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.
In John 15, Jesus gives us one of the best metaphors in scripture for the indwelling life of Christ, the vine and branch. “To live
In John 14 we’ve seen Jesus relate his union to and dependence upon the Father with our union and dependence upon the Son. In John
We’ve been seeing from John 14 that Jesus is both equal to and yet dependent upon the Father. This is because he is both divine