All Resources on Identity in Christ
What does it mean to belong to Jesus? As we study a passage slowly verse by verse, sometimes we need to step back and look for help from other places in the Bible. There are other verses that will help us see more in the one before us.
Some phrases are used so often in the Bible that we need to stop and do the work of understanding what they mean. Paul uses the phrase “in Christ Jesus” 47 times in his letters. Pastor John looks at several other passages to better understand these important words in Romans 8:1–2.
In episode 383, theologian Michael Reeves discusses not only is union in Christ important in the Christian life, but it is the Christian Life.
In episode 379, Michael Reeves discusses the transforming power of Christ's glory.
In episode 318, Pastor John addresses how Christians should be involved in the military and law enforcement.
In Episode 164, Pastor John shares more about what it means to be salt and light in the world.
The resurrection of Jesus shows the greatness of God's power toward us now in this life.
Believers are commanded to become in practice what we are in Christ: dead to sin and alive to God.
God lives in the soul of man by the indwelling of his Spirit.
God made us who we are to show the world who he is.
Without the Spirit, we are so rebellious against the Lord that we cannot recognize the truth and beauty of a crucified Christ.
When Paul says, put off the old person and put on the new person, he is not talking about an optional elective. This is the core curriculum in the school of Christ.
We need each other if we are going to escape the drunkening effects of the world and live as sober aliens.
We are freed from the burden of the law when we are given the power to fulfill it from within. And that happens when Christ is formed in us.
The essential mark of a Christian is not how far you have progressed in sanctification, but on what you are relying to get there.