Being able to discern 'spiritual truths' is an ability to see through the eyes of the creator, to see aspects of the design plans around us that that coordinate with His teachings and intentions on why he made what He did with a purpose for our eyes, minds, and hearts to grasp. Gaining the ability to slow down, to hear & weigh our thoughts and intentions; being able to discern and measure both sides of the equation, to be able to 'make a picture in your head,' are tools given to us within an equation intended to help us grow in or spiritual conviction and overall ability - whether through literary 'knowledge' or visual 'understandings,' our minds cognitive perception can allow us to connect strategic dots of better totality. Meditating on things we are thankful for enables us to become more spiritual to gain 'spirituality' within our day. Learning to trust God an not always rely on our own understandings and expectations, to 'trust God as our Rock,' gives us strength to face the unknowns during life's trials.
"Longing" (Soaking Music) by Lisa Lim
Look at all creation around you. God made everything with forethought (whether immediate or intertwined afterthought purpose connectivity) during His initial programming of creation ‘before the foundation of the world.’ Things that we see He created with intention to teach us virtue and to heal us in moments of ‘spiritual truth’ reflection, so that we may better understand the purposes behind why things were made, whether to heal, gain insight, to live in wisdom carrying out wise decisions in disciplines of prudence or in steps of faith. That seed we see planted into the soil grows into a tree in a process of time. Like that seed that doesn't just instantly grow, we also know that nothing else in life just happens. Everything leads up to something. We know that as time passes, through the nourishment of water and sunlight, that seed becomes a full mature tree that occurred as part of a process of growth within the nature aspect of creation. We know in our lives that our bodies and minds and our souls grow and mature in a process of time as well, just like that tree. Parallel connections like these are can be categorized like many other reflections as ‘spiritual truths.’ Everything has its own season of time and its own season of growth. In the spiritual realm of thought, a seed of thought planted in your mind will grow as well in time (hence the name of this website! Even if it’s just belief growing into a more actualized state of acceptance and faith)
Thankful to be living in a safe environment, we take it for-granted every single day!
SPIRITUAL TRUTH WRITING #1
(examples of reflection)
SPRITUAL TRUTH WRITING #2 (KoG read with 'disciple mentality' where we know after the Pentecost 'in these last days we who believe will all know the Lord, no longer will we need to teach our neighbor 'know the Lord' for we all will know the Lord to our varying degree's, the letter kills, the spirit gives life.
Alright here's an example of what a "spiritual truth" would be inside of someone's conscious. People who have faith in God - who are spiritual - can relate to this in their own ways. First off a spiritual truth is an understanding that surpasses an exact explanation you could prove to others, but you link a little bit of faith to that understanding with God in the equation. It's an emotion tied to a thought of understanding that triggers an awareness of truth within you.
Example: One of the reasons God created water, was to teach us the process of cleansing, which is something such as the washing and removal of dirt from an object. Without ever creating water in this existence, we never could have understood what it meant to "wash your hands" or "wash your vehicle" or "have your sins washed away from within you."
So say you love nature and you are in a spot out in the wilderness that just silences your soul. The peace you feel within yields a thankfulness that you give credit to God for. You link that moment in time, with the creation you see as something that you were designed to see. Such as the water glistening on that lake below you. You spiritually interpret that moment with an understanding that cannot be explained to anyone else in the entire world in the way that you understand it within you, but you know God knows exactly what you just felt. God created that understanding for you, his newborn infant to this world. Sharing in these moments with God was by design. God created that lake for many purposes, one of which was to share the beauty and joy with you in that moment.
When you realize God is part of the equation, you realize the spiritual truth in front of your eyes. The truth God wanted you to see from His angle in the creation before you, that you just abstracted the understanding from. We get truths in the bible too. The power of words can never be underestimated, the bible gives us literary knowledge that can directly comfort and guide us in our daily life decisions. It may be outdated, but it's a book of non-stop truths as you progress in your faith and gain the discipline to not disbelieve early on in the paragraph but learn the how and why it is affect both now and back in that state of societal existence. How is reading history prophetic whether in the bible or a school room class history book?
The truth a new parent gets when seeing a child in her arms for the first time is a chemical reaction tied to distinct memories, whether chemical or joy filled it's an important part of life timeline. That love and deep understanding you have for animals that you can't explain to anyone else, but you emotionally feel is tied to an understanding God made and shares with you. A new analytical understanding you gain while working at an engineering job you may excel at, the new abstract understanding in a creation for an art project you are making that only an artist would fully grasp on the time and flow leading up to the expressions - these spiritual truths of creation often happen occur and are recognized in our crafts and work hours; times when we learn and grasp something deeper in a moment we know was a design plan we were meant to interpret. You don't always have to go there knowing God was first the author of that 'spirit / program overview curriculum teachings outline' but there are times when we can go there and recognize the bottom line truth that we are playing along side an alpha God who lets us plagiarize his work correctly. When you become spiritual with God you have a new appreciation for the truth you just learned. That's when you say...
