How is God teaching us to love? By our union with Christ. By the indwelling Holy Spirit who pours God’s love into our hearts.
“To live is Christ” has made you a giver. A sharer of the good news of God and of your own self.
So are you experiencing the power of Christ by the Holy Spirit? Are you patient in hope, worshiping from faith, and laboring in love for others? Only the gospel can empower such living. Only our union with Christ can provide the hope needed for this kind of power. Resurrection power. The power of “to live is Christ.”
“To live is Christ” means that we have been brought out of the world so that we could be sent back into the world. Not hiding behind our convictions. But living from the conviction that the gospel alone can unite all mankind.
“To live is Christ” is to be the Jesus that loves others and it is to love Jesus as you love others.
“To live is Christ” is worth repenting for. Turning to God through faith in Jesus is the wisest choice a person could ever make. Only union with Christ offers this beautiful triple blessing – sins blotted out, the refreshing presence of God, and the restoration of all things. You won’t find these three graces anywhere else. So stop searching and simply turn back to Jesus.