“To live is Christ” means we are never alone in our suffering, and we are never meant to leave others alone in theirs. May the God of all comfort grant us the comfort of Christ’s love and life in our suffering. May we reject selfish isolation, and embrace the ministry of shared suffering and shared comfort today and every day until Jesus returns for his bride.
“To live is Christ” is to live in his steadfast, immovable, abounding love so that we might live today from his eternal work of love.
“To live is Christ” is to swallow evil. No more running. No more hiding. No more revenge. Because death, evil, and suffering can no longer defeat us, we can now face them with the resurrection power of Christ. Transforming them into his life and love, his goodness and service.
“To live is Christ” makes our life an everlasting journey toward greater and greater glory. A journey we will experience both spiritually and physically in God’s presence. This is the imperishable life that God had planned for us since the beginning. In Christ, it is our once again.
“To live is Christ” offers us true meaning. We share the divine nature of the last Adam. We have his life. His good life. Forever.
“To live is Christ” is our internal proof that Christ has resurrected and God has already won. Christ reigns in our spirits and is enthroned on our hearts. One day we will reign eternally with Jesus at the right hand of God. To God be the glory!