"Thank you for creating this moment and sharing this understanding with me God. Thank you for that truth. Please help me utilize fully and correctly and continue to give me grace."
When I see water I see God created water not only as substance for providing nourishment to our bodies and habitat for aquatic things for us to explore and enjoy, but also for teachings used to show the washing away of sins within us. Symbolism allows the writers of the bible to use double symbolic word usages like 'bread' or 'blood' or even territories or tribal names.
Water has a pre-existing element to existence and is the vital component of life and organism, I like it as an example. To see the truths of His intended desire - that water allows us to also enjoy activities that we were designed to enjoy for our enjoyment - such as fishing, boating, water sports, swimming, and all sorts of fun things we get to enjoy and live abundantly in during our off days from the grind of work and earning a living, times to be thankful. (Though with year 70 approaching, how much free time do we get? It's about scaling your mentality with an understanding of the scope and expectations - how to sackcloth correctly..)
When we are thankful towards this aspect of creation, what we are enjoying becomes a holy connection to God in our thanks and praying to Him out of appreciation for these things.
"For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, for it is made holy by the word of God and prayer."
The verse above is a verse within 'the word of God' so when your thankful to partake and 'not refrain' then know the limits of expectation and pray correctly with thanks. That mean God lets us play more, though you best watch your rewards!
READ SPIRITUAL TRUTHS PART 2 IF YOU HAVE BEEN A FOLLOWER FOR AN EXTENDED TIME. OTHERWISE IT COULD SPUR DISBELIEF WHICH IS NOT THE INTENTION.
So when I first wrote for something to be a 'spiritual truth,' I referenced God has to be part of the equation and a small amount of faith has to be linked to this truth for the extra conviction on the spiritual association value that factors purpose into the design plan of explanation. You can have a spiritual understanding without God in the equation (basic knowledge), but it's not a complete truth itself, unless your willing to grasp you are abstracting knowledge from a premise already created in a syllabus by God during initial creation passed along through angel intermediaries and social exposure of other humans. Truth comes from understanding the knowledge we were intended to because we acknowledge God was the source of the truth itself. So if you are a spiritual person without acknowledging the reason behind why God made something, you are understanding it with an assimilie but could be classified as 'having the appearance of godliness but denying it's power.' The difference between people is those who can only take and those willing to give extra. Your next thoughts can be excessively self-gratifying (if no God recognition) than the degree of someone hard stopping the self-gratifying boasts by always giving credit to God, so subsequently you learn and perceive the better grace which translates in various ways of self-improvement (according to the standard of holiness).
EXAMPLE: You are thankful for sex in an appreciative way. You think the "truth" behind sex being so great allows you to cheat on another persons spouse because sex is a truth of human nature that is natural and "to each their own," not my problem. You're thankful for the act itself, but leave God no where in the equation on what is right or wrong, denying a truth written within you - if you weigh hypocrisy scaling of being emotionally wronged. Truths can't contradict the statues or it's false knowledge and the emotions are more shallow and less fulfilling, though pleasure is a true reality of decision making, I do not deny.
If God is the computer game creator of the video game of life that we are all living in (spiritual realm like the eyes on the other side of the screen), you play by the rules of the programmer staying within the parameters of the truths in front of us. Gravity makes things fall. That is a truth. God made family to teach us spiritual truths of belonging and looking out for another. That is a spiritual truth.
Not everyone can interpret things according to the truths God wanted us to understand. Your understanding may have some partial truths to it (like sex is something to be thankful for) but it's only a truth if you understanding it through God's angle on why He wanted us to learn from it. Sex isn't meant for us to live like unneutered dogs (that doesn't mean your doomed to hell and it doesn't give anyone the right to judge you for it, but we're talking spiritual truths from creator perspective distinguishing human race from animalistic tendency).
In Spiritual Truth Writing #1, I gave personal examples of how I use to enjoy spiritual truths from nature and creation during moments of heightened awareness (they don't necessarily have to be a heightened chemical awareness, more so it's important to discern past thoughts and confirm God's hand is in the truth you are learning / re-evaluating in that moment. There is the premonition element of ongoing memory aspect (usually when testing out your faith during memory expanse) that helps you build momentous reactive decision making along thoughts of this developing pathway of deciding off spiritual decisions verse past tendencies off decision making off the more obvious worldly paths.
So when I'm out hanging with mother nature and I see a tree, I know that a seed was planted and water and sunlight are needed for it to grow. I realize that not only did God create the tree for shade and shelter for animals and people, but also to teach us this deeper spiritual truth that everything happens in a process - a season of time so that we gain wisdom. Extra thoughts that keep me reminded of the extraordinary overlapses of Gods utilization of everything around us to create our language and communication and connection with everything around us. Wisdom is often seeing things through God's angle, seeing the bigger picture ahead without getting caught up in the stumbling blocks along the way. Just like that tree takes time to reach it's maturation state, so are all these unknowns I'm dealing with in my life right now!
