The Set Up
The Question Number one
2 By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it? 3 Do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?
“Far be it from thought. Such as we who died once for all with reference to sin, how is it possible for us to exist in the grip of it’s motivating energy any longer?
The Question Number two
6:2b “How can we who died to sin still live in it?”
6:3 “Or are you unaware that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into His death.
Baptism – “The introduction or placing of a person or thing into a new environment or into union with something else so as to alter its condition or relationship to its previous environment or condition.”
The Conclusion for this week –
We have come to a Biblical understanding of what it is to be “In Christ”. A new Oneness with Christ He in me and me in Him, just as Jesus described His oneness with the Father in John 14:10-11