apostle Paul wrote that: “Christ liveth in me” (Gal 2:20). Christ lives in us
as well (Rom 8:10), and we are in him (Rom 8:1). Jesus is the vine and we are
branches of that vine (John 15:5). We have been grafted in to the vine. Spiritually
this means that we are in Christ. As the life of the vine flows out to its
branches, so the life of Jesus, the Holy Spirit, lives in us and flows from us.
the book of Colossians, we are told that our heavenly Father has: “delivered us
from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear
son” (Col 1:13; KJV). This is God’s spiritual kingdom of light; we are
connected to Jesus and live in his sphere of influence.
was defeated through Christ’s victory at the cross and he (satan) was stripped
of all power and authority in our lives as Christians (Col 2:15).
Christ, God sees us as righteous (1 Cor 1:30), his sons and daughters (Gal
3:26), and: “more than conquerors” (Rom 8:37; KJV). “I can do all things
through Christ who strengthens me” (Phil 4:13; KJV).
is who we are but we need to walk in it. This requires that we study the word
and find out who we are in Christ; build up our faith so we can stand up to
satan when he comes to question our new life in Christ. Satan is defeated but
he will try to question your relationship with God using people and by sending
you negative thoughts. You must be convinced of who you are so you can stand
firm in your victory in Jesus.
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