So God, the video game programmer of life, has multiple purposes to teach us from creation right in front of us. That was how He programmed existence. That seed also is used to teach concepts out of the bible. The parable of the sower is another reference of seeds and spiritual truths according to God's purpose. We need to be more inclined to make the right spiritual decision than just money and fame and self boast pathways. Gaining meditational aptitude, gaining 'spirituality,' helps us gain this extra advantage of grace given from above.
When there are rivalries within the church, we sometimes try and give ourselves credit instead of working together for furthering the Kingdom. (Go year 70 or bust, even if it's a head nod from afar and it's a slow process)
Here's a modern day bible truth.
“I follow Paul,” or “I follow Apollos,” or “I follow Cephas,” or “I follow Christ” is like those who are more focused on saying "I follow Rick Warren, or I follow Joel Osteen, or I follow Bishop TD Jakes" than seeing the good in the way each leader is bringing God into the equation. We have to start supporting each other, the devil who is an angel of light can trick the elect so lets just work as a team. A body has multiple functioning and moving parts, lets trust God to do the growth in the lives of the congregations and work as one unit. If some people are at different stages in their walk, how can we utilize each aspect of truth to greater further the Kingdom? Last I checked it's always a time of harvest, though seasons are seasons I suppose.
A new believer hearing about the goodness of God is great to start with, capturing reflections helps others gain as well. Some crowds are more receptive to a certain types of pastor. What would happen if the Body of Christ worked together, to allow more exact mutual thoughts of faith at one time? We already have too many people with itching ears following whatever best non-God related advice to suit their passions preferring to disrespect without any desire to appease dedicated effort. Though I enjoy all perspectives myself, I see how sides vary and choose to give people credit for 'defending' the injustice of life around us, even if that means their inclination against religion warrants their harsher reactions.
The apostle Paul writes:
"I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the growth. So neither he who plants nor he who waters is anything, but only God who gives the growth. He who plants and he who waters are one, and each will receive his wages according to his labor. For we are God's fellow workers. You are God's field, God's building."
Are we focused on just building church numbers, or furthering God's Kingdom building the Body of Christ where we grow believers in their faith journey instead of just making them part of a lukewarm system? Who am I to bring this up? Just an outsiders perspective I suppose, but it matters to me to do it more right for the sake of people who would choose to believe just based on the extra assurance of eternity if anything. I feel comfortable lawyering all viewpoints to gain traction in this regard.
Regardless of my ability to carry out my own initiatives, I know the prophetic direction Paul said 'imitate me,' where he planted seeds of thoughts to the gentiles. Apollos or whoever was gaining traction with him in those early church days excelled at watering those seeds through prayer groups and support of one body.
Believing matters because almost all subject matters of expertise have varying degrees when sometimes you have to incorporate faith into your prerogatives. Today when the world is growing and shrinking at the same time (concern factor), we need God's sunlight to gives us the growth needed for year 70 reform initiative. I think summer is drawing near and were in the season of harvest initiative, if not faith testing at a larger scale. It doesn't matter who does what, but that we activate God to do the growth correctly.
---- I referenced different "crafts" that people have where they get these spiritual truths through a shared connection with God. You can also see a spiritual truth in others, even if you haven't experienced that truth, but still can understand it to a lessor degree.
For me, that would be like seeing a mother holding her newborn child in her arms for the first time. I don't know this from experience, but I realize she understands that God put her on this earth to be a mother. This is a truth to her, that is consistent with creation playing out. She is wired within to be a nurturer and protector mother goose of her goslings. Now not all things are absolute in creation (or the concept of faith wouldn't be the same with God's initiatives of learning faith, so that we understand the requirement to receive grace) so we know not all women need or have to be stereo-typed for this opportunity of existence as a mother, but many women know God created them with forethought to give birth to children and provide for their own.
This same concept is why many people, myself included - have a better spiritual understanding and thanks for God giving up his only Son (in that he made his most loved child suffer persecution and hate and torture for a greater cause). This also is a spiritual truth in the minds of many. When I had a spiritual awakening several years back, the tears gushing out my eyes brought me to that concept of washing of sins and water. After years of not shedding one tear and being hardened to many emotions I had held within, I knew the tears that gushed out had a deeper meaning in that moment of time. We all have our moments in due season where God speaks to us in His many ways.
Year 70?71? 72? 73?74?75?76?77?78?79?80?CLIMATE EMBRACE 81?82?83?84?85?86?
Mass collaboration, weeks & months of holy focus (food restriction and pre-selected topic and prayer, specific online posting with privacy settings) testing things correctly through the power of the internet and language. FreeTokenEnterprise Initiative - 22% of Judah prays this. 44% did not participate. 32% of pre-selected Israel switches to Judah in month 8. Etc etc etc
Don't forget prayer matters, we get conditioned to be mentally cohesively stronger in our minds and God gets extra openings due to restraint scenarios of not asking or pre-set bargaining agreement with Satan --> Prayer Tab