Jesus has shown us in John 14-16 that his abiding life is the zoe life of God given to us by the Spirit of God.
In John 14 Jesus promises us the coming Holy Spirit. In John 15 Jesus tells us to abide in him. In John 16 Jesus returns
Abiding in Christ is union with Christ. And abiding in Christ brings us his life. And this life brings with it one of the greatest
Jesus said “abide in me.” Paul said “to live is Christ.” These are essentially the same thing. We live from Christ’s indwelling life. How? By
Ok, so you’re abiding in Christ because of his indwelling life (Position) and you are supposed to continually abide in Christ by faith (Condition). But what
“To live is Christ” is to “abide in Christ.” Because of our union with Christ we do abide in Christ and Christ abides in us.