#7 The Adamic Life is a Prison
Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2017Print
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The new creation exists in union with Jesus and the Father—a fact. Yet the road to union isn't based on attainment, but revelation and realization.
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, and release from darkness for the prisoners, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor…
Christ’s life is fully within (for those born again).
The Adamic life is a prison, a dark, unseeing enclosure in which – though born again – we are chained. The cross breaks the bars of that old life in which the believer so believes.
The cross that kills our independence of God, sets us free of the old Adamic life.