God is Spirit and He created man as a spirit being, having a soul, and housed in a body. The spirit of man is separate from the soul and body. In the garden of Eden, man was one in the spirit with God. His spirit man was able to communicate with God. The Fall led to man being separated from God. Sin does this; it separates us from God. This is why Jesus had to sacrifice His life to restore us to fellowship with God. His act of sacrifice paid the price for my sin and that of the whole world. Now man is redeemed in his spirit and can commune with God. This is the good news of the Gospel.
We are a new creation in Christ. The old has passed and the new has come. In the Old Testament, sacrifices were made of animals for man’s redemption as a forerunner of the one last all-sufficient sacrifice of the Lamb of God. His sacrifice now is available to all mankind forever. His sacrifice redeems us from the hand of our enemy and into a relationship with our Father in heaven. This is the beauty of the Cross. Now we are free from the power of sin and can live a life in the Spirit. This is the answer to the problems we face in the flesh. The flesh is still prone to influences from sin and the devil. The Spirit within us is free from such influences. God has given us His Spirit to dwell in us to enable us to separate ourselves from the world and the devil.
Life in the Spirit
This life in the Spirit is beautiful. In the Spirit, I am able to overcome every temptation and attack from the devil. This is the place of total freedom. In the Spirit, I am able to fly like an eagle. My perspective changes and I am able to visualize the world as God sees it. This new perspective enables me to enjoy His goodness and the resources of Heaven are available to me. Money cannot buy this life. It is only by grace through faith in Jesus that makes this life in the Spirit available. Come now and enjoy this life now and for eternity.