2 Timothy 2:11
It is a faithful saying: For if we be dead with him, we shall also live with him:
The truth of this verse is that faith in Christ identifies the believer with Him in everything. This is true of every believer. In a spiritual sense, we died with Him the moment we trusted Him as our Saviour. We were buried with Him and rose again with Him from among the dead. We should have died for our sins, but Christ died in our place. God reckons us to have died with Him, and this means that we shall also live with Him in heaven.