I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live,
but Christ lives in me.(Galatians 2:20)
Christ is not a second personality or power, to come along to reinforce us, to vivify us, to strengthen us, for us to use in life and in service, and that He should make us something. That is not the thought, and that is not the angle of Scripture at all. And yet, how almost universally, perhaps largely unconsciously, that is what is happening.
Christians want to be made something, even as Christians; and Christian workers and the Lord’s servants, though perhaps unwittingly, want to be made something as workers; and they want Christ to reinforce them, come behind them, and make them something as His servants and in His service.
That whole system of things is diametrically opposite to the truth. The truth is that Christ shall be All…
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