Spiritual life—like all of life—must be given to us. God, the uncreated Creator and source of all life generously endows it. Being the Author of spiritual life he gives it freely as a divine birthright to anyone humble enough to ask! In this second post of the 3-post series, I hope to help you see this clearly. Now, if you agree, the logic follows then that:
In other words, if you are alive spiritually, God regenerated your soul…with His own divine life, the source of all spiritual life. Webster's online dictionary tells us that divine life flows from "that of, relating to, or proceeding directly from God".
Spiritual life, therefore, proceeds directly from God. The human person—every single one of us—comes into this world without divine life in us. You and I do not possess divine life apart from God! See the problem? And, given its supernatural nature, we can't solve it! Let's be honest and admit that:
What's more, the experience of perfect union and communion within ourselves, between ourselves, or our beautiful planet—and most importantly, in God, with God, or through God remains a dream without God’s direct intervention and help.
"We must be spiritually regenerated...by God." ~ Crystal
So, spiritual regeneration alone restores the spiritual life God intended as our divine birthright. To acknowledge and accept this at all takes a divine act of God itself! Really, it takes the grace of humility….
Take a moment now and think about this...
However, not too many people think about this when talking about the spiritual life. Most talk about mindset ideas and strategies for changing their thinking. Stuck in the human potential dialogue they cannot impact, shift, or otherwise change the spiritual condition of their soul. Ready to move beyond this? Good because true spiritual life lies far beyond that.
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