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Living Life by Faith Alone?
Born into Life with innocence and influences.
We are born into this life we know of here on earth. We see with our hearts or spirits not with our eyes until we reach the age of reasoning. Then our senses take over and we live a physical life manifested by the world we live in. We only know this here and now because we can not see tomorrow and can only use the memory of yesterday. Yet as babies and little children we can only see the truth which is all we know. Yet we see things that others can not and so this is where truth and reality separate as we reach the age of reasoning and that reality starts changing. We begin a new reality of our senses and thoughts educated by the world where we can only sense what is capable or real by our physical senses. Our spiritual senses are no longer in control. So we can not sense what is going on around spiritually. We have to learn how to sense what is spiritual around us again while battling our physical senses that tell us what we can not see is not real. So begins the battle between physical and spiritual.
The age of reasoning.
When we reach the age of reasoning we start to stop listening to our spiritual sense (intuition) and listen to thoughts influenced by others and such. We do not lose total sense of hearing the spiritual world because we do have those of negative influence that speak into our ears even as adults that cause us to reason against what is really going on in our life. This has been going on since the time man was created and ejected from the Garden of Eden. This is also where birth of the human race was started and also violence. Cain killing his brother Able because he was jealous and that is because those unseen forces spoke into his ears creating thoughts that God loved Able more. So the base of death took place from Adam and Eve's Sin.
[Gen 3:1, 4-5, 7 NIV] 1 Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the LORD God had made. He said to the woman, "Did God really say, 'You must not eat from any tree in the garden'?" ... 4 "You will not certainly die," the serpent said to the woman. 5 "For God knows that when you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil." ... 7 Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they realized they were naked; so they sewed fig leaves together and made coverings for themselves.
This sin occurred because Eve listened to that negative force which then brought death to human kind. We see through Scripture (the bible) that these forces have consistently attacked us to destroy who we really are. Years of study and research has proven this factual even to today. So we do still have our spiritual sense about us but we do not discern which forces are speaking to us. When we live by our physical sense we lose sight of what we had (innocence). So we are vulnerable to lies and things that are different from the truth we had.
References are from Blue Letter Bible.Org
- The Spirit World Influences Every Human Being
Every human being is influenced by spirits from a different world. Even those people who don't believe in spiritual beings are nevertheless under their control. The reality of the spirit world is not based on human reason. It is based on fact. It is
We are influenced by spiritual forces everyday and almost every moment. This is hard to believe for the natural mind of reasoning because it can only see what it is capable of. However if we tune our mind to listen and see the spiritual side of things then we know how to live our lives by the control of our minds. There is good and there is evil influences all around us. If you think about it why do we get jealous of somebody when we are happy being ourselves. Where do you think that influence comes from. Faith is believing what we know to be true even though we can not see it.
[1Co 15:44 NIV] 44 it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body.
[Gal 4:3 NIV] 3 So also, when we were underage, we were in slavery under the elemental spiritual forces of the world.
[Eph 6:12 NIV] 12 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.
Reference from Blue Letter Bible .Org
What Jesus did for us.
I want to take you on a spiritual journey that I have lived through out my life of 56 years what I have come to conclude is real for me. I have been blessed I should say that I have a very clear memory back to the age of two and how spiritual influences have played a part in my life to bring me to who I am today. At the age of two I could see people that other people could not see and this carries on to today. I asked questions but I was told it was just my imagination but this perplexed me because I could not only see but hear and communicate. I learned to keep this to myself and just move on. I kept quiet about this for many years because I would get laughed at and teased about and even scolded over. So I kept it inside and prayed about it to God. As I got older I would literally push it out of my mind and focus on something else. Then came the day I really had to deal with it and asked why, why was I able to see, hear and talk to these things. I knew that I was already well past the age of reasoning and yet I still did not understand what was going on. I listened to some of these things and would do as they said not realizing I was committing sin. I grew up in the Church and new about Jesus and God but not about these other things. I was never taught about the spiritual world and it's influence on my life until I was into my late thirties. It was something very hard to grasp until I told my story of what happened to me. Then I was taught and shown true reality about the spiritual world and it's influence. I studied, researched and prayed till I had my answer and why it was that I had experienced these things and how it turned my world upside down. My faith dramatically changed and grew to great proportions scaring even myself but I was not about to let these negative forces control my life any longer. I surrendered my life to God and His way. I lived my life for His influence and no other. I was taken through many other different challenges through the years of learning to live by faith.
A link to Spiritual influences continued
- How do Negative Energies (Ghosts, Demons) Influence Our Thoughts?
Ghosts use a variety of methods to negatively influence our minds and increase detrimental thoughts about self, others, and spirituality.
Spiritual Warfare in the physical realm
Choosing to live by faith
Choosing to live by faith is a choice we make to believe what God says is true and so live our lives that way. We know that we are under constant attack from evil spiritual forces all the time. Yet our faith grows stronger everyday through each attack and circumstance. We also have been given the power to over come by faith and believing That Christ came and restored us to our rightful position that was taken by evil spiritual influences in the Garden of Eden. It's like knowing your sick and Jesus is the healer. He heals and redeems you by your faith in Him, who He is and what He has done. This is given to us by God in scripture.
[Jhn 3:16-17 NIV] 16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. 17 For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.
So in our faith we are set free from the negative spiritual influences in our lives and over come them by our faith. Standing firm in our faith keeps us strong and in truth. We have God's scripture (the bible) to hold us to the truth and what to expect. Our faith in God guides us through this life and into the next. We stand branded lunatics because of our faith because others can not see or chose to live the negative life. The choice is ours on how we live our lives. By faith or by sight. You choose which you want to live for the desires of the senses or spiritual truth. The choice is yours. No one can force you or make your choice for you but you.
References from Blue Letter Bible .Org