“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.
1 Corinthians 2:2. For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. What if all Christians adopted this same rule for
“To live is Christ” means my only boast, my only honor, my only glory is the cross of Christ.
“To live is Christ” means forever living free from the only curse that ever existed. The curse of the law.
“To live is Christ” is therefore much, much, more than self-denial or the “imitation of Christ.” It is a whole new identity, a new reality, a new nature. It’s a whole new life and a whole new way to live. Alive through death. Living by dying.
“To live is Christ” means no more separation. No closed doors. No veils. No curtains. No blockade to God’s love and grace.