"...the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. "
IN YOU: The Bible defines 'Christ' as the wisdom and power of God.
Christ Jesus, a man born of woman -- like you and me -- given the title of Christ: one in whom the wisdom and power of God was acknowledged and given highest priority.
"Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world."
IN YOU: What is in us, what is it that we always overlook?
Insignificant like a mustard seed, yet it is the light of this world; without being aware -- as far as you are concerned -- nothing does exist.
"For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace."
TO US: A child requires love, inspiration and nurture.
If we are not interested, if we are only occupied with the ephemeral and mundane we might never discover what is timelessly present in us.
We choose Barabbas (habit and ignorance) over our ever present redeemer.
"For thus the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel, has said, 'In repentance and rest you will be saved, In quietness and trust is your strength.' But you were not willing"
IS YOUR STRENGTH: The Bible is a tool to recalibrate our own mind: attention, interest, belief, identity.
"Who do you say I am?" Are you a temporary 'thing', or are you timeless, faceleless, formless awareness? The answer is not an academic one, but a discovery.
Prayer and meditation are crucial tools to temporarily bypass the limitations of our thinking mind; just for a split second to discover...