Pictures that help us to understand what being in Christ means?

You might be familiar with the phrase that we are ‘In Christ’, but have you ever thought about what that means. Here are a series of pictures that might help to think about and to consider what it is all about.

Honest about my faith

The Bible talks about us being ‘In Christ’ but what does that mean? Here are some pictures that help me to think about what being ‘In Christ’ is all about.

astronautIf you are in space without a spacesuit then you are going to die but being in the suit means that you are protected, being in the suit keeps you alive.

Paul said that he wanted to be found in Christ not having a righteousness of his own (Philippians 3.9). He knew that he wasn’t righteous enough to stand in the presence of the holy God, but that Jesus is. Being in Christ means we can live in God’s presence secure in his righteousness not feeling insecure in our own.

hailstormAll these people are crowded into the shelter which is protecting them from the hail. When we are inside of something it protects us. So what protection does being in Christ…

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About honestaboutmyfaith

Hi, my name is Graeme and I’m married to a very patient wife. We have 4 children, a dog, 2 rabbits, a terrapin (and not a lot of peace and quiet!). I’m a Baptist Minister in Colchster in the UK who is especially interested in making Church accessible to people who have no church background and also in how we disciple people in order to equip them to live out their faith in the 21st Century. I am also a member of the Eastern Baptist Association's Council with responsibility for Mission Strategy.
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