Ones thoughts about the world is shaped by the relationships one has with people. One necessary relationship, whether pursuant or not, is the person of Jesus Christ. This relationship, taken from the life and words of Christ Jesus, should drastically affect ones thoughts and actions. All of the words and parables that Jesus spoke of has an significant effect on how one interacts with the world and it should significantly affect the way one responds to it. When one interacts with other individuals, the state of ones relationship with Christ Jesus will positively determine ones reaction in word and deed to that individual. The degree to which one is related to Jesus strongly affect the degree to how one communicates to the world. As a primary relationship, it should affect other relationships.
This is a personal and spiritual interchange where one is in exchange to and from Christ Jesus. An increase in this personal and spiritual interaction between one and Jesus will result in an increase in one’s communicatory substance with others. The worth, weight, and gravity of conversations will also increase exponentially as one discusses those topics essential to ones life.
A relationship with Jesus will affect how one interacts with others. When one is receiving a positive or negative affect from another individual, one will render a response equal to the degree of ones relationship to Jesus to that person. This relationship is based on the amount of faith one has in the death and resurrection of Christ Jesus. One may respond to others in grace or in retribution. This response is determined by the depth of ones relationship to Jesus. The understanding of desperate requirement of grace is vital in this depth.
One’s concept of God can also be addressed through ones relationship to Jesus. Ones ideas on God can be understood by how vital their relationship is with Jesus. God the Father, in sending Jesus to die on the cross for the sins of those who were separated from God by sin, reflect grace. This view of God, as a loving God who grants grace for sin, stems from ones kinship to Christ Jesus. The relationships that one has is vital to the way we view God and the world. One of those relationships is that with Christ Jesus. How one comprehends the Grace of God through the blood and sacrifice of Jesus upon the cross will determine how one reacts to the world and those who are our neighbors. God granted grace for all of our sins when Jesus went to the cross and the wrath of God was satisfied which was placed square upon the shoulders of Jesus. Jesus is grace and He invites us to accept that grace and atonement for all of our sins.
Our concept of God, people, and the world is reenforced by ones relationship with Christ Jesus through His life and words. Ones relationship with Christ Jesus is important when considering how one response to others who many or may not believe in the death and resurrection of Christ Jesus. Jesus, when asked which is the greatest commandment stated that it is to love God with all of one’s heart, soul, and strength. The second is similar and it is to love your neighbor as yourself. This is Jesus’s commandment which He sealed with His own blood. Jesus saves.