What is so important about the phrase “in Christ” for Christians? How does our understanding of being in Christ affect our daily living? Justin and Scott discuss these questions and more on this week’s podcast.
We have already heard the devastating news that through sin death spread to all people because all have sinned. We know from experience the power of sin in our lives. Now we cry with the Apostle Paul, “Who will deliver us from this body of death?” The gospel tells us that God himself has done […]
Christ has made the way to God. He has brought us with him into God’s presence by his death on our behalf. Now Christ stands with us before God and over us as the people of God. We have come to Christ by faith as the Spirit of God has drawn us to him. There […]
Life in Christ is lived by the Spirit and not by the law. To live by the law is to have our old sinful nature aroused and exposed by the moral standard that we fail to keep. The result is sin and death. To live by the Spirit is to be raised with Christ as […]
The book of Romans has laid before us God’s gracious plan of salvation. Now, in the sixth chapter, we read the first direct commands. We are called to engage our minds and use our bodies to live in obedience to God. In our minds we consider to be true the spiritual realities of being dead […]