How is the “desperately wicked” heart of man made “right” with God?

In Jeremiah 17:9; Genesis 6:5, Elohim declares the human heart desperately wicked, evil; therefore, how is man made “positionally right” with Elohim?

This is the reason Jesus as Messiah was necessary and the Gospel ordained “before Time began” (2 Timothy 1:8-10). The Father did not leave us in our hopeless condition of sin, corruption and eternal damnation but sent His Son into the Realm of Time through the Tribe of Judah and Jesus lived a sinless, perfect, obedient, life and thereby fulfilled the righteous mandates of the Law for us and willingly gave His life as our sacrificial Lamb (1 Peter 1:19).

As a result of Jesus’ faithfulness and obedience at Golgotha, the Father, by covenant promise (Jeremiah 31; Ezekiel 36; Hebrews 8:12; Hebrews 10; John 3:16) agrees to forgive, forget, the sins of the one who trusts in Jesus as Lord-Messiah and believes that Jesus died in their place as atonement for our sin (John 3; Romans 10:9-10); in this, the Father agrees to impute-gift, by grace, the perfection and righteousness of Jesus over the life of the one who believes in Jesus as Lord (2 Corinthians 5:21) thereby making that person “positionally right” with the Father by covenant promise; effectively, the Father agrees to forgive and forget the sins of the one who agrees to enter into covenant with Him by faith in His Son and the Father provides the Holy Spirit to indwell the faithful in Jesus as the Holy Spirit is the Seal and Guarantor of that covenant relationship, forever (Ephesians 1:13-14; John 14:16-17; Ezekiel 36:27).

It is the indwelling Holy Spirit that incrementally transforms the faithful in Jesus into the obedient image of Messiah via the daily process, the life-long process, of sanctification as the Spirit prepares the faithful in Jesus for an eternity of service in the New Jerusalem (Galatians 5:16; John 16:13-14). Faith in Jesus transforms mind, body, spirit.

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