~ Exclusive Benefits For Those Who Are Christians: There Is… (3of3) ~
In Christ There Is Strength (by His grace) ~ “You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus” (2 Timothy 2:1).
In Christ There Is Happiness ~ “For we are the circumcision, who worship God in the Spirit, rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh” (Philippians 3:3).
In Christ There Is An Inheritance ~ “In Him also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestined according to the purpose of Him who works all things according to the counsel of His will, that we who first trusted in Christ should be to the praise of His glory” (Ephesians 1:11-12).
In Christ There Is Justification ~ “A man is not justified by the works of the law but by faith in Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, that we might be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law; for by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified” (Galatians 2:16).
In Christ There Is Keeping ~ “The peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus” (Philippians 4:7).
In Christ There Is Life ~ “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Romans 6:23).
In Christ There Is Sanctification (set apart) ~ “To the church of God which is at Corinth, to those who are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all who in every place call on the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and ours” (1 Corinthians 1:2).
In Christ There Is Nearness (personal relationship) ~ “But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ” (Ephesians 2:13).
In Christ There Is Oneness (unity in Christ) ~ “For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus. And if you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise” (Galatians 3:26-29).
~ Robert Lloyd Russell, ABUNDANT LIFE NOW
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