A Believer's Unity with Christ Essay

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Christians are not called to feel love for all persons, but to desire to act in a caring and just way towards all, which is the true reality of a believer’s unity with Christ. As we can see in Romans 8 it has already been establish that there is no condemnation for the ones whom God is sanctifying by the Holy Spirit. Paul explains that the primary cause of distinction between the true believer and all others is the existence and work of the Holy Spirit within. Within the chapter we all have received the proclamation that we have been freed from the bondage of sin and shame. Paul has taught us that our spirit plays a serious role in the sanctification of the believer. But, today many churches don’t teach much on the necessity of the …show more content…
“There is no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus for the spirit of life has set them free in Jesus Christ from the law of sin and death for God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, couldn’t do”. (Rom 8:1-3). As we can see, the law has no tolerance for sin in anyway. The law doesn’t have the power to prevent sin or control it. It is up to mankind to obey the law or not. We have to be accountable for our own action under God’s authority rather we are going to live according to His word.
The law is completely powerless against sin. In fact, Paul tells us, “the law provokes sin, although the law commands are sacred, it was given to the stubborn Israelites to increase transgressions until the Messiah, the extraordinary seed of Abraham, was to come”. (Galatians3: 19). God chose Abraham for his own divine reasons and purpose. It wasn’t because Abraham was living a righteous lifestyle and full of faith.
He was chosen through the sovereign of God, His elective grace that God had for him. Abraham’s faith or works had nothing to do with him being chosen. His faith was acceptable to God which He graciously counted, it as righteousness. It was not the greatness of Abraham’s faith that saved him but the greatness of our Lord that gave him his faith. Faith will never be the basis or the reason for

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