…Yet in all these things, we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us… Romans 8:37
Not because of anything we have done or could do, no way. Not through any ability, we possess but what makes us “Conquerors”?
Christ Jesus. He became our everything. What does the Book of Colossians say?
‘And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.’
This is where we live and operate as believers; ‘in Christ’, and there is nothing in us that can merit any favor with God, it is all of His Grace.
And remember that Grace could never have happened if it had not been for mercy. We no longer have to cry for mercy because God poured out His mercy on Christ there on the Cross.
His mercy has already been poured out. Since His mercy has been poured out, now He can pour out His Grace. “Unmerited favor.” We don’t deserve any of th.
‘Who shall bring a charge against God’s elect? It is God who justifies. Who is he who condemns? It is Christ who died, and furthermore is also risen, who is even at the right hand of God, who also makes intercession for us. Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? As it is written: “For Your sake we are killed all day long; We are accounted as sheep for the slaughter.” Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. ‘