We are going to be
studying the six primary Building Blocks for developing strong faith.
If you are new to the message of faith or if you have been struggling to
get your prayers answered, you have come to the right place.
He is a spirit being with a
spirit body. He has spirit hands, a spirit face and all the other
components necessary to make up a spirit body. (See Exodus 33:17-23.)
Now let’s look at another verse.
“So God created man
in His own image, in the image of God created He him; male and female
created He them.” (Genesis 1:27)
This verse reveals
that all human beings have been created in the image and likeness of
That means that we are all spirit beings, not bodies. Our
bodies are simply our Earth suits. You cannot live on Planet Earth
without an Earth suit.
Even Jesus had to “suit up” in an Earth suit to come here. (Hebrews
As soon as we become detached from our Earth suits, our spirits
go off to their Eternal Destinies. (Ecclesiastes 12:6,7)
As human beings we
are spirits, created in God’s image. We have souls. Our souls
are comprised of our minds, wills, intellects and emotions. We only
live in a physical body but this does not mean that we are a body.
It is in our
spirits that we become new creations when we are Born Again.
actually recreates our Born Again human spirits. We become
individuals who never existed before. The old sinful nature actually
passes away. God gives a new spirit to each of us, one with His very
life and nature within it. (Ezekiel 36:26,27)
This is the Miracle of
the New Birth!
Not only do we become
brand new on the inside, we become children of God – family members.
We also become joint-heirs with Jesus.
“The Spirit itself
bears witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God: And if
children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be
that we suffer with Him, that we may be also glorified together.” (Romans