“To live is Christ” is to live in his steadfast, immovable, abounding love so that we might live today from his eternal work of love.
“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” means no more fear of dying and no more fear of living.
“To live is Christ” means we can and should expect the love of Jesus to overwhelm our lives each and every day. Why? Because his love has already overwhelmed every enemy of love there is – fear, death, shame, guilt. Now we can love freely from freely given love. Not purchased love, but a love that purchased us.
Have you received Christ’s life? Have you chosen to live forever with him and never be forgotten? Have you chosen “to live is Christ?”
Genesis 4:6-7. 6 The Lord said to Cain, “Why are you angry, and why has your face fallen? 7 If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you