Christ in me is a huge paradox. It’s the mystery of the Gospel and my hope of glory. But it doesn't supersede another amazing gift of the Father to my life: free will.
Do I lose me when Christ is me? Is my person eliminated in this transaction? Do I cease to exist because He now is my life? Is this Christ in me?
So many work to overcome rather than letting the Overcomer conquer in us but life is impossible if it’s managed and manhandled by us we must live dead.
Immanuel is God with us. Our lives, in their totality, are intended to be lived with Him. We are to take Him into every living situation of our lives as He lives and I witness.
Did Jonah’s resistance to God’s call make him a failure or was the sign of Jonah proof that I am not limited by this world or its happenings.
There’s only One Life that is not the slave-life and that is the Life of Christ. Every other attempt to live this life is from self and slavery.
God’s expectations are on the Life of Christ, not my efforts to perform. His Life gave me something nothing else could: Life to perform the Will of God.
The Lord never expects from my self-life, He expects only from the Life of His Son. Expecting Life from my self-life is like expecting a diamond to come from a mud pie.
Some talk about the music and others are played as His instrument. He doesn't just want us to talk about His Life; He yearns to blow His Life through us.
The Life of the Spirit and the Life of Christ are one or it is not the Life of Christ. The Spirit is the Spirit of Christ or it's just a lying spirit.
Some people have yearned for the singularity (uploading our brains into computers). And amazingly, God Himself has given us a solution to satisfy this deep desire, NOW!
Is the church laying down on the job and wrinkling her wedding dress. Is the world passing away in degradation, while we the church are fluffing the pillows in our pews.