Christianity is Christ in you, not Christ with you or among you, but in you. There is a clear difference. When it dawns on you that truly, this great God of glory, in all his fullness and power, lives in you, it will change your way of thinking and your way of living; you will have a completely different outlook on life. This is what you have to train and practice: the consciousness of Christ that dwells.
For some, God is in Heaven, so far away; then they pray and sing: “Bring me closer to you, O Lord! How close do you want to be with someone who is in you? Have the mindset of Jesus; when he was on earth he lived in union with the Father and was constantly aware of the interior presence of the Father.
We read His words in our opening verse; He said: “… the Father who dwells in me…”; He was talking about the Holy Ghost. The Holy Spirit is equal to God. He is the Father who lives in you! So you see? It's not far ; He is in you! Some people fear that sometimes it is as if their prayers are below the ceiling; he doesn't need it. The God you pray to is inside you, right where you are, under the ceiling.
1 Corinthians 6:17 speaks of our inseparable union with Jesus; he said, "But he who is united with the Lord is one spirit." This is the reason why you can enjoy a rich fellowship with Him and walk in union with Him. You don't have to try to reach out to Him, crying out like He's far away. Wherever you are, He is in you, and you in Him.
It is your home; you were born in Him when you were born again. 2 Corinthians 5:17 says, “Wherefore, if anyone is in Christ…”; you live, move and have your being in Him. Like Jesus, dare to say, "I am in the Father, and the Father is in me" (John 14:11). Blessed be God!
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