Saturday, February 02, 2008

Cool Shadows!!

Cool Shadows!!
Originally uploaded by adrians_art
I loved this picture and thought it might illustrate a little further (especially of all days, this being Ground Hog day) what my friend Art shared in the following.

This is but a slice of what it was sandwiched in.


The angels were created as spirits, separate from God Himself. Adam was created in God’s image (Gen 1:26) by God’s own breath (spirit) as man’s human spirit. Man is created in the image of God; man looks like Jesus of Nazareth, but man lacks the content of the Christ; just as a shadow of a man is similar to the man, but lacks the life-substance of the man. Every man is born of Adam; but then, by receiving “spirit of life in Christ Jesus,” God’s “only begotten Son” (John 1:14) into his human spirit, a man is reborn. Each of us as, as the individual members of “the body of Christ,” has become a partaker of the life and substance of God’s” only begotten Son.” A man becomes completed only when He has received God’s substance and reality by receiving the essential “spirit of life in Christ Jesus.” Colossians 2:10 And ye are complete in (by) him (Christ)… Coming to know the presence of the indwelling “spirit of life in Christ Jesus,” subjectively, is our realization and personal experience of Christ alive within our regenerated human spirit as our new essential spirit. Gal 2:20 I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me… Rom 8:16 The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God:

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