Theology For Life

Recommended Reading on Union with Christ

In this issue of Theology for Life Magazine, we’ve been considering the subject of union with Christ and how it impacts the life of the Christian and ministry. We understand that we haven’t covered everything on this topic, but it is our prayer that—hopefully—readers...

Union with Christ in Scripture, History, and Theology by Robert Letham

Union with Christ is one of the most neglected doctrines in Christianity today and also one of the one of the Gospel’s greatest mysteries. In his helpful book Union with Christ in Scripture, History, and Theology, Dr. Robert Letham notes that “Union with Christ is...

Communion with Christ

“Faithful is the saying: For if we died with Him, we shall also live with him: if we endure we shall also reign with him: if we shall deny him, he also will deny us; if we are faithless, he abideth faithful; for he cannot deny himself” (2nd Timothy 2:11-13, KJV). The...
10 Things You Should Know About Union with Christ

10 Things You Should Know About Union with Christ

To some, our union with Christ is a mystery; an ambiguous thing that seems rather undefinable. In this article, we will discuss 10 things concerning our union with Christ and how it affects our everyday walk with Him. The Bible Contains an Astonishing Number of Terms,...

10 Things You Should Know About Communion with Christ

10 Things You Should Know About Communion with Christ

Communion with Christ is central to our relationship with Him. This article will provide us with a look at 10 basic concepts that every Christian should know regarding his/her communion with Christ. Our Communion with Christ Assumes Being in Union with Christ. In...

Union with Christ

Union with Christ

In Romans 8:1, Paul uses the word therefore to state a critical summary statement of what has already been said previously in the book. In the previous chapter, he states that the Christian's victory comes “through Jesus Christ our Lord” (Romans 7:23-25), which is...

When Self-Confidence is Lethal

When Self-Confidence is Lethal

I have a teenage son who plays basketball. Recently, his coach recommended that he start going to the gym and lifting some light weights. So occasionally my son has been accompanying me to the gym where I’m a member and doing workouts with me. But here’s the thing: my...

Union with Christ the Double Cure

Union with Christ the Double Cure

Salvador was a Cuban spy, sent to Miami as a mole in order to learn military secrets from the United States government. However, Cuban nationalists with whom Salvador associated incognito eventually led the clever spy to renounce his loyalties to Castro. As a result,...

How a Familiar Truth Forever Changed Hudson Taylor

How a Familiar Truth Forever Changed Hudson Taylor

On September 4, 1869, when he was thirty-seven years old, Hudson Taylor found a letter waiting for him at Zhenjiang from John McCarthy. God used the letter to revolutionize Taylor’s life. “When my agony of soul was at its height, a sentence in a letter from dear...