Have you grown accustomed to knowing Jesus? The opening verse of our passage reveals that knowing and following Jesus is intended to be a life of continuous and joyful thanks-as though one just can't get over it and constantly collapses to his or her knees in overwhelming gratitude. The attentive Christian can restore that sort of joy to life by remembering what God has done: 1) "[He] has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints; (2) rescued us from the domain of darkness; (3) and transferred us to His Kingdom, where we have redemption and forgiveness of sins." The reason a Christian has such a superior standing is because Christ Himself is the Supreme Being. Paul described four basic aspects of Christ's supremacy.
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