Galatians 2:17-21
17 But what if we seek to be made right with God through faith in Christ and then find out that we are still sinners? Has Christ led us into sin? Of course not! 18 Rather, I make myself guilty if I rebuild the old system I already tore down. 19 For when I tried to keep the law, I realized I could never earn God’s approval. So I died to the law so that I might live for God. I have been crucified with Christ. 20 I myself no longer live, but Christ lives in me. So I live my life in this earthly body by trusting in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. 21 I am not one of those who treats the grace of God as meaningless. For if we could be saved by keeping the law, then there was no need for Christ to die.
Holy Bible, New Living Translation, (Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.) 1996.

Sin always brings death that is a fact as certain as the law of gravity.  Jesus did not die for His own sins, He had none.  Instead, by a transaction that we may never fully understand, He died for the sins of the whole world.  He died for all past, present and every sin to ever be committed.  There is not one sin that can be forgiven by the work that Christ Jesus did on the cross. When we commit our life to Christ and thus identify ourselves with Him, His death becomes ours. We are crucified with Him.  Our sinful nature is nailed to the cross with Him. He paid the penalty for our sins, and His blood has purified us.  And just as Christ rose from the dead, so we will also rise to a new life for eternal fellowship with Him. But while we walk in this world, we struggle with our sinful nature.  It is sometimes a daily need to nail self to the cross and put Christ on the throne of our lives.  We have to die to self and let Christ live in us and work through us. Until you are with Him, you must let Him live in you. To be His child is to live His life in your body by His power. 

Have a God Day!