CHRIST YOUR LIFE

His Kingdom in you and the world

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The Great Truth of life is that God is absolutely trustworthy and that we belong in His 'Belonging'.

Christianity is meant to the Kingdom of God. The belief that Christianity is not a religion but a person is spot on. Almost. The Kingdom of God is incarnation - Christ in you, the trinity in us, God manifesting as us.

ULTIMATE HEALING

The key to overcoming the chaos of civil life and the torpor of churchianity is not law empowered moralism or spiritual gifts unconnected to the incarnation. The healing of the world belongs with union with God - the result of which is the creation of the sons and daughters of God.

IN THE FAMILY

We belong with God, which is to say that we belong in the Holy Family. The fullness and love of God is The Trinity. So Paul prays that we be immersed in the riches that are ours in the Trinity, ‘For this reason I kneel before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name. I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.’

ADOPTED

We have been adopted into the Fatherhood of God and made one with the source of our being. This is the reality of salvation, of infinite life and the regeneration of the human race. It is in oneness with Father that we mature into sons of God.

“It is in and through this revelation of God the Creator as the Father of Christ Jesus, and also as our loving Father in virtue of our adoption in Christ and our union with him, that we may discern the wonderful truth that God does not exist for himself alone, that he will not be without us but has made us for himself and has actually given himself for us so that, without ceasing to be creaturely beings utterly different from him, we may nevertheless be one with him, as the Father and the Son are one in the Holy Trinity. Hence nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from his love, any more than anything can separate the Father and the Son from one another.” (1)

Touched on here is our oneness with God as sons and the vicarious humanity of Christ in which our oneness with Christ is forever guaranteed in the person of Jesus.

(1) Torrance, Thomas F.. The Christian Doctrine of God, One Being Three Persons (T&T Clark Cornerstones) (p. 140). Bloomsbury Publishing. Kindle Edition.