Robert McLaughlin Bible Ministries
Abiding in Christ and He in us; The source of our strength. Part 2.
Thursday, May 6, 2010
ABIDING IN CHRIST - LET CHRIST BE FORMED IN YOU
Christ indwelling us.
Christ abiding in us.
Christ being formed in us.
Christ at home in our hearts.
Christ being glorified in our bodies.
A life united to the Son of God is the most excellent life a man can live in this world; it is pure and spiritual; it is useful and profitable, and it answers all that there is in life.
Phil 2:13 - for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure.
All events, all experiences, all the provisions of God; all the circumstances of life, as well as
all the riches of grace, are made by the goodness and wisdom of God to help the Christian in his growth.
To deepen our walk
To strengthen our souls
To hone our character
To exercise our virtues
To lead us to maturity
To give us a stronger understanding of our God
“There is no way you can do anything except with my help." or
“The only way you can do anything at all is with me helping you."
A disciple; a technical student. ?
“My little children” (my little born again ones).”
John 16:21 -"Whenever a woman is in travail she has sorrow, because her hour has come; but when she gives birth to the child, she remembers the anguish no more, for joy that a child has been born into the world.
HEB 13:17 - Obey your leaders, and submit to them; for they keep watch over your souls, as those who will give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with grief, for this would be unprofitable for you.
to cause something to have a certain form or nature
to form the nature of something
GAL 2:20 - I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me, and delivered Himself up for me.