• Samuel at Gilgal

    This year I will be sharing brief excerpts from the articles, sermons, and books I am currently reading. My posts will not follow a regular schedule but will be published as I find well-written thoughts that should be of interest to maturing Christian readers. Whenever possible, I encourage you to go to the source and read the complete work of the author.

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The Old and New Testament clearly demonstrate the power of God working through His saints. Example after example is provided for our moral and spiritual guidance. The Bible exhorts us to be conformed to the pattern of life that God has made possible through the power of His grace. His grace is sufficient for all our needs because His power increases in us when we are too weak to overcome the obstacles before us. (2 Corinthians 12:9 ESV) We have been made alive together with Christ and this changes everything.

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Samuel A CainI have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. (Galatians 2:20 ESV)

“Christ lives in me;” These are wonderful words. It is a beautiful phrase – “Christ lives in me.” All who “live by faith in the Son of God” may truthfully say this. A Christian is never alone because Christ lives in him. The life he now lives belongs to Christ. The treasure of his heart is Jesus Christ.

Jesus suffered and died on the cross for all who would believe in Him. Christ loved them, gave Himself for them, and rose from the dead to confirm His promise of eternal life. A Christian lives in the grace of Christ and is dependent upon Him. Jesus Christ is not only the author of spiritual life, but of life itself. A Christian is united heart and soul to Him.

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