Much More - Victorious Christian Life
Dr. Johnny Hunt
INTRODUCTION: Romans 3:23
''for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,''
Egypt - Bondage - Death
''For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.''
Wilderness - Release, Salvation, Beginning, Deception, Defeat, Frustration
CANAAN - Spirit-controlled living, holiness - Christ in you, self-life crucified, Christ-enthroned, Victory, Joy
A. W. Tozer (Vic Smith)
''The barren plain of tumbleweed and scrub grass has been the very pasture of the blessed.''
''The Death that He died qualifies you for the life that He lived.'' Ian Thomas
The moment you are saved through the atoning death of Christ upon the cross, you receive the Holy Spirit within your human spirit. You have passed from death to life, raised from the dead, and the life that has been imparted to you by the Holy Spirit is the very life of Christ Himself. He made us alive together in fellowship and in union with Christ. He gave us the very life of Christ Himself
The life that the Lord Jesus lived for you 1,900 years ago, condemns you, but the life that He now lives in you, saves you.
The Christian life is the life that He lived then, lived now by Him in you.
As He behaved in the virgin born sinless humanity (body) that the Father had prepared for Him then, so He wants to behave in your humanity presented to Him now.
''You must have what He is (life) to be what He was (perfect).''
Remember, godliness is not the consequence of your capacity to imitate God, but the consequence of His capacity to reproduce Himself in you; not self-righteousness, but Christ righteousness.
You will be what He was then only to the degree in which you allow Him to be in you what He is now (perfect).
What God creates in the new birth (salvation) is not a sinless Christian. What he creates is an embattled, not-yet per ...
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