For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness (Mark 7:21–22 KJV) Jesus made the remarkable statement above that highlights the preeminence of our hearts in our daily activities. In essence, He said thoughts, words, and actions proceed
The human spirit
Always bearing about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life also of Jesus might be made manifest in our body (2 Corinthians 4:10, KJV) During our last Bible study on the human spirit, I asked the question: “what is your human spirit doing inside of you?”. Think about this for
And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul (Genesis 2:7, KJV) Genesis 2:7 above gives us a second recording of the creation of man. The LORD God formed man from the dust of the ground, referring
But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding (Job 32:8 KJV) As believers, we know that the scripture has told us that man, as created by God, is spirit, soul, and body. There is a spirit inside of us. However, many know very little or nothing about
Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak. (Matt. 26:41 KJV). Many of us will easily identify with the reality of the scripture above. For example, there are times when I am fully awake, and my mind is sharp and active, until it is
“His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish” (Psalm 146:4, KJV). There is a spirit inside of you (Job 32:8) called the human spirit by which we contact God and God contacts us. But what is the human spirit? The answer to this question will remain bewildering
But solid food is for the mature, for those whose faculties are trained by practice to discern good and evil. (Heb. 5:14 NAB) The Scripture above clearly states that mature believers are those who have trained their faculties by virtue of practice. This teaches us that we can be trained to grow in spiritual things.