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The Indwelling Life of Christ: All of Him in All of Me The Indwelling Life of Christ: All of Him in All of Me by W. Ian Thomas
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“o be entirely honest, I know of nothing quite so boring as Christianity without Christ.”
W. Ian Thomas, The Indwelling Life of Christ: All of Him in All of Me
“You and I, however, were so created that by anything and everything we do, we are saying to our Creator either “God, I love you,” or “God, I could not care less.” The human spirit is that part of us where God lives within us in the person of the Holy Spirit, so that with our moral consent (and never without it), God gains access to our human soul. This is where He Himself, as the Creator within the creature, can teach our minds, control our emotions, and direct our wills, so that He, as God from within, governs our behavior as we let God be God.”
W. Ian Thomas, The Indwelling Life of Christ: All of Him in All of Me
“True repentance says, “I cannot,” and true faith adds, “But God, You can!”
W. Ian Thomas, The Indwelling Life of Christ: All of Him in All of Me
“Normality for a human being is when God can be seen by anything and everything which that person does and says and is.”
W. Ian Thomas, The Indwelling Life of Christ: All of Him in All of Me
“Sin also is defined in the Bible as faithless independence: “Whatever is not from faith is sin” (Romans 14: 23). It is an attitude of “lawlessness” (1 John 3: 4). In light of this understanding of sin, what then does repentance involve? Repentance means stepping out of independence back into dependence, and the measure of your repentance will be the measure of your dependence. Every area of your life in which you have not learned to be truly dependent on God is an area of your life in which you have not as yet repented.”
W. Ian Thomas, The Indwelling Life of Christ: All of Him in All of Me
“Christ died for us so that He, risen and alive, might now come and dwell within us, so that we might no longer be egocentric, self-oriented, living only for our own interests: “He died for all, that those who live should live no longer for themselves, but for Him who died for them and rose again” (2 Corinthians 5: 15). Never be sorry for your self. Just be sorry for your sin! All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. ROMANS 3: 23”
W. Ian Thomas, The Indwelling Life of Christ: All of Him in All of Me
“To get light from an oil lamp, filling it first with oil is entirely reasonable. To get a car to provide you with transportation, filling the tank with gas is completely logical. In the same way, divine logic affirms that obtaining righteousness from a man or woman happens only when that person is filled with God. Oil in the lamp, gas in the car … and Christ in the Christian. It takes God to be a man, and that is why it takes Christ to be a Christian, because Christ puts God back into a man, the only way we can again become functional.”
W. Ian Thomas, The Indwelling Life of Christ: All of Him in All of Me
“This is the divine vocation into which you have been redeemed: “For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them” (Ephesians 2: 10). You are called and created in Christ Himself for a preordained life of good works. This vocation can be fulfilled only in the energy and power of the One who indwells you now by His Spirit, just as He once walked only in the energy and power of the Father who indwelt Him through the Spirit. Of Himself He said, “The Son can do nothing of Himself” (John 5: 19), and of you He says, “Without Me you can do nothing” (John 15: 5). Therefore expect and allow Christ to work in and through you just as Christ, in His life on earth, expected and allowed the Father to work in and through Him. Expect Him to do this … and He will. Just say “Thank You”—and let Him surprise you! For as the Father has life in Himself, so He has granted the Son to have life in Himself. JOHN 5: 26”
W. Ian Thomas, The Indwelling Life of Christ: All of Him in All of Me