11 Oct Heart to Heart with God: Day 130_Our Trinity with God
by Michael Bluemling Jr.
365 Days of Reflection Towards God’s Love and Acceptance
~June 4, 2014-June 3, 2015
Day 130- Richmond, Virginia: Our Trinity with God
We are all made up of three parts when we are born into this world. Our spirit is the first element and this is where the relationship with God is found. The Holy Spirit dwells within us and this is the foundation of our true commitment as a both a follower and believer of Jesus Christ. When we except God into our hearts, we are filled with the Holy Spirit in this capacity within our spirits. This bond in this space cannot be broken or severed, as we are pure as snow in the presence of God. From 1 Corinthians, “Do you not know that you are a temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you? If any man destroys the temple of God, God will destroy him, for the temple of God is holy, and that is what you are”.
The next element that we are made up of is our soul. The Spirit directs our soul to praise God and love one another as God loves us. Our soul is our identity and who we are in this world. We put our heart and soul into everything that we do in the name of God. Our soul is a living piece of us that is reflected out for other people to embrace and except as they do the same through Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior. From 1 Peter, “Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart, for you have been born again not of seed which is perishable but imperishable, that is, through the living and enduring word of God”. Through the Word of God and by the blood of Jesus that was shed on the cross in Calvary, we are saved and free from our transgressions.
That last element that we are made up is of our body and this is where we have to separate the spirit from our earthly desires. From the Apostle Mark, “Keep watching and praying that you may not come into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak”. Our body is what fails us when we are tempted by the devil. Our flesh is exactly that, only flesh. Thus, though we have a body that was made from dust and when we die our dust is left on Earth. From Ecclesiastes, “then the dust will return to the earth as it was, and the spirit will return to God who gave it”. Our Spirits are what is uplifted to God to be counted amongst the living.
We must always remember that are time on Earth is precious and that the Trinity of God dwells in us through our spirit, soul, and body. We are the Temple of God and we are valuable to our Father in Heaven who is our Creator. We have a purpose and there is a divine plan for our lives. From Romans, the final piece of the puzzle that links everything together is given to us to digest and swallow whole:
“However, you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him. If Christ is in you, though the body is dead because of sin, yet the spirit is alive because of righteousness. But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you”. Amen.
Reflection Day #130
Three takeaways towards your journey with God: