2 Corinthians 2:14 Now thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ.NKJV
So what does resurrection have to do with my life as a Christian? As many as were baptized into Christ were baptized into his death, his burial, and his resurrection.(Romans 6:3-5) When we receive Christ, we receive his life. His death, burial, resurrection, and new life are ours by faith in Christ. (John 1:12)
The power that raised Christ from the dead is in us giving us the ability to live rightly. (Romans 8:11)
Do you see what happens when you accept Jesus Christ as your savior? Do you see how important the resurrection is? Without it, we would be powerless to live rightly on a daily basis. It is his life in us. His new life. His resurrected life that has triumphed over sin.
No more being a victim of our past. No more being held captive by addictions. No more having to be who you were. No more being stuck repeating the same mistakes over and over again.
His resurrection life in us gives us the ability to reign in life. Reign. No more in chains. No more a victim. No more bondage. No more dark clouds hanging over us. We reign! Victoriously!
Gracious Father, there is so much to this gift of salvation you have given us. Open our eyes to see who we are in Christ, to see the freedom we have in your Son. Amen
I have two grown sons and two grandchildren. A transplant from Washington, I live in southeastern Nebraska and write to encourage believers to find their rest in God as described in Hebrews 4:9-10.