by Viji Antony
We are spirit beings trapped in this body. Why is that? In the book of Genesis we read God saying on the sixth day “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness…..” (Gen 1:26) In the book of John Jesus says “God is spirit..( John 4:24) If God is spirit and if He created man in His image n likeness then that creation has to be spirit. In other words God created the spirit man. God also gives the reason for the creation; “…and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, over all the earth, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.”
In the U.S. they train people to become astronauts. After the training they will select from them the ones they will be sending to, for example, moon. Since they cannot go there in the street clothes they have to put them in the space suit. Before the person is asked to slip into the space suit he will be given directions. For the example here let us say they are instructed like this. “When you land in moon you will see the inhabitants of the moon n to them you must say you are from U.S. and that they must worship Obama the president.” Once this instruction is given he is allowed to get into the suit. He reaches Moon and gets carried away and blurts out “I am Viji and you all must worship me.” Houston is listening to this and the immediate response from them will be “Viji you disobeyed and so we are cutting off all communications with you.” One this communication is cut off the real person is trapped in this suit. For the outsiders the suit is the person when the real person is either dying or dead inside the suit. As for the suit it is on the run to find an electric out let to charge itself or else it will die.
With this in mind let us see creation a bit closely. God created man in His image and gave Him 2 commandments. “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and over every living creature that moves on the ground.” After the commands were given man was put in the body. The spirit man cannot dwell in the grounds of the earth and comply with the commands that were given to him. Hence the Almighty Graceful God made the body for him. God called this son of His Adam.
Adam was the most intelligent man. God asked all the living beings of the earth, the air and the sea to march past Adam. God waited in the sidelines to see what names Adam will give to these beings. Theologians and pundits claim some seventeen thousand species made the parade. Adam named all of them without duplicating. Adam fulfilled what was in God’s mind namely naming them, but God wasn’t satisfied as He did not find a “suitable helper” for Adam. The Omnipotent sovereign, kind and merciful God knew to fulfill the great task assigned to Adam before he was put in the body he needed help. But in all these species who march past Adam God did not find the “suitable helper.”
This brings the question what is a “suitable helper?” If a person is assigned to paint a big house and if he has only one day to finish the task he surely needs help. Any person from the street cannot fill in. A person, who can know the mind of the painter and who can execute it exactly the same way as he does must be brought in. This is where the Gracious God certified that the other living beings are unfit for the task. Adam the spirit man understood exactly what was in God’s mind and so God had to find a person who understood Him the way Adam did to help Adam in this task. Again the Omnipotent God did the great miracle of creating Eve off Adam. Eve knew exactly was as Adam what was commanded by God. This great God’s plans are always perfect and His ways are also always perfect.
Adam, who named everything didn’t had to think twice to find out that Eve was part of him. Seeing his other half Adam exclaimed, “This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; shall be called woman, for she was taken out of man.” Adam and Eve became man and wife.
Jesus said Satan is a liar and father of all lies. ”He was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and father of lies.” ( John 8:44) His greatest trick is to tell human beings truthful lies, lies that is exactly similar to truths but lies . So when Satan spoke to Eve it sounded good to the first woman and hence was tricked by his words. His point was that if they defy God they will not die. A super lie whitewashed as truth. The moment they disobeyed God the inner man died, lost all connection with God. Thus he was stranded and trapped in this body.
The ever merciful God sent His eternally begotten son to redeem us from this body. He came, lead a sinless life and died on the cross and rose up again on the 3rd day and ascended into heaven and is now seated at the right hand of the Father. Only through Him can the inner man be redeemed.
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