Colossians 1:26-27 Christ in you—the Goal of the Christian Life
“the mystery that has been kept hidden for ages and generations, but is now disclosed to the saints. To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.”
the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you.
You, however, are controlled not by the sinful nature but by the Spirit, if the Spirit of God lives in you. And if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Christ.
And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit, who lives in you.
1 Corinthians 3:16
Don't you know that you yourselves are God's temple and that God's Spirit lives in you?
And in him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by his Spirit.
2 Timothy 1:14
Guard the good deposit that was entrusted to you—guard it with the help of the Holy Spirit who lives in us.
1 John 3:24
Those who obey his commands live in him, and he in them. And this is how we know that he lives in us: We know it by the Spirit he gave us.
Christ within you—without Him, you will become trapped in legalism and rule keeping.
Christ within you—the difference between Christianity and all other world religions.
Christ within you—your hope of glory!
Christ within you—His final prayer for believers…
Now this is eternal life: that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent…
I have given them the glory that you gave me, that they may be one as we are one: I in them and you in me. May they be brought to complete unity to let the world know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me.