Know the Spiritual World
For who knows a person’s thoughts except their own spirit within them? In the same way no one knows the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God.1 Corinthians 2:11
If we don’t understand what is happening in the spiritual world, we will not understand what is happening in the physical world because the spiritual world controls the physical world. We are spiritual beings; our spiritual soul is our personality, thoughts, emotions, and will. Satan and his demons are spiritual, and they control many people in the world. God the Father is sovereign over all creation both physical and spiritual.
Christians understand the spiritual world because they know the Word and they are filled with the Holy Spirit. For who knows a person’s thoughts except their own spirit within them? In the same way no one knows the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God. (1 Corinthians 2:11) The Spirit enables us, from the Word, to understand things in the spiritual world.
Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. (Colossians 3:2) The Spirit guides us to think on things above in the spiritual world enabling us to understand. Christians know the plans of Satan and his demons, why people believe Satan’s lies, and the plans of God. We have this understanding from God’s Word revealed to us by the Spirit. The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God but considers them foolishness, and cannot understand them because they are discerned only through the Spirit. (1 Corinthians 2:14) Through the Holy Spirit, the study of the Word, and prayer, we understand the spiritual world and the physical world. We understand the future from the Matthew 24 and the Book of Revelation. Christians see the physical world through the eyes and heart of Christ.
For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. (Ephesians 6:12) Once we understand that people are controlled by the spiritual world; people are either a slave to Satan or free in Christ. Christians love all people and we pray for lost souls including our enemies because we know all evil comes from Satan and his lies.
Today, understand the world through the Word and see the world through the eyes and heart of Christ. Remember to fight the spiritual war and not the physical war. Fight this spiritual war with prayer and guidance from the Spirit to bring God’s Truth to the world.
Prayer: Lord, guide me in the Spirit to fully understand this world and to know the spiritual world. Help me to fight the evils in this world through prayer and guidance by the Spirit. In Jesus’ name Amen