“To live is Christ” means that God is for us, and nothing against us will stand. How do we know? Because Jesus died for us and we are raised to life in him. Full stop.
“To live is Christ” allows us to take a deeply honest look at our own wretchedness as law keepers and then place our hope in the one who will deliver us from the body of death.
“To live is Christ” is to trust in your position in grace alone. Your full forgiveness. Your freedom from the power and consequence of sin. Your resurrection unto eternal life. It is to rest in the freedom of his unconditional love. A resting that will bring true obedience as the impulse of his love.
“To live is Christ” is to continue to allow the law to reveal your abounding sin, and then to turn to the super-abounding grace of God in Christ. A grace that can never be stopped as it leads us through righteousness and into eternal life.
“To live is Christ” means admitting weakness. And it means receiving grace. A grace that allows us to boast in our weakness that we may learn to love with all the love of the cross.
“To live is Christ” is unlike any other religion on earth. It is all of grace and all of Christ. He has freely given us his life and all that comes with it – wisdom, goodness, holiness, freedom. We have been given these things for free in order to freely be these things.