Any outward display of power without inner transformation isn’t Supernatural, just Superhuman.
Spiritual Anbesol – Busyness, “Toys,” Noise. Or any Distraction to distract us
Serpent’s lie – Venom that poisoned Adam’s identity in God; midwife to the False Self
In its simplicity, the desire to be like God is the desire to be what God originally intended for man to be.
Adam’s Sin – more a matter of IDENTITY than a SIN of MORALITY
Adam is more than a historical figure whose mess up created a multi-generational “Identity Birth defect” – Adam is US in our disobedience to God.
The Inner Battle – Truth Vs. Lie – God’s Gift of Identity Vs. An Illusion – True Self Vs. False Self
False self – must go to the Cross each day to be deconstructed
Thomas Merton – ”The secret of my identity is hidden in the love and mercy of God.”
1 Corinthians 15:45-46 – Jesus, The Second Adam – God’s Mercy
James 1: 22-25(NIV) Do not merely listen to the Word – DO IT!