Union and Communion: A Theology of the Christian Life

The Christian life is that life that flows out of a believer’s union with Christ drawing him into closer communion with the Triune God, and together with the church as God’s people contemplate the glory of the person and work of Christ and commend the same to the rest of creation by the indwelling presence and power of the Spirit.

Gospel Awakening Session 5 – Christ in Me (Franco Ferrer)

We are justified by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone.Why is faith the appropriate response to Christ’s finished work on the cross? What is “union with Christ” and why is this important in our understanding and living the Christian life? Why is faith not just our initial response, but also a day-to- day response to the gospel? In what ways do we manifest self-righteousness and self-reliance in living the Christian life and doing our ministries? How does the gospel serve as a corrective to our “fleshly” tendencies?