Each of us should be in sync with our internal wiring, our internal ‘bent’ – ‘bent’ meaning the way we are designed to live, move and have our being in Christ. He is our life. He is the way. He knows the path we take as are we created to walk in sync with Him.
Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it. (NKJV)
Proverbs 22:6 Point your kids in the right direction––when they’re old they won’t be lost. (The Message)
In other words, our parents raise us up and get us going on our own unique paths created in Christ, encouraging and challenging us each step of the way to be US. To be the unique individual that God created.
Some of us are blessed to have parents that did just that while others may not even know what it feels like to have the unconditional support and love from parents who love you no matter what. Well, for those who have been blessed to be raised up to BE, that is a great thing. For others, I have great news.
What is lacking in the natural in your life, is now given to you in a Father, God Himself, who will lead you on a journey to discover how you are internally wired, how He made you, so as to live a life, even in the midst of trial and struggle, knowing that you are created to BE perfectly and rightly formed. In this there is great peace along with an adventurous wild ride in radical Christianity that evades the norm of this complacent religious atmosphere to BE spiritual, our true self.
We are more easily trained to physical jobs, some of which we hate at times. So many of us drag ourselves out of bed, knowing that we have to DO the work to get by and make a living, but the work does not satisfy, leaving us void of passion and purpose. I do not have a 10-step plan on how to achieve your dreams. I have something greater. Let me introduce to you Holy Spirit – who leads you into revelation of the person of Christ who is your life. Jesus Himself looks at you and simply calls out, “Follow Me.”
We are created for a more excellent way. To BE a Christian involves walking in Christ in Holy Spirit, loved by Father God, along a path of light and life, tailored for each of us in unique and creative ways. And, that involves using our spiritual senses to flow in a greater reality. What reality is this?
….Christ in you, the hope of glory….
……and raised us up together, and made us sit together in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus….
Let’s get this down into our spirit, firmly settled in our foundational understanding of our salvation. I am created, along with you, to engage our spiritual senses from this new place we call home, the heavenly realm. I am seated with Christ, IN Christ, in heavenly places. I live in the world yet I see and hear that which is from a higher reality. And that is what gets me through the fear, the angst, the chaos, and the violence of this world that which surrounds me on a daily basis. I don’t ‘bow out’ or ‘opt out’ but I SEE through the lens of a greater reality – the reality of being seated in heavenly place right now.
To interpret our natural reality through the lens of a greater spiritual reality brings life and light through our lives in the earth realm. That is why God wires us each differently in life. Some of us continually see visions. Some of us hear the word of the Lord with a firm knowing inside that which is God’s heart. Some of us administrate. Some of us serve in extraordinary ways in obscure places. It matters not the ‘what’. The focus is ‘WHO’. Who calls you? Who knows you? And, who equips you to walk in this earthly realm while seated in heavenly places? Who challenges you to step out and bring heaven to earth right where you are right now? God Himself in the reality of His Son.
Holy Spirit is within to help us engage with our spiritual selves while walking in the natural. It is time. We need this now and in the days ahead. One needn’t learn to BE who we are – no striving, no restlessness. It all starts with intimacy. One on one with God who leads the way.
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