《Today’s spiritual meditation》: “So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.” (Gal 3:26-27)
Meditation one: What is the meaning of Christians’ baptism? Is it a “permit” to guarantee you to enter into heaven? Not necessarily. It means that we belong to Christ, and that the old things are passed away; all things are become new. We no longer belong to ourselves but to God. For those who have been baptized has become one in Christ, regardless of race, color, rank, gender, title, or position. In the kingdom of God there is no division of levels or ranks, we all receive the promise and share in the inheritance together.
Meditation two: What does it mean to clothe oneself with Christ? It means that believers have clothed themselves with Christ once are baptized into the Lord’s name. To clothe oneself with the Lord Jesus means not just at the moment of returning to the Lord, but every day from that day on. This is not just to cover us, but also to let Jesus Christ become our fortress and strength. Thus, we can live out the image of the Lord and live a new life. To clothe oneself with Christ is not to mimic Christ, but to live out Christ’s life.
Prayer: God Heavenly Father, I praise Your amazing grace that let me become Your children. You are the light; in You there is no darkness at all. O God; please create in me a clean heart, and renew a right spirit within me (Psa 51:10). I would like to witness Your glory and beauty in all things. I pray in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, Amen!