TO REMAIN IN JESUS MEANS TO FOLLOW JESUS AND TO DO WHAT HE COMMANDS US TO DO .
TO BE IN JESUS AND JESUS IN YOU MEANS THAT YOU ARE RIGHTEOUS, HOLY AND PURE AS HE WANTS YOU TO BE, TO BE ABLE TO HAVE THE HOLY SPIRIT IN YOU.
TO BE ONE WITH JESUS, MEANS THAT YOU WILL BE ONE WITH GOD AND IT MEANS THAT YOU HAVE BECOME ONE IN LOVE AND RIGHTEOUSNESS AND HOLINESS.
THE IMAGE OF GOD AND OF JESUS IS RIGHTEOUSNESS AND HOLINESS, BEING BROUGHT TO COMPLETE UNITY IN LOVE.
GOD IS LOVE AND JESUS IS LOVE, SO MUST YOU BE UNITED WITH THEM IN LOVE TO BE ABLE TO ENTER THE KINGDOM OF GOD.
IS IT EASY TO BE A CHRISTIAN LIVING A RIGHTEOUS AND HOLY LIFE?
NO IT IS NOT EASY !!, BUT YOU MUST BE VICTORIOUS, KEEPING ON TO BE RIGHTEOUS UNTIL THE END.
Joh15:5 “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.
Joh15:6 If you do not remain in me, you are like a branch that is thrown away and withers; such branches are picked up, thrown into the fire and burned.
Joh15:10 If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in his love.
Joh15:14 You are my friends if you do what I command.
Joh15:18 “If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first.
Joh15:19 If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world. That is why the world hates you.
Joh15:20 Remember what I told you: ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also.
Joh17:23 I in them and you in me–so that they may be brought to complete unity. Then the world will know that you sent me and have loved them even as you have loved me.
Eph1:10 to be put into effect when the times reach their fulfillment–to bring unity to all things in heaven and on earth under Christ.
Eph4:3 Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.
Eph4:13 until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.
Col3:14 And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.
Eph 4:24 and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness.
Rev21:7 Those who are victorious will inherit all this, and I will be their God and they will be my children.
Rev2:7 Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who is victorious, I will give the right to eat from the tree of life, which is in the paradise of God.
Rev2:11 Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. The one who is victorious will not be hurt at all by the second death.