- Romans 8:12, 13
No More Condemnation…Now What?
So far, we understand that the Christian’s position is that of joy. We are saved eternally. Nothing can change our security in Christ. It is clear that Christians still sin and struggle here on earth. Nevertheless, we no longer stand under the condemnation of God but rather we are inhabited by the very Spirit of God who is working within us to make us more like Jesus Christ. We also know that even our bodies are someday going to experience a change. In light of where we as Christians stand right now in this life time, what do we do? How do we live out the rest of our lives?
What the Christian is to do now is to live free. By living free, I mean that believers should live up to their identity in Christ. We should live as those who are forgiven of all sins and who stand without condemnation. We should live as those who have the true, living God dwelling in us. This means we Christians need to live without any obligation to sin and death. Rather we are now obligated to live free in Christ.
- Pastor Randy