Summary: The completeness for the Christian of being ’in Christ’.
Christ In Us
Our Being In Christ
1. THE BASIS
Ac 24:24 Several days later Felix came with his wife Drusilla, who was a Jewess. He sent for Paul and listened to him as he spoke about faith in Christ Jesus.
2. THE BEGINNING
2Co 5:17 If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!
Col 3:3 For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God.
3. THE BELONGING
Eph 2:13 now in Christ Jesus you who once were far away have been brought near through the blood of Christ.
4. THE BODY
Ro 12:5 in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.
5. THE BOUNTY
Col 1:27 To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.
6. THE BEHAVIOUR
Ro 6:11 In the same way, count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus.
7. THE BENEFIT
Ro 8:1 Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus,
8. THE BLESSING
Eph 1:3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ.
Ga 2:16 know that a man is not justified by observing the law, but by faith in Jesus Christ. So we, too, have put our faith in Christ Jesus that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by observing the law, because by observing the law no-one will be justified
Php 3:9 and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which is through faith in Christ—the righteousness that comes from God and is by faith.
1Co 1:2 To the church of God in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus and called to be holy, together with all those everywhere who call on the name of our Lord Jesus Christ— their Lord and ours:
Eph 1:13 you also were included in Christ when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation. Having believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit,
Col 1:28 We proclaim him, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone perfect in Christ. [so that every man may be complete in Christ; BBE]
Ga 3:28 There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
Eph 2:6 God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus
Ro 8:39 neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Ga 3:26 You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus,
9. THE BOUNTY
Col 2:10 you have been given fulness in Christ, who is the Head over every power and authority.
2Co 1:20 For no matter how many promises God has made, they are "Yes" in Christ. And so through him the "Amen" is spoken by us to the glory of God.