To live is Christ is to trust the pattern of God’s sanctification grace. Through flood and through fire, but never alone. Into abundance, but never by our own doing. Christ is always with us. He knows the way through the sea. Fix your eyes on him and simply follow.
TLIC DAILY. DAY 333. NOVEMBER 29: RANSOMED.
“To live is Christ” is to be rescued, ransomed, and set apart in holiness. Rescued from the power of sin. Ransomed from the penalty of sin. And therefore set apart from sin’s pleasure into the greater pleasure of God’s grace in Christ.
TLIC DAILY. DAY 322. NOVEMBER 18: HIS OWN BLOOD.
This is the result of the cross – eternal redemption. All who are in Christ will live every day, forever, in the glory of Christ’s freeing sacrifice for sins. Every debt paid. The disease of sin cured. Christ’s own blood redeeming us unto “to live is Christ.”
TLIC DAILY. DAY 284. OCTOBER 11: DELIVERED.
“To live is Christ” means there’s nothing left to earn. Nothing left to do. No performance left to give. No right to make wrong. No guilt to overcome. No history to delete. Nothing to add-on. No more “ands” to get done today. Just Jesus. Just his love and forgiveness. Only true deliverance.
TLIC DAILY. DAY 35. FEBRUARY 4: FINISHED THE WORK.
“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!
TLIC DAILY. DAY 34. FEBRUARY 3: SHOW YOUR GLORY.
“To live is Christ” means the ultimate prayer, “Lord, please show me your glory,” has been answered once and for all. It is Jesus.