Jesus is life

In 1 John 1:1-2 we read,

What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have observed and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life—that life was revealed, and we have seen it and we testify and declare to you the eternal life that was with the Father and was revealed to us— …

It reminded me of John 17:3,

This is eternal life: that they may know you, the only true God, and the one you have sent—Jesus Christ.

I have walked through seasons where my Christianity was an intellectual exercise, a culture thing, a personal habit, and a social experience. All of those are fine… but I am grateful that I have come to know Jesus as life - the spiritual dynamism of being alive to God and empowered for his kingdom purposes.

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