6756 union with Christ, significance of

6756 union with Christ, significance of

The union between Jesus Christ and believers is the basis for all exhortation to faithful, holy living, as well as to sharing in all his benefits.

For the believer

Identification with Jesus Christ Mt 10:40 See also Mt 18:5; Mt 25:40; Eph 1:1; Php 1:1

The experience of being in Christ Ro 8:10; 2Co 5:17 See also Jn 14:20; 2Co 13:5; Gal 2:20; Eph 3:14-19; Col 1:27

Conformity to Jesus Christ Col 3:1-4 See also Mt 16:24 pp Mk 8:34 pp Lk 9:23; Ro 6:5; 1Co 6:15-17; 2Co 4:10; Eph 2:6; Php 3:10-11; 1Pe 4:13; 1Jn 2:6,28; 1Jn 3:24; 1Jn 5:20

Righteousness in Christ Ro 4:23-25; 2Co 5:21 See also Ro 1:17; 1Co 1:30

Blessing in Christ Eph 1:3-14

For the church

In persecution Ac 9:3-5 See also Ac 22:6-8; Ac 26:14

In service 1Co 12:12 See also Ro 12:4-8; 1Co 12:27; Eph 1:22-23; Eph 5:28-30; Col 3:15

See also

1335blessing
2048Christ, love of
3278Holy Spirit, indwelling
6744sanctification
7024church, nature of
8020faith
8114discipleship
8154righteousness
8209commitment to Christ
8265godliness
8797persecution, attitudes
8813riches, spiritual

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