The gospel is “I in Christ” – through a gracious marriage union with Christ I instantly have His name. Therefore righteousness is a status instantly imputed to me as a gift in Jesus. The rest of my life involves a communion with Jesus in which I gradually exhibit more and more of His nature. But that is not my hope. My hope is not me living Christ’s life (by His power within me). My hope is Christ living my life (with me hidden in Him).I recommend Glen's whole article.
Monday, October 18, 2010
Glen Scrivener reflects on the implications of two related concepts: "I am in Christ" and "Christ is in me." Here's a sample: