Romans 8:10 Meditation


Text (Ro 8:10, NIV):

"But if Christ is in you, then even though your body is subject to death because of sin, the Spirit gives life because of righteousness."

Amplified Rendering:

But if Christ, the Anointed of God, is in you, though your physical self has been corrupted by the sin nature and will one day manifest the the temporal death already there at work, the Holy Spirit gives you eternal Vibrancy and Abundance through the infinite character equity Christ purchased for you on the Cross.

Consecrating Prayer:

Holy Father...

Though my body may one day waste away, I'm so grateful to You for the Life and Vibrancy Your Spirit has brought to me, not just for the life to come but in this present life, too.

In the Name of Jesus, I thank You for this...

Amen.

 

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A Note to All My Blog and Social Media Friends and Followers:

I've made it a point, over the last decade, to accept friend and follower requests from any who ask. I think I've "defriended" only three or four people in the last ten years and did so only because they posted inappropriate material to one of my walls or timelines. Thankfully, it's been several years since anyone committed such a breech of etiquette.

I write all this to indicate I have many "friends" and "followers," whom I do not know personally (yet!). Lately, I've been getting countless (sometimes more than 200 a day) messages from people I don't know. Please know this: I speak a brief word of blessing over each person who sends me a message, but I can respond directly to only a few each day. If I did not discipline my activities in this way, I could, conceivably, spend my entire day every day responding to such messages.

By disciplining myself to the above social media activity-limitation plan, I in no way want to belittle or disrespect anyone or hurt anyone's feelings. My hope and prayer is that, even if I don’t respond to your message directly, you will know I cherish you and pray you'll experience God's love and grace personally and deeply. Experiencing Him is the highest Good anyone could ever experience. May each of you experience such Good through your pursuits of Divine Union with Jesus Christ, the Eternal Living God.

As always, may the Lord bless you and keep you…

 

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