The “New Man” is your SPIRIT-THE INWARD MAN. There is an OUTWARD MAN-THE FLESH OR BODY.
The “New Man”…your SPIRIT lives in your OUTWARD MAN-THE FLESH!
Your FLESH is your BODY…the home, dwelling place or temple of your SPIRIT-the “New Man”.
Your SPIRIT-THE INWARD MAN is the REAL YOU! Glory to God!
Your SPIRIT- THE REAL YOU has become a “NEW CREATURE” in Christ;
Therefore if any MAN IS IN CHRIST he is a NEW CREATION; Old things have passed away, behold, all things have
become new (CORINTHINS 5:17 NEW KING JAMES BIBLE).
You are a SPIRIT; you have a SOUL and you live in a BODY:
And the every God of peace sanctify you wholly: and I pray God your whole SPIRIT and SOUL and BODY be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.(11 THESSALONIANS 5; 23 THE AUTHORIZED VERSION).
Your SOUL is the mind, emotion and will of the REAL YOU- the “New Man”. Glory to God!
The VOICE of the OUTWARD MAN- THE FLESH OR BODY is feeling
The VOICE of the SOUL- the mind, emotion and will of the “New man”-THE REAL YOU IS REASON.
The VOICE of the INWARD MAN- THE REAL YOU is conscience.
God will not lead us by our feelings or reasoning but He will lead us by our CONSCIENCE- the VOICE of the INWARD MAN. Glory to God!
“God is SPIRIT and THOSE who WORSHIP Him must WORSHIP IN SPIRIT and truth” (JOHN 4: 24 THE NEW KING JAMES BIBLE).
Man was created to fellowship with God in his SPIRIT.
You cannot be acquainted with or contact God physically. You cannot discern, contact or commune with God mentally. However your RE-BORN Human spirit can be on familiar terms with God.
Your RE-BORN Human spirit can CONTACT God. Your RE-BORN Human spirit can WORSHIP God.
TRUE WORSHIP is always… IN THE SPIRIT:
And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be FILLED with the spirit, SPEAKING to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, SINGING and MAKING MELODY IN YOUR HEART to the Lord;
(EPHESIANS 5:18, 19 THE AUTHORIZED VERSION).
The word HEART and the word SPIRIT are used synonymously in the BIBLE.
You cannot sing and make MELODY to the Lord in your heart- the organ of flesh that pumps blood to your body… that would mean that you could SING and make MELODY to the Lord in your PHYSICAL BODY.
NO! You SING and make MELODY to the Lord in your Heart … Your RE-BORN Human spirit- the CENTRE of your being.
Your RE-BORN Human spirit has CAPACITY to WORSHIP God TRULY. Glory to God!
THE FORCES OF LIFE
THE FORCES OF LIFE are resident in our RE- BORN Human spirit- The “New Man”.
These FORCES OF LIFE are the nine FRUIT of the RE-BORN Human spirit- THE INWARD MAN, listed in the New Testament:
But the FRUIT of the spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance, against such there is no law
(GALATIAN 5:22, 23 THE KING JAMES VERSION BIBLE).
THE FORCES OF LIFE… the nine FRUIT of the RE-BORN Human spirit are imparted to us at the New –Birth.
We are partakers of Gods attributes… partakers of the Divine Nature of God in Christ Jesus:
Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious PROMISES: that by these YE might be PARTAKERS OF THE DIVINE A NATURE…(11 PETER 1:4 THE KING JAMES BIBLE).
The nine FRUIT of the RE-BORN Human spirit operate as a BLENDED WHOLE and not independent of each other.
Faith cannot work independent of love:
For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision avail anything, nor uncircumcision; but FAITH which WORKETH by LOVE
(GALATIANS 5:6 THE KING JAMES BIBLE).
In addition you cannot INHERIT the promises of God by faith alone- You need patience
… be not slothful, but followers of those who through FAITH and PATIENCE INHERIT the promises,
(HEBREWS 6:12 THE KING JAMES BIBLE).
Each of these FORCES OF LIFE…the nine FRUIT of the RE-BORN Human spirit, is developed within us by HEARING the word of God:
So then FAITH cometh by HEARING and HEARING by the word of God.
(ROMANS 10:17 THE KING JAMES BIBLE).
A literal exposé of Romans 10:17 read thus:
“Faith you see can only come from hearing the message, and the message is a word from Christ’s lips”.
Love, Joy, Peace, Longsuffering, Gentleness, Faith, Meekness, Temperance are all developed within us by HEARING the message… a word from Christ’s lips:
THESE things have I SPOKEN unto you that my JOY might REMAIN IN YOU and that your JOY might be FULL
(JOHN 15:11 THE KING JAMES BIBLE)
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