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Living in Christ
Bible study on living in Christ.

Rom. 6:3; Gal. 3:27

A person enters Christ through baptism (cf. 1 Cor. 12:13).

Rom. 6:23; Rom. 8:1; 1 Cor. 1:2; 15:22; Eph. 1:3; 1 Jn. 5:11

We must be in Christ to be saved.

Rom. 1:5, 16:26

We are obedient to the faith.

Rom. 6:15-23

We self-enslave ourselves in obedience to God.

Rom. 5:1-2

We have been justified by faith; we access God's grace through Christ by faith.

Rom. 5:3-5; Jas. 1:2-4

We rejoice in tribulations.

Rom. 6:4

We have been buried with Christ through baptism and walk in newness of life (Col. 2:12).

Rom. 6:8

We believe that we will live with Christ.

Rom. 6:11

We reckon ourselves to be dead to sin and alive to God.

Rom. 6:12

We do not obey sin in its lusts.

Rom. 8:1

We are not condemned.

Rom. 8:14-17; Gal. 3:26-4:7

We are sons of God, joint heirs with Christ.

Rom. 8:26

The Spirit helps in our weaknesses.

Rom. 8:28

God works all things together for good.

Rom. 8:37

We are more than conquerors through Jesus Christ (cf. 1 Jn. 5:4-5).

Rom. 12:1-2; Col. 3:10

We present our bodies as living sacrifices being transformed by the renewing of our minds in knowledge.

Rom. 12:9

We love without hypocrisy; we abhor what is evil; we cling to what is good (cf. 1 Th. 5:21-22).

Rom. 12:10

We are kindly affectionate giving preference to our brethren (cf. Phil. 2:3-8).

Rom. 12:11

We are fervent (i.e., on fire) in spirit, serving the Lord.

Rom. 12:12

We rejoice in hope; we are patient in tribulation; we continue steadfastly in prayer (cf. 1 Th. 5:16-18).

Rom. 12:13

We distribute to the needs of the saints; we are hospitable (cf. Tit.1:8; 1 Pet. 4:9-10).

Rom. 12:14

We bless those who persecute us.

Rom. 12:15

We rejoice with those who rejoice and weep with those who weep.

Rom. 12:16

We associate with the humble; we have a humble opinion of ourselves (cf. 1 Cor. 10:12).

Rom. 12:17, 19-20

We repay no one evil for evil; we do not avenge ourselves.

Rom. 12:18

As much as possible, we live peaceably with all men (Heb. 12:14).

Rom. 12:21

We overcome evil with good (cf. 1 Jn. 5:4-5; Rev. 12:11).

Rom. 13:1-7; 1 Pet. 2:13-17

We obey the local government unless it commands us to disobey God's law (cf. Acts 4:19; 5:29).

Rom. 13:8-10

We love our fellowman (cf. Matt. 22:37-40).

Rom. 13:11-14

We wear the Lord Jesus Christ; Christ is put on in baptism (Gal. 3:27).

Rom. 14:1-15:6; 1 Cor. 8:1-13; 10:23-11:1

We are sensitive to other people's consciences concerning matters of liberty (cf. 1 Cor. 9:19-23).

1 Cor. 1:10-13; 3:1-4

We do not divide ourselves by wearing different names.

1 Cor. 3:18-23; Jas. 3:13-18

We are not wise with humanistic wisdom (cf. Col. 2:3).

1 Cor. 4:6

We do not think beyond what is written.

1 Cor. 6:1-11

We do not sue our brethren. We take it to the church (cf. Matt. 18:15-20).

1 Cor. 6:20

We glorify God in our body and spirit.

1 Cor. 7:1-40

We live in proper marital relationships (cf. Matt. 5:31- 32; 19:1-12; Mk. 10:1-12; Lk. 16:18; Rom. 7:1-6).

1 Cor. 9:24-27

We discipline our bodies.

1 Cor. 10:14-22

We are not idolaters.

Covetousness is idolatry (Col. 3:5).

1 Cor. 11:1

We imitate the apostles (2 Th. 2:15; 3:6, 14).

1 Cor. 11:2-16

We live in proper relationships toward God, Christ, and our spouses (cf. Eph. 5:22-31; Col. 3:18-19; 1 Pet. 3:1- 7).

Acts 20:7; 1 Cor. 11:17-34

We properly observe the Lord's Supper on the first day of the week.

1 Cor. 14:26, 40

Our assemblies are orderly.

1 Cor. 15:1-58; 2 Cor. 5:1-8

We confidently look forward to the resurrection of the dead.

1 Cor. 15:33

We do not keep company with evil people; evil companions corrupt good morals.

1 Cor. 16:1-2

We lay by in store on the first day of the week as we have prospered.

1 Cor. 16:23-24

The grace and love of the Lord Jesus Christ are with us.

2 Cor. 5:7

We walk by faith (Rom. 1:17; Gal. 3:11; Heb. 10:38).

