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The Nature and Characteristics of The Physical Realm
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Published: Wednesday, 20th October 2021

By: Obayomi Abiola Benjamin

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THE NATURE AND CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PHYSICAL REALM

How to Make the Most of Living on Earth in the Purpose of God


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“There was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. 2 This man came to Jesus by night and said to Him, “Rabbi, we know that You are a teacher come from God; for no one can do these signs that You do unless God is with him.” 3 Jesus answered and said to him, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” 4 Nicodemus said to Him, “How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother’s womb and be born?” 5 Jesus answered, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter the kingdom of God. 6 That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.”

John 3:1-6

 

The first thing we would see in these verses is that Jesus gave a dichotomy between being born physically and being born spiritually. That means that there is such a thing as the physical birth, which of course, takes place within the context of the physical; and there is such a thing as the spiritual birth, which of course, takes place within the context of the spiritual. Jesus said: That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.” So, in a simple plain English, the physical realm talks about the seeing realm and it is controlled by the organ of sight.

 

THE ORIGIN OF THE PHYSICAL REALM [GENESIS 1]

 

“In the beginning God created [Which presupposes that it had not existed before this time. The word create connotes that something is new] the heavens [which means it is also more than one] and the earth [the earth is not many but one earth]. 2 The earth was without form, and void; and darkness was on the face of the deep [Notice the Bible didn’t say the heavens had issues after its creation, it was the earth; Why? Why was it so? Why wasn’t the earth perfect and have nothing to be fixed in it, just the way the heavens were?]. The reason is because it would take the input of the God-head, the Father, the Word and the Spirit to put the earth together in such a way and manner it would be perfect. Why? Because at some point in the history of the Earth, The Word, which is Christ Jesus would come and live in it, the Holy Spirit would also come and indwell the Sons of God who are resident on the earth and so, in putting it together, their input is required.

 

Reading further, it says: “And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. 3 Then God said, “Let there be light”; and there was light.” That light must come from the son; the Word Himself. A corresponding Scripture that shows us the God-head operations in the creation of the earth is in John 1:1-4. The Bible says: “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made. 4 In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. 5 And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.” So, it was not only man that God said: “let us make in our image”, when the physical earth was also made, it had the collaborative effort of the God-head walking together in harmony to give the Earth a befitting outlook.

 

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PHYSICAL REALM

 

#1. The Physical Realm is the creation of God [Jeremiah 51:15-16]

 

“He has made the earth by His power;
He has established the world by His wisdom,
And stretched out the heaven by His understanding.
16 When He utters His voice—
There is a multitude of waters in the heavens:
“He causes the vapors to ascend from the ends of the earth;
He makes lightnings for the rain;
He brings the wind out of His treasuries.”

 

#2. The Physical Realm was made for man and not for Satan and his demons. Psalms 115:16 says: “The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD’s’ but the earth He has given to the children of men.” So, if the earth belongs to man. That means the devil does not have the authority to compete the Earth with man. Man is the one that the rulership and the dominion of the earth has been given to, not Satan and his cohorts.

 

#3. There are two spiritual forces that governs this physical realm and man can only yield himself to one of the spiritual forces per time. Man cannot be controlled by the two spiritual forces at the same time, he can only yield himself to one and neglect the other completely. Romans 6:16-18 says:

 

“Do you not know that to whom you present yourselves slaves to obey, you are that one’s slaves whom you obey, whether of sin leading to death, or of obedience leading to righteousness? 17 But God be thanked that though you were slaves of sin, yet you obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine to which you were delivered. 18 And having been set free from sin, you became slaves of righteousness.”

 

HOW DO MAKE THE MOST OF OUR EXISTENCE ON THE EARTH?

 

#1. We must be rightly positioned in the purpose of God for our lives. The implication of not executing the purpose of God is to go with the trends of this world instead. And whether we like or not, this world and everything that is in it is passing away. 1 John 2:15-17, the Bible says: “Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. 16 For all that is in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—is not of the Father but is of the world. 17 And the world is passing away, and the lust of it; but he who does the will of God abides forever.”

 

#2. We must be rightly positioned to hear God all the time because we owe our lives and existence to Him. If you read the words of Habakkuk in the book of Habakkuk 2:1, it says: “I will stand my watch and set myself on the rampart (talking about a positioning) and watch to see what He will say to me, and what I swill answer when I am corrected.” Life makes sense when you begin to hear and begin to see what the Lord is saying and showing you.


Thanks for the gift of your time, We are Obayomi Abiola Benjamin and Lara Gboyega Adedeji!

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Lord Jesus, I confess to you that I have sinned against the LORD God - in the rebellion of my heart, I have disappointed your expectations on my life. I have fallen from Your grace and followed wrong influences around me. Today, I retrace my steps back to you - and I ask that in your mercy you accept me as your son and give to me (again) the promise of the Father - the Holy Spirit. Lord Jesus, please, come and make my heart your home, and from there rule in the affairs of all men. In Jesus Name I have prayed.

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Heaven is so far from the earth that you can not begin to imagine the distance in both space and time; yet, each time you PRAY, you BRIDGE two spaces for a reliable CONNECTION and TRANSFER. God has all you will ever require or need; but you must establish a LINK with Him up there by your PRAYER!


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