In this session with David, we discover how Christ reveals his supremacy by his saving presence among his people. Christ sets up his throne among us. By his Spirit he dwells within us, reproducing in us his godly characteristics, his inexhaustible wisdom, the fruit of His Spirit (Galatians 5).
Jesus transforms us individually and corporately to become more like him, helping us overflow with his love for the Father and each other. Christ unites us by his reign among us.
Paul writes in Colossians 1, “Christ is in [among] you, the hope of glory … I ask God to fill you … (you) share in the inheritance of the saints in the kingdom of light … (so) live a life worthy of the Lord”.
Right now in so many ways, our life together is bound around Christ supreme.
The Christ Institute Sessions
Video 6:2 – How does Christ reign within us individually and corporately?
"But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it. This is why it says: 'When he ascended on high, he took many captives and gave gifts to his people.' (What does “he ascended” mean except that he also descended to the lower, earthly regions? He who descended is the very one who ascended higher than all the heavens, in order to fill the whole universe.) So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ." - Ephesians 4:7-13
After Completing Your Video:
Pause: Spend a minute in silence, reflecting on today’s teaching. What was the most meaningful part for you? How did it speak to you?
Reflect: In what ways did today's teaching video give you greater reasons to put your hope in Christ alone -- for your life, for your church, for your generation? As well as for eternity?
Apply: What is one insight about the glory of Christ you gained today that you would like to share with one other believer before the day is over, in order to help that person gain a little bit larger vision of the greatness of Christ, too?
Pray: What would you like ask the Father to do in your life by His Spirit that would deepen some facet of your relationship to His glorious Son?