“To live is Christ” is to have the One who IS our peace. This is not a peace you must earn or achieve, for that would bring no peace at all. It is a peace that is freely given as the life of Jesus the gracious Shepherd King of our hearts.
“To live is Christ” means that now Christ’s loving anger is fueling our love for others. His selfless anger aimed at all that would destroy this world, and enslave others in sin. His selfless love that would make us angry enough to die, even for Nineveh.
“To live is Christ” means we now have the justice and righteousness that God requires imputed to us in spite of us.
“To live is Christ” means the Spirit of the great Prophet, Jesus, is now prophesying through us as we speak the gospel to all we meet in this valley of decision.
“To live is Christ” means that we are living in the greatest love story ever told.
“To live is Christ” means that our destiny is that of the Son of Man – an everlasting kingdom to be shared with the Son of Man in eternal glory, peace, and joy.