Sunday, August 14, 2011

Are You Suffering from an Identity Crisis?

"Christians are weak because they do not rightly understand
 their new identity in Christ. It is impossible to live as God
intends us to live unless we know who we are in Christ."

--John MacArthur, Jr.

Join us on Sundays as we share quips, quotes, and queries in a pot-pouri manner of presentation.


welcome to my world of poetry said...

Loved the quote Gregg,

Hope your Sunday is peaceful.


T.O. Geezer said...

Is it possible to be "in Christ" and not know it?

When we abide "in Christ", our life bears witness to the fact that God's Spirit of Holiness lives in us.

Have a wonderful Sonday :-)

Gregg said...

Ron - I don't think John is saying that a believer many not know that he is "in Christ." I think what John means is that we may not know "who" we are and therefore not know how to appropriate all that we have, all that we are, and all that we can tap into.

This is why Paul prayed so fervently and frequently for the Ephesian believers in Eph 1 - he wanted them to know the wealth that was their's as being in Christ.

Petra said...

Very good quote and reminder, Gregg!