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Spiritual Being having a Human Experience
Memoirs of an Intimate Spiritual Journey
may not be as zealous or hungry for the Truth as I am but, as I read
the Word I began to pray and claim and believe that God would grant and
answer my prayer requests. For instance, when I read about Solomon I
prayed for the Wisdom of Solomon before I had read the book of
I started studying in Corinthians and other books about various
spiritual gifts, I prayed, proclaimed and fasted for every one of them!
When I read the red letter in my Bible and studied about the miraculous
acts of Jesus, healings, feeding many and much more, I also prayed and
fasted and proclaimed that as well. Especially after I read what Jesus
said to his disciples:
14:12: Verily, verily, I say unto you, he that believeth on me, the
works that I do shall he do also; and greater works than these shall he
do; because I go unto the Father.
I really got this scripture way down into the bowels of my spirit of
acceptance and understanding, I believed that this work that we are all
called to do as Christians was just not for the time when Jesus walked
the earth! I stand on this because the very last words he uttered in
this sentence, "Because I go unto the Father". He resurrected
and he is now seated at the right hand of the throne with his Father.
Therefore, the works that he did I can do also and so can you, and the
beauty of it is that we can do even greater works. Now really meditate
on that, Jesus raised the dead, he healed the sick, he turned water to
wine when it was needed, he feed thousands with seven fishes and seven
loaves of bread. There was no sickness in him, nowhere in the
scriptures do we see anyone giving an account that Jesus was ever sick.
He did not worry about bills, money, car note, stock market or any of
the things we stress out to the point of building cancer cells in our
bodies. Let alone what we are currently eating that is an enemy to our
bodies but that is another book (smile). Okay, I hear you; cars, bills,
stock market and the types of foods that we eat did not exist in his
time. But do you think for one moment if they were, would they be a
serious concern of his? NO, because we are in this world but as
Christians we do not have to be of this world. What I mean by that is
why am I going to worry about something that I cannot do anything about
in the first place? If my car note is due and I don't have the money
why am I going to sit up, get depressed, worry, cry, lose my mind over
something at that very moment I have no control over? I do apologize
for digressing here.
fact of the matter is I realized and stood on the promises that were
given to me in the Bible as it pertained to my personal life, the life
of my children, and friends and anyone that God has to cross my path.
Illnesses, heartaches etc.:
Isaiah 53:5 - But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed. Also, 1 Peter 2:24 - Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.
Need, bills paid, debts owed etc. – he provided us with a simple prayer: Matthew 6:9-13 - Our
Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy
will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily
bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us
not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the
kingdom, and the power, and the glory, forever. Amen.
we perfect, far from it, do we fall short of faith and belief? Yes,
that is our daily battle because we are in this flesh, in other words,
because we are human beings. I like to put it this way; we are a
spiritual being having a human experience. If we adhere more to the
spiritual being that exists in us, then our human experience would not
be that difficult. Believe me, I know it is difficult, it is difficult
for me aside from the fact that I have experienced visions, spiritual
prophetic dreams, witnessed and have been used by God to perform
(to be continued next week) see you then!