“To live is Christ” is to be so enthralled with Christ that all obedience flows from this new affection. Not law. Just love. Love that comes from knowing that we are loved first and forever.
This is true Christianity. This is “to live is Christ.” Knowing that God has done it all. It’s all of his grace. And now, our only job is to believe.
“To live is Christ” is to live within each of these amazing New Covenant promises. Promises fulfilled fully by the self-giving love of Jesus Christ. God’s great I will has been accomplished in us. Now, there is nothing left for you to do but to enjoy your new reality.
“To live is Christ” means that your heart is protected. It is being kept with all the vigilance of the Trinity. Now you can keep your heart with all the vigilance of the life of Christ inside of you. And you can let the streams of his love and grace pour out from the well of life that has been poured into you.
So read Psalm 51 and cry out “Thank you blessed Trinity!” Thank you for your abundant mercy in Christ that has restored to me the joy of my salvation, and upheld me with a willing spirit. Thank you for creating in me a forever clean heart. Thank you for eternal life. Thank you for “to live is Christ.”
Exodus 7:16. And you shall say to him, ‘The LORD, the God of the Hebrews, sent me to you, saying, “Let my people go, that