Every person is spiritually dead as a result of sin, but the bad news of our condition magnifies the wonder of what God has done for us in Christ Jesus. Alistair Begg explains that because we are united with Christ, we have died to sin with Him, and God has made us spiritually alive. He has raised us with Christ, and we are secure in the victory that He has accomplished on our behalf. As we live in light of these truths, Christians bear testimony to God’s love and mercy and his ultimate triumph over death and sin.
4But3 God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, 5even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved— 6and raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus,
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