Part 6 of 6
"Christ in You"
as a believer, Christ dwells within you, to be your present and eternal
Colossians 1:26-27 (KJV) Even
(secret) which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made
manifest to his saints: To whom God would make known what is the riches of
the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ
in you, the hope of
were made having three distinct organs of our being; 1) human spirit, 2)
soul, and 2) the physical body. We could consider a diagram of 3 concentric
circles, one within the other to indicate the proper order of our
being, to be ruled at our core – our human spirit.
physical body may be represented by the third most outer circle.
we, as a self-soul, are indicated in the diagram by the 2nd circle. Our soul is
to be to be made anew, and then ruled by the Christ’s “Spirit of
life,” from within our human spirit.
dwells within and is one with the believer’s innermost part, their human
we could say;
Spirit within our spirit is to rule and guide our soul,
the cooperative submissive soul, in turn, is empowered to then rule the
8:13 For if ye (as a soul self) live after the flesh, ye shall die:
but if ye through the Spirit do mortify (put to death) the
deeds of the body, ye shall live.
Christians, we are to be empowered and governed by the Spirit of the Lord (“The
Spirit of Life in Christ Jesus,” Rom 8:2a), who was dispensed
into our spirit at the very moment we believed to receive Him.
now is specifically located within and one with every believer’s human
Corinthians 6:17 But he that is joined unto the Lord is one
1 John 4:13 Hereby know we that we dwell in him, and he in us, because he hath given us of his Spirit.
desires to flow outward from His abode in our human spirit, which is located
"in the midst" of our being (Daniel
Thes. 5:23 And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly
(totally, completely); and I pray God your whole
spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the
coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
man is to be ruled and empowered from inside, at his core, where the reality
of the true life of the resurrected Christ abides.