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“In Christ” = Right Relationship With Christ

Why Should We Want To Be “In Christ”?
                  IN CHRIST
We Should Be “In Christ”…
   To Enjoy All Spiritual Blessings
     Ephesians 1:3 “Blessed be the God and Father
     of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us
     with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly
     places in Christ.”
                    IN CHRIST
We Should Be “In Christ”…
   To Be Saved
     II Timothy 2:10 “Therefore I endure all things
     for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the
     salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.”
                   IN CHRIST
We Should Be “In Christ”…
   To Be Reconciled To God
      II Cor. 5:18-19 “Now all things are of God, who
      has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ,
      and has given us the ministry of reconciliation, that
      is, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to
      Himself, not imputing their trespasses to them, and
      has committed to us the word of reconciliation.”
                   IN CHRIST
We Should Be “In Christ”…
   To Be Sanctified
     I Cor. 1:2 “To the church of God which is at
     Corinth, to those who are sanctified in Christ
     Jesus, called to be saints, with all who in every
     place call on the name of Jesus Christ our Lord.”
                   IN CHRIST
We Should Be “In Christ”…
   To Be A New Creation
     II Cor. 5:17 “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ,
     he is a new creation; old things have passed
     away; behold, all things have become new.”
                   IN CHRIST
We Should Be “In Christ”…
   To Be Justified
      Galatians 2:16 “Knowing that a man is not justified
     by the works of the law but by faith in Jesus Christ,
     even we have believed in Christ Jesus, that we might be
     justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the
     law; for by the works of the law no flesh shall be
     justified.”
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We Should Be “In Christ”…
   To Do Good Works
    Ephesians 2:10 “For we are His workmanship,
    created in Christ Jesus for good works, which
    God prepared beforehand that we should walk in
    them.”
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We Should Be “In Christ”…
   To Go To Heaven
    Romans 6:23 “For the wages of sin is death, but
    the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our
    Lord.”
      Why Should We Be “In Christ”?

To   Enjoy All Spiritual Blessings
To   Be Saved
To   Be Reconciled to God
To   Be Sanctified
To   Be a New Creation
To   Be Justified
To   Do Good Works
To   Go To Heaven
        How Do We Get “In Christ”?
Romans 6:3, “Or do you not know that as many of us
as were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into
His death?”
Galatians 3:27, “For as many of you as were baptized
into Christ have put on Christ.”

Mark 16:15-16, “Go into all the world and preach the
gospel to every creature. He who believes and is
baptized will be saved; but he who does not believe
will be condemned.”
       How Do We Get “In Christ”?
We Must Obey God’s Plan of Salvation!
     Hear God’s Word – the Gospel
     Believe What God Says
     Repent From Our Sins
     Confess Jesus Christ as the Son of God
     Baptized For the Remission of Sins
     Live Faithfully
Are You “In Christ”?
                   IN CHRIST




By Bob Gard – Hollister, Missouri church of Christ
              www.hollisterchurchofchrist.org
              June 29, 2008

				
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