Profound Thoughts on Walking the Christian Walk

The following comes from a recent edition of the Independent Baptist newsletter I receive weekly. It’s a quote that speaks for itself about living the Christian life and walking in the Spirit.

 

This Week’s Quote

(Friday Church News Notes, October 24, 2014, http://www.wayoflife.org, fbns@wayoflife.org, 866-295-4143)

– “We need the Lord’s abiding presence (Jn. 14:18-24) for the simple but sublime reason that Christianity is Christ. The only one who can live the Christian life is Christ. All the Lord expects from us is failure. For thirty-three and a half years the Lord Jesus lived a supernatural life on earth. Incarnated, he allowed his Father as God to live his life in him through the indwelling Holy Spirit. Now we as regenerated men and women, boys and girls, are to allow him as God to live his life in us through the indwelling Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is the one through whom God makes himself available to us. All that Jesus is as God is put, by the Holy Spirit, at the disposal of the individual who will put, by the Holy Spirit, all that he or she is at the disposal of Jesus as God. That is the essence of the Christian life. The Christian life is a supernatural life. It is the life of Christ lived out in every believer by means of the indwelling Holy Spirit” (John Phillips, commentary on the Gospel of John).

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