Life is in Our Spirit
As the body without the spirit is dead,James 2:26
Inside our fleshly body is our spirit, and our life is in the spirit; it is our thoughts, personality, and will. Our flesh is temporary while our spirit lives forever, and when Christ returns, we get a new eternal body that never ages or has any pain, and we live in a perfect world with the Father and the Son.
Jesus told the Pharisees that they belong to Satan; When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies. (John 8:44) Many people are believing Satan’s lies and they are living strictly for their fleshly desires. Satan’s lies are aimed to keep us away from God, and ignore the truth of the Word. Satan has the world living for their flesh, and they aren’t even mindful of God and his truth.
The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace. The mind governed by the flesh is hostile to God; it does not submit to God’s law, nor can it do so. Those who are in the realm of the flesh cannot please God. (Romans 8:6-8) We are spiritual people and we are governed by the Spirit, and the Lord brings blessing from Heaven that continuously fill our spirit. Only God can bring lasting contentment to our spirit through the Holy Spirit, and that is why Satan wants us to be governed by our fleshy desires.
Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it. (Matthew 7:13-14) Most people in this world never find the narrow road, because Satan has deceived them, and they never read the Word to find the truth from God. It’s amazing how many people have negative comments on the Word, and they have never read it.
If people knew that their life is in the spirit, and they will live forever with the Father and the Son in Heaven, or with Satan and his demons in hell; they might read the Word to learn the truth. We are light on a hill and we must be prepared to bring God’s truth to lost souls.
Today realize life is your spirit, and be governed by the Holy Spirit and not by the flesh. Walk with Christ and never walk with Satan.
Prayer: Lord help me always realize that I am a spiritual person, and that I will live forever. Keep me on the narrow road travelling toward the Light. In Jesus name, Amen