277 Why Has Man Never Engaged God With His Spirit
1. God has given man so much, yet he has gained little, for the onslaught of Satan’s forces has left him unable to enjoy all of God’s riches. He has only had the good fortune to look upon, but has never been able to fully enjoy. Man has never discovered the treasure house in his body to receive the riches of heaven, and so he has lost the blessings that God has bestowed upon him. Is man’s spirit not the very faculty that connects him to God’s Spirit, that connects him to God’s Spirit?
2. Why has man never engaged God with his spirit? Why does he draw near to God in the flesh, yet is incapable of doing so in spirit? Is God’s true face of the flesh? Why does man not know God’s substance, not know God’s substance? Has there really never been any trace of God in the spirit of man? Has God completely disappeared from the spirit of man? If man does not enter into the spiritual realm, how can he grasp God’s intentions? Is there that in the eyes of man which can directly penetrate the spiritual realm? Is there that in the eyes of man which can directly penetrate the spiritual realm?
from “The Twentieth Utterance” of God’s Utterances to the Entire Universe in The Word Appears in the Flesh