Showing posts from October 15, 2017

Gospel According to the Spirit

Therefore we know no one after the flesh from now on. Even though we have known Christ after the flesh, yet now we know him so no more. Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old things have passed away. Behold, all things have become new. (2 Corinthians 5:16-17)
For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ all will be made alive. (1 Corinthians 15:22)
I have become convinced, primarily on the basis of the strong testimony of these verses along with other similar ones, that every human being is in Christ without exception. What is becoming more clear to me increasingly is that in order to perceive, believe and live in this awareness, one must like Paul, choose to view everyone from that perspective – according to the spirit – alone and refuse to think in terms of or view others according to any other measurement of value or identity.
The issue of identity is increasingly coming into prominence in my awareness of spiritual realities. Now the various modules of study th…