My old self has been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So I live in this earthly body by trusting in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
What happened to my old self? It was crucified with Christ. Your old self is dead. You no longer live. From now on, Christ lives in you. You are the embodiment or incarnation of Christ, meaning God is living in your fleshly body.
You merely tune in to Christ and ask Him to live through you. Allow Him to lead and guide. Give Him permission to work through you. Set aside your self-interests and be willing to change course to help someone else if Christ leads you to do so.
We now live our lives by trusting Christ to live through us. We no longer live. We simply let Christ live His life through us.
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