2 Cor. 6:14

We do not have fellowship with lawlessness.

2 Cor. 8:1-9:15

We supply the needs of poor Christians, cheerfully giving as we have prospered on the first day of the week (1 Cor. 16:1-2).

2 Cor. 11:1-4; Gal. 1:6- 9

We do not heed different gospels.

Gal. 2:16-21

We do not seek to be justified by the law; we live by faith.

Gal. 2:20

We have been crucified with Christ; Christ lives in us.

Gal. 3:24-25

We do not live under the tutor (i.e., the Mosaic Law); we live by faith (cf. Gal. 5:4).

Gal. 5:6

Our faith works through love.

Gal. 5:16-26

We walk in the Spirit; we bear the fruit of the Spirit; we do not fulfill the lusts of the flesh.

Gal. 6:2

We bear one another's burdens and thus fulfill the law of Christ.

Gal. 6:6

We financially support the preaching of the gospel.

Gal. 6:7-8

We sow to the Spirit, not to the flesh.

Gal. 6:9-10

We do not grow weary in doing good; we do good to all men, especially Christians.

Gal. 6:14

We only glory in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Eph. 4:1-16

We are unified with other Christians.

Eph. 4:15

We speak the truth in love.

Eph. 4:16

We do our share causing growth of the body.

Eph. 4:17-32

We have put off the old man and put on the new man.

Eph. 5:1-7

We walk in love.

Eph. 5:8-14

We walk in the light.

Eph. 5:15-21

We walk in wisdom.

Eph. 5:22-6:4; Col. 3:18-21; Tit. 2:3-8; 1 Pet. 3:1-7

We act properly in our family relationships.

Eph. 6:5-9; Col. 3:22- 4:1; 1 Tim. 6:1-2; Tit. 2:9-10

We act properly in our employment relationships.

Eph. 6:10-18

We put on the whole armor of God (truth, righteousness, gospel of peace, faith, salvation, word of God, and prayer).

Phil. 1:27

Our conduct is worthy of the gospel of Christ (cf. Eph. 4:1).

Phil. 2:1-4

We are humble and serve others before serving ourselves (cf. Jas. 4:6-10).

Phil. 2:12-16

We work out our own salvation with fear and trembling, without murmuring and disputing, holding fast the word of life.

Christ is the word (Jn.1:1). We must hold fast to the Head who is Christ (Col. 2:19).

Phil. 3:1; 4:4

We rejoice in the Lord (cf. 1 Th. 5:16-22).

Phil. 3:12-16

We press toward the goal of eternal life.

Phil. 3:20-21

Our citizenship is in heaven.

Phil. 4:5

Our gentleness is known to all men.

Phil. 4:6

We are anxious for nothing through prayer to God.

Phil. 4:7, 9

The peace of God guards our hearts and minds through prayer; we do the things taught by the apostles.

Phil. 4:8

We meditate on things that are true, noble, just, pure, lovely, of good report, and praiseworthy.

Phil. 4:11-12

We learn to live in whatever state we find ourselves.

Phil. 4:13

We can do all things through Christ Jesus who strengthens us (cf. Eph. 3:14-21).

Phil. 4:19

God supplies everything we need (cf. Matt. 6:24-34; 2 Cor. 9:8-11).

Col. 1:21-23

We are not alienated from God. We continue in the faith.

Col. 2:2

Our hearts are knit together with other Christians.

Col. 2:5, 7

We are rooted and built up in Christ being established in the faith.

Col. 2:10

We are complete in Christ.

Col. 2:11-13

We have been buried and raised with Christ in baptism; God has made us alive together with Christ.

Col. 2:16-23

We do not live according to the commandments and doctrines of men.

Col. 3:1-2

We seek the things which are above; we set our minds on things above.

Col. 3:3

Our life is hidden with Christ in God.

Col. 3:4

When Christ appears, we will appear with Him.

Col. 3:5-11

We have put our members to death by being renewed in knowledge.

Col. 3:12-13

We are tender, kind, humble, meek, longsuffering, forebearing, and forgiving.

Col. 3:14

We have put on love.

Col. 3:15

The peace of God rules in our hearts (cf. Phil. 4:7).

Col. 3:16

The word of Christ dwells in us richly.

Col. 3:17

Everything that we do is in the name (i.e., by the authority) of Jesus Christ.

Col. 4:2

We continue earnestly in prayer (cf. 1 Th. 5:17-22).

Col. 4:5

We walk in wisdom toward those who are outside (i.e., unbelievers).

Col. 4:6

Our speech is gracious, seasoned with salt.

1 Th. 4:4

We possess our vessels in sanctification (cf. 1 Cor. 3:16- 17; 6:19-20).

1 Th. 4:11-12

We aspire to lead a quiet life, to mind our own business, to work with our own hands, to walk properly toward those who are outside.

1 Th. 5:16-18

We rejoice always, praying and giving thanks.

1 Th. 5:21-22

We test all things holding fast to what is good; we abstain from every form of evil.

