Looking At Life From The Spirit
Hebrews 10:19 Therefore, brethren, having boldness to enter the Holiest by the blood of Jesus, 20 by a new and living way which He consecrated for us, through the veil, that is, His flesh, 21 and having a High Priest over the house of God, 22 let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.
Hebrews 10 shows us that we enter into the Spirit through the physical body of Jesus. In other words, there must be the sacrifice of the flesh in order to enter into the Presence of God. And Christ has made that way open for us. We enter into the Spirit through the sacrifice of the flesh.
It is like someone going through a curtain and coming out on the other side as a different person. This is the mystery of how God has made the way for us to enter into the Spirit realm. It happens through our faith in what Jesus has done for us on the cross. You see when He shed innocent blood and His body was nailed to the tree, it opened for us the way into the Presence of God.
We go from being natural people with flesh and bones to being SPIRITUAL people with the mind of Christ. We go from not understanding the things of God to being able to discern all things. In other words, we now understand all things. We see all things from God's perspective.
1 Corinthians 2:12 Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might know the things that have been freely given to us by God. 13 These things we also speak, not in words which man's wisdom teaches but which the Holy Spirit teaches, comparing spiritual things with spiritual. 14 But the natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; nor can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned. 15 But he who is spiritual judges all things, yet he himself is rightly judged by no one. ...
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