“To live is Christ” means that the de-creation and re-creation work of God in us is finished. We are the new creation. Right now!
“To live is Christ” means the ultimate prayer, “Lord, please show me your glory,” has been answered once and for all. It is Jesus.
“To live is Christ” makes you and me the sanctuary-tabernacle of God. The meeting place of holiness and mercy. Separate from the world in Christ’s holiness. Connected to the world in his mercy. God dwelling in the midst of humanity in us.
Now “to live is Christ” means no more fear and trembling in God’s presence. No more standing far off. No more “get away God.” No more fear of death. No more testing. No more thick darkness.
“To live is Christ” is to be not only pursued by a jealous God but also loved, cared for, and forever held by that same jealous God.
“To live is Christ” is to have everything God offered his people through the law, but to have it through Christ.