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Q. How Loved Are Christians?

A. It is most certain that each individual Christian is loved infinitely by God. For while our persons are finite, we are united to the infinite Person Whom God loves infinitely. We are united by the Spirit of God, and in the mind of God (what we call "legally"), such that there is no separation between us and Christ. We are in Christ. What is Christ's is therefore ours. This includes the infinite, all-powerful, all-passionate, all-rejoicing love of God the Father. He has this love for each of His true sons and daughters. We literally could not be more secure or more cared for.

Again, we are one with Christ, not in a way that makes us God, but in a way that makes us as loved as Christ is. We can't, like the infinite Christ, receive in our beings the infinite love of God all at once, but that does not mean that God does not infinitely love us. He does, for while we will forever remain finite creatures- creations of God- we are now one with Christ, and therefore one with God, and one with the Spirit.

"The glory which You have given Me I have given to them, that they may be one, just as We are one; I in them and You in Me, that they may be perfected in unity, so that the world may know that You sent Me, and loved them, even as You have loved Me." (John 17: 22-23)

"For one will hardly die for a righteous man; though perhaps for the good man someone would dare even to die. But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us." (Romans 5: 7-8)

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