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Sermons from Branford Evangelical Free Church
Branford Evangelical Free Church
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Our Identity in Christ is one of the most formative aspects of Union with Christ. When we grasp our identity in Christ we are personally apprehending the incredible truths that our Union with Christ brings. In this passage Paul highlights four key aspects of our identity with Christ; strength, ability, filling and unity,
This sermon is a continuation of our series on Union with Christ. This sermon focuses on union with Christ in Justification. Those who are in Christ, have union with Christ, have been given a new status, a new freedom and a new power to live.
This short passage is a summary of Paul's thoughts from chapter two. It is a simple yet powerful prescription for success in sanctification. Sanctification is the process that Christians undergo as they are transformed into Christ likeness. The result of sanctification is glory. The prescription for success includes union with Christ as well as our actions and the proper directing of our attention. Sanctification is not for the elite but for all that have union with Christ, all believers.
Union with Christ encompasses many different aspects of the believer's life. Those who are in Christ have been blessed in many incredible ways while here on this earth but also in their future life in Glory.
Suffering is part of the Christian's life. It is a part of our union with Christ in the He suffers with the Church and believers when they suffer but also that we suffer with others in that union. Suffering is very much a part of our union with Christ and it extends in both directions.