Spirit, Soul and Body — the Inner and Outer Man

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Spirit Soul and Body

Most Christians do not appreciate that they have their own personal Spirit which is contained within their physical Body termed the Outer Man. The Outer Man also contains their Inner Man that the scriptures refer to as the Soul.

The presence of both the human Spirit within the Soul is termed the “Inward Man” as shown in the scripture verse below. It is this invisible spiritual component of “mankind” that departs the deceased body to spend the remainder of eternity elsewhere.

…but though our OUTWARD MAN perish, yet the INWARD MAN is renewed day by day.”  

2 Corinthians 4:16

This article is the first one in a series that aims to help Christians understand more about their spiritual ‘organs’ that our Creator has given us—and from this, obtain a better understanding as to how the spirit world around us functions.

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Spirit Soul and Body — The MIND

How our decision making processes operate
This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Spirit Soul and Body

Part 1 of the Spirit, Soul and the Body series examined the spiritual ‘organs’ God has provided to us within our “Inner Man”. This article examines the MIND and how it relates to the other spiritual ‘organs’ and how they function in the controlling of the body.

This article covers the following topics:

  1. Mankind ‘s MIND
  2. Mankind’s MIND and our five physical senses
  3. Mankind’s MIND and the SOUL’s Influence on it
  4. Verses that refer exclusively to “the MIND <AND> MAN

This teaching aims to emphasize the spiritual level of understanding about how our bodies function. This is because Jesus said:

For to be CARNALLY MINDED is death; but to be SPIRITUALLY MINDED is life and peace.”

Rom 8:6
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Spirit, Soul and Body – the HEART

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Spirit Soul and Body

Our physical BODY also contains our SPIRIT and SOUL; and within our SOUL, the Bible says is our HEART.

This article follows on from the previous article in the series titled “Spirit, Soul and Body – the MIND

The highlighted section of the image below represents the various ‘organs’ of our bodies that we will be looking at in this series—in particular the HEART and how it impacts the MIND.

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Spirit, Soul and Body — Our ‘Spirit’

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Spirit Soul and Body

Our physical BODY also contains our SPIRIT and SOUL, and the Bible indicates our SPIRIT (with our CONSCIENCE) is located in the purely spiritual realms.

The highlighted section of the image below represents the various ‘organs’ of our bodies that we will be looking at in this series—in particular the SPIRIT and how it impacts the MIND, the SOUL and the HEART .

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