In The Beginning.

April 15, 2008 – 9:34 pm

Hello, this is my first effort at my weekly Blog.  I sincerely pray that God’s Holy Spirit will lead me in sharing helpful thoughts and inspirations with you and others.  At the same time, the Holy Spirit might encourage you to share a positive thought or inspiration with me and other readers.  As you can see there is a reply area that you can use.  This will be a shameful waste of time if we don’t both grow spiritually from the Holy Spirit’s leading  and intercessions.

Let us begin by me sharing with you how I write within the Spirit.  As the Holy Spirit has explained to me, we have a “self,” a “soul,” and a “spirit.”  Our “self” include all of our worldly thoughts, ideas, wants and our physical body.

Our soul, to the best of my understanding, is a simple vessel that is indestructible Matt 10:28Matt 10:28
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28 And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.  

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, not visible in this world, and takes on the essence of whatever it contains.  There are two dimensions that can fill our soul – our “self” and our “spirit.” Our God-given spirit is an identity, which is breathed into each of us sometime between conception and the birth of each human.  As in Genesis 2:7Genesis 2:7
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7 And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul. of the dust...: Heb. dust of the ground  

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, God breathes “life” into us.  This is not oxygen to fill our lungs, but a small piece of His Holy Spirit.

It is important to know and thoroughly understand that our spirit is not necessarily a permanent fixture in our makeup.  We can live with our spirit throughout our earthly life and it can fill our soul that will pass with us from this life into eternal heaven.  However, one can pass from this life, condemned at judgment to eternal death rather than eternal life.  Leaving this world in death without one’s spirit immediately condemns that individual to the second or eternal death.  This is done by committing the “unforgivable sin.”  As described in Mark 3:29Mark 3:29
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29 But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation:  

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, Luke 12:10Luke 12:10
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10 And whosoever shall speak a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but unto him that blasphemeth against the Holy Ghost it shall not be forgiven.  

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, Matt 12:31-32Matt 12:31-32
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31 Wherefore I say unto you, All manner of sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven unto men: but the blasphemy against the Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven unto men. 32 And whosoever speaketh a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but whosoever speaketh against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven him, neither in this world, neither in the world to come.  

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, there is only one “unforgivable sin” in this world.

This single “unforgivable sin” is when one blasphemes the Holy Spirit of God.  Not God or Jesus – that can be forgiven, but just the Holy Spirit of God!  Well, what is blaspheming God’s Holy Spirit?  How do we avoid doing this unforgivable sin?

When one excludes the spirit given to them at their birth by God Himself from their souls and proclaims their superiority over the Holy Spirit then they fill their soul with “self.”  Included are selfish desires, material greed, self-centered thinking and otherworldly thoughts and traits.  As such, their hearts have become permanently hardened.  The Holy Spirit and their spirit no longer have a place to live within the blasphemer.  This thus is the one unforgivable sin in the eyes of God and Jesus.

We must remember that the little piece of the Holy Spirit that God breathed into us to give us spiritual life will one day be presented before God.  As in the parable of the three servants and the talents Matt 25:14-30Matt 25:14-30
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14 For the kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods. 15 And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one; to every man according to his several ability; and straightway took his journey. talents: a talent is pounds ten shillings 16 Then he that had received the five talents went and traded with the same, and made them other five talents. 17 And likewise he that had received two, he also gained other two. 18 But he that had received one went and digged in the earth, and hid his lord's money. 19 After a long time the lord of those servants cometh, and reckoneth with them. 20 And so he that had received five talents came and brought other five talents, saying, Lord, thou deliveredst unto me five talents: behold, I have gained beside them five talents more. 21 His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord. 22 He also that had received two talents came and said, Lord, thou deliveredst unto me two talents: behold, I have gained two other talents beside them. 23 His lord said unto him, Well done, good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord. 24 Then he which had received the one talent came and said, Lord, I knew thee that thou art an hard man, reaping where thou hast not sown, and gathering where thou hast not strawed: 25 And I was afraid, and went and hid thy talent in the earth: lo, there thou hast that is thine. 26 His lord answered and said unto him, Thou wicked and slothful servant, thou knewest that I reap where I sowed not, and gather where I have not strawed: 27 Thou oughtest therefore to have put my money to the exchangers, and then at my coming I should have received mine own with usury. 28 Take therefore the talent from him, and give it unto him which hath ten talents. 29 For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath. 30 And cast ye the unprofitable servant into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.  

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, God expects us to return our spirit to Him in greater proportion than it was given.  In essence, the more often we fill our soul with our spirit, the more it will learn and grow.  The opposite of that is not a place we should choose to be. 

In conclusion, it is my single wish to communicate with each of you with my soul filled with my spirit to the brim!  It would be my only request of each of you that you read these words in the “spirit” as opposed to in the “self.”

With this agreement between you and me, I’ll close this first humble submission within this Blog,  I pray God’s multitude of Blessings upon each and everyone of you.

 In Christ’s Love,

edd

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