“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. Meaning that comes from sharing the divine nature of the last Adam. We share his life. His good life. Forever.
“To live is Christ” makes you a living apocalypse. We are God’s walking and talking future. Judged. Resurrected. New. The indwelling Spirit is our internal proof that God has already won. Christ reigns in our spirits and is enthroned in our hearts. And the day is coming when we will reign eternally with Jesus at the right hand of God. To God be the glory!
is Christ” is to be filled with faith, hope, and love. Hope in the eternal life of Christ. Faith that fully trusts in his eternal life. And love that flows from his life of love in you.
“To live is Christ” means we are filled with love as a state of being. Love is. And love is in us. Why? Because Christ is in us. Without love we are nothing because without Christ we are nothing. But in Christ we are everything because his love has made us everything.