“But very truly I tell you, it is for your good that I am going away. Unless I go away, the Advocate will not come to you; but if I go, I will send him to you. When he comes, he will prove the world to be in the wrong about sin and righteousness and judgment: about sin, because people do not believe in me; about righteousness, because I am going to the Father, where you can see me no longer; and about judgment, because the prince of this world now stands condemned.” (John 16:7-11)
about sin, because people do not believe in me:
“The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent.” (John 6:29)
about righteousness, because I am going to the Father, where you can see me no longer:
“He did not enter by means of the blood of goats and calves; but he entered the Most Holy Place once for all by his own blood, thus obtaining eternal redemption.” (Hebrews 9:12)
“Since we have now been justified (made righteous) by his blood, how much more shall we be saved from God’s wrath through him!” (Romans 5:9)
and about judgment, because the prince of this world now stands condemned:
“For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.” (John 3:17)
Salvation is for the world. Condemnation is for the prince of the world, the devil and all its partners including hell, death and sin.
“And the devil, who deceived them, was thrown into the lake of burning sulfur, where the beast and the false prophet had been thrown. They will be tormented day and night for ever and ever.” (Revelation 20:10)
“Then death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. The lake of fire is the second death. Anyone whose name was not found written in the book of life was thrown into the lake of fire.” (Revelation 20:14-15)
This “anyone” is not a descendant of Adam. Redemption is for Adam, while condemnation is for the serpent.
“And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel.” (Genesis 3:15)
Christ crushed the head of the serpent with His death on the cross while Christ himself bleeds in the process for our redemption.
“For as in Adam all die, so in Christ all will be made alive.” (1 Corinthians 15:22)
“For God has bound everyone over to disobedience so that he may have mercy on them all.” (Romans 11:32)
“God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting people’s sins against them. And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation.” (2 Corinthians 5:19)
“Those who heard this asked, “Who then can be saved?” Jesus replied, “What is impossible with man is possible with God.” (Luke 18:26-27)
“And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of the world. If anyone acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God lives in them and they in God. And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them.” (1 John 4:14-16)
Praise God for his redemption of us. Praise God for his salvation of us. Praise God for his adoption of us. Praise God for his justification of us. Praise God for his resurrection of us with Christ at his throne. Praise Him. Praise Him.