“To live is Christ” is to be under the care of the ultimate Good Samaritan – Jesus.
“To live is Christ” means you have been loved by God when you were still the enemy of God. Praise him! Because you are loved by God, your heart has everything it needs to love others, even enemies.
“To live is Christ” means that we are living in the greatest love story ever told.
“To live is Christ” is possible because we are graciously granted entrance into God’s New Covenant with mankind through the man Christ Jesus. A covenant of unconditional love. A covenant of unbreakable hope.
“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.
“To live is Christ” means that Christ won’t leave us in the grave of our death either. He won’t leave us behind the wall of our fear and shame. He is calling out to you and to me, Arise my love and come away. Meet me on the other side of the wall. Escape with me to the garden of my perfect love.