This verse has been in front of me everywhere the past few weeks!
The Spirit of God, who raised Jesus from the dead, lives in you.
How I long to live in the reality of this truth...
I love how the Message version reads...
But if God himself has taken up residence in your life, you can hardly be thinking more of yourself than of him. Anyone, of course, who has not welcomed this invisible but clearly present God, the Spirit of Christ, won’t know what we’re talking about. But for you who welcome him, in whom he dwells—even though you still experience all the limitations of sin—you yourself experience life on God’s terms. It stands to reason, doesn’t it, that if the alive-and-present God who raised Jesus from the dead moves into your life, he’ll do the same thing in you that he did in Jesus, bringing you alive to himself? When God lives and breathes in you (and he does, as surely as he did in Jesus), you are delivered from that dead life. With his Spirit living in you, your body will be as alive as Christ’s! (Romans 9-11)
We have such a reason to celebrate in this season! We have been delivered from a dead life!
My prayer is that we experience Christ's resurrection in a powerful way this Easter.