Category Archives: Abiding in Christ

The Deeper Christian Life

Real Victory No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. Romans 8:37 The deeper Christian life is a victorious, holy, faith-centered, Spirit-empowered, Christ-dependent, surrendered, fruit-bearing, broken, overcoming, sustained life. Abiding in Christ is … Continue reading

Posted in Abiding in Christ | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Fruit Bearing vs. Fruit Producing

Fruit Bearing Is the Overflow of the Life of Christ in You By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples. John 15:8 Fruit bearing is the overflow of the life … Continue reading

Posted in Abiding in Christ, Good Works, Major Ian Thomas | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Striving vs. Abiding

Struggling vs. Receiving For my people have committed two evils: they have forsaken me, the fountain of living waters, and hewed out cisterns for themselves, broken cisterns that can hold no water. Jer. 2:13 Striving is living the Christian life by our own effort: … Continue reading

Posted in Abiding in Christ, Andrew Murray | Tagged , | Leave a comment

What Does It Mean To Be, “In Christ”?

Union With Christ But of Him you are in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom from God—and righteousness and sanctification and redemption. 1 Cor. 1:30 NKJV The phrase “in Christ” or its corresponding idea is used one hundred and … Continue reading

Posted in Abiding in Christ, E. Stanley Jones, Evangelical | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

The Constant Conscious Presence of God

God’s Presence For in him we live and move and exist. Acts 17:28 NLT The constant conscious presence of the Lord creates a healthy fear of God. The fear of God is a silent wonder, a radical amazement, and an … Continue reading

Posted in Abiding in Christ, Fear of the Lord, Oswald Chambers | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Right Thing

Communing With God I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. John 15:5 Abiding in Christ (or … Continue reading

Posted in Abiding in Christ, Edward Dennett, Plymouth Brethren | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Great Receivers Get Pruned

It’s Good to be at the End of Your Rope You’re blessed when you’re at the end of your rope. With less of you there is more of God and his rule. Matt. 5:3 (The Message) God is sovereign. No … Continue reading

Posted in Abiding in Christ, God's Grace | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Its Impossible!

The Christian Life Is Impossible Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving. Col. 2:6-7 A dear … Continue reading

Posted in Abiding in Christ, Christ in You, Keswick Convention, Major Ian Thomas | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Glorious Fact

The Glorious Fact: Christ as Divine Love Fills Your Soul I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources he will empower you with inner strength through his Spirit. Then Christ will make his home in your hearts as you trust … Continue reading

Posted in Abiding in Christ, Christ in You, Evan Hopkins, Keswick Convention | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

What God Really Wants!

What God Really Wants?  He Wants Us to Trust Him And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him. Heb. … Continue reading

Posted in Abiding in Christ, Andrew Murray, Faith, Keswick Convention | Tagged , , | Leave a comment