Devotional Series : The Road to Union


The Road to Union

#20 The Prison of Sin


The Prison of Sin in “This Body of Death” Romans 7:24-25 AMPC O unhappy and pitiable and wretched man that I am! Who will release and deliver me from [the shackles of] this body of death? O thank God! [He … Continue reading

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#19 The Old Man Rules


Romans 7:18a, 19, 24 AMPC For I know that nothing good dwells within me, that is, in my flesh. I can will what is right, but I cannot perform it. For I fail to practice the good deeds I desire … Continue reading

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#18 The Purpose of Christ: New Life


Romans 5 is what Christ did: We have been “justified by His blood…saved from the wrath of God through Him” (NASB). Romans 6 is how Christ did it: “We were buried therefore with Him by the baptism into death, so … Continue reading

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#17 How Christ Did It


Romans 5 is what Christ did. Romans 6 is how Christ did it. Romans 6:3-4a, 5-6a NLT Or have you forgotten that when we were joined with Christ Jesus in baptism, we joined Him in His death? For we died and … Continue reading

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#16 What Christ Did For All


Romans 5 presents the “One, Jesus Christ” who solved the whole human problem. By “obedience of the One the many will be made righteous.” Verse 18 (NASB): So then as through one transgression (Adam) there resulted condemnation to all men, … Continue reading

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#15 Under the Law of Sin


Romans 7:21-22 AMPC So I find it to be a law (rule of action of my being) that when I want to do what is right and good, evil is ever present with me and I am subject to its … Continue reading

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#14 The Son Revealed by the Spirit


[I always pray] that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may grant you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation [that gives you a deep and personal and intimate insight] into the true knowledge of … Continue reading

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#13 Jesus’ Last Prayer was for Union


John 17:20-21a NASB “I do not ask on behalf of these alone, but for those also who believe in Me through their word; that they may all be one; even as You, Father, are in Me and I in You…” … Continue reading

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#12 One Spirit With the Lord


1 Corinthians 6:17 ESV …he who is joined to the Lord is one spirit with Him. (AMP) …the person who is united to the Lord becomes one spirit with Him. Joined (united): to glue, stick, cleave, join (self), keep company. … Continue reading

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#11 To SEE Union with Christ


To know your amazing union with Christ is: A process of living the cross, and A revelation from God. All things in God are a matter of SEEING, and SEEING is not the same as ‘knowing.’ Ephesians 1:18 NASB I … Continue reading

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#10 Jesus Christ is IN You


2 Corinthians 13:5 NKJV Do you not know yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you? AMP: Do you not yourselves realize and know (thoroughly by an ever-increasing experience) that Jesus Christ is in you – Ever-increasing experience! That is the … Continue reading

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#9 That Crucial Little Word: IN


Ephesians 1:3 NIV Praise be to the God and Father of Our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. Ever we want the blessing without having to be IN Christ. … Continue reading

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#8 The Divine Nature Established


1 Peter 1:7 KJV That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ: … Continue reading

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#7 The Adamic Life is a Prison


Isaiah 61:1-2a NIV The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty for the captives, … Continue reading

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#6 Progression into Union


There are two parts to entering union. The first one is progression into union, led by the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is committed to bringing the believer into the true realization of his/her actual union with Christ. All His … Continue reading

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#5 Alive in Union with Christ


Ephesians 2:5 AMP Even when we were dead (slain) in our own shortcomings and trespasses, He made us alive together in fellowship and in union with Christ… Life is in Christ…and the only LIFE in the entire universe IS Christ. … Continue reading

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#4 Union is Now


John 17:21 NASB That they may all be one; even as You, Father, are in Me and I in You… It ever seems that union is a distant dream of Jesus. Because we do not EXPERIENCE it, we don’t believe … Continue reading

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#3 Divine Union, Being One


John 17:21 AMP That they all may be one, just as You, Father are in Me and I in You, that they also may be one in US… Union: the joining of two parts into one – fusion, melding, merging. … Continue reading

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#2 The New Self Exists in Union


John 17:26 HCSB May they all be one, as You, Father are in Me and I am in You. The ‘new self’ exists in UNION with Christ and the Father…not partnership, not even relationship. It is not explainable, nor is … Continue reading

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#1 We Are One with Christ


John 17:11 AMP Holy Father, keep them in Your name [in the knowledge of Yourself] those whom You have given Me, that they may be one as We [are one]. Jesus’ final prayer for us centered on our being one … Continue reading

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