2 Th. 1:8

We obey the gospel of Jesus Christ.

2 Th. 2:15

We stand fast in the apostle's traditions revealed in the word of God (cf. 2 Th. 3:6, 14).

2 Th. 3:6

We walk according to apostolic tradition.

2 Th. 3:14

We obey the word of God.

2 Th. 3:14

We do not keep company with Christians who do not obey the word of God (cf. 1 Cor. 5:1-13; 2 Th. 3:6).

1 Tim. 2:1-2

We pray for the governing authorities.

1 Tim. 2:9-10

Women dress modestly (cf. 1 Pet. 3:3-4).

1 Tim. 2:11

Women learn in silence with all submission (cf. 1 Cor. 14:34-35).

1 Tim. 2:12

Women do not teach or have authority over a man.

Women are not authorized to preach or teach in an assembly when men are present.

1 Tim. 6:8

We are content with food and clothing.

1 Tim. 6:9-10

We do not desire to be rich; we do not love money.

1 Tim. 6:11-12

We flee from evil and pursue righteousness, fighting the good fight of faith and laying hold of eternal life (cf. 2 Tim. 2:22; 4:7-8).

2 Tim. 1:8

We are not ashamed of the gospel of Jesus Christ (Rom. 1:16; 1 Cor. 1:18).

2 Tim. 2:3; 3:12

We must endure hardship and suffer persecution.

2 Tim. 3:16-17

We only appeal to Scripture for authority in our lives (cf. Col. 3:17).

Tit. 2:1

We only speak the things which are proper for sound doctrine.

Tit. 2:13

We look for the blessed and glorious appearing of Jesus Christ (cf. Col. 3:4).

Heb. 5:12-14

We grow and become teachers.

Heb. 6:19-20

Our hope in Jesus Christ is the anchor of our soul.

Heb. 9:11-28

We have entered into a covenant with God; Jesus is the Mediator of the new covenant.

Heb. 10:23

We hold fast our confession.

Heb. 10:24-25

We do not forsake the assembly of the saints.

Heb. 10:26-12:2

We live by faith, not drawing back to perdition.

Heb. 12:3-11

We endure the chastening of God.

Heb. 12:16-17

We do not sell our birthright.

Heb. 13:7, 17

We obey those who rule over us.

Jas. 1:5-8

We pray for wisdom, asking in faith (cf. Jas. 5:15).

Jas. 1:19-20

We are swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.

Jas. 1:21-27

We are doers of the word, and not hearers only.

Jas. 2:1-13

We are not prejudice.

Jas. 1:21-27; 2:14-26

We have a living (i.e., obedient) faith.

Jas. 3:1-12

We tame our tongue.

Jas. 4:1-10

We are humble; we are friends with God and enemies with the world.

Jas. 4:11-12

We do not judge our brethren.

Jas. 4:13-17

We do not boast about the future.

Jas. 5:13

We pray when we are suffering; we sing when we are cheerful.

Jas. 5:16

We confess our trespasses to one another.

1 Pet. 2:11-12

We abstain from fleshly lusts; our conduct is honorable.

1 Pet. 5:6-7

We humble ourselves under the mighty hand of God casting all our cares upon Him.

1 Pet. 5:8-9

We are sober and vigilant; we resist the devil (cf. Jas. 4:7- 10).

2 Pet. 1:5-7

We supply to our faith virtue, to virtue knowledge, to knowledge self-control, to self-control perseverance, to perseverance godliness, to godliness brotherly kindness, to brotherly kindness love.

2 Pet. 3:16

We do not twist the Scriptures.

2 Pet. 3:17-18

We are careful not to fall from our own steadfastness; we grow in the grace and knowledge of the Lord.

1 Jn. 1:6

We have fellowship with God and do not walk in darkness.

1 Jn. 1:9-2:1

We confess our sins; Jesus is our Advocate with the Father.

1 Jn. 2:3-5; 5:3

We keep God's commandments because we love Him.

1 Jn. 2:15-17

We do not love the world.

1 Jn. 3:14-23

We love our brethren in word and deed.

1 Jn. 4:1

We do not believe every spirit; we test the spirits.

1 Jn. 4:17-18

We do not fear judgment because we love God.

1 Jn. 4:19

We love God because He first loved us.

1 Jn. 5:3

We obey God's commandments and they are not burdensome because we love God.

1 Jn. 5:4-5

We are victorious over the world because of our faith (cf. 1 Jn. 2:15-17).

2 Jn. 1:9-11

We abide in the doctrine of Christ; we do not share in other people's evil deeds (cf. 2 Cor. 6:14).

Ju. 3

We contend earnestly for the faith.

Rev. 2:1-3:22

We keep ourselves (and the church) pure.

Rev. 2:4-5

We do not lose our first love; we continue doing the first works.

Rev. 2:10

We remain faithful, even to the point of death.

Rev. 3:3-5; 20:15

Our names are written in the Book of Life (cf. Phil. 4:3).