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PEARLS FROM THE OCEAN;
WEALTH FOR SOULS.
Rom. viii 1.
Paul had spoken of what he was before the law came to him in power, of what he expe. rienced under the working of the law, of the two natures within him, and the constant warfare he felt as the result, and of the delight he now had in the law, and the joy he had in God. And now as the conclusion of his state. ment of his experience he joyfully exclaims, “There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.” Let us glance at
THE PECULIARITY. “In Christ Jesus." Union to Christ, and identification with Christ, form a great part of the mystery of the gospel. Every believer is in Christ, and Christ, is in every believer. The saint and Christ are one. Are we in Christ? If so, we know Christ. Not with a mere theoretical know