Escaping the Black Hole

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Escaping the Black HoleEphesians 2:1-3As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins,2in which you used to livewhen you followed the ways of this worldand of the ruler of the kingdom of the air,the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient.3All of us also lived among them at one time,gratifying the cravings of our flesh and following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath.As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, 2in which you used to livewhen you followed the ways of this worldand of the ruler of the kingdom of the air,the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient.3All of us also lived among them at one time,gratifying the cravings of our fleshand following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath.Ephesians 2:1-3As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, 2in which you used to livewhen you followed the ways of this worldand of the ruler of the kingdom of the air,the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient.3All of us also lived among them at one time,gratifying the cravings of our fleshand following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath.Ephesians 2:1-3As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, 2in which you used to livewhen you followed the ways of this worldand of the ruler of the kingdom of the air,the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient.3All of us also lived among them at one time,gratifying the cravings of our fleshand following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath.Ephesians 2:1-3As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, 2in which you used to livewhen you followed the ways of this worldand of the ruler of the kingdom of the air,the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient.3All of us also lived among them at one time,gratifying the cravings of our fleshand following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath.Ephesians 2:1-3As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, 2in which you used to livewhen you followed the ways of this worldand of the ruler of the kingdom of the air,the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient.3All of us also lived among them at one time,gratifying the cravings of our fleshand following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath.Ephesians 2:1-3As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, 2in which you used to livewhen you followed the ways of this worldand of the ruler of the kingdom of the air,the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient.3All of us also lived among them at one time,gratifying the cravings of our fleshand following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath.Ephesians 2:1-3As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, 2in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this worldand of the ruler of the kingdom of the air,the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient.3All of us also lived among them at one time,gratifying the cravings of our fleshand following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath.Ephesians 2:1-3As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, 2in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this worldand of the ruler of the kingdom of the air,the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient.3All of us also lived among them at one time,gratifying the cravings of our fleshand following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath.Ephesians 2:1-3As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, 2in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this worldand of the ruler of the kingdom of the air,the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient.3All of us also lived among them at one time,gratifying the cravings of our fleshand following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath.Ephesians 2:1-3This all sounds very final, very stuck

As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, 2in which you used to livewhen you followed the ways of this worldand of the ruler of the kingdom of the air,the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient.3All of us also lived among them at one time,gratifying the cravings of our fleshand following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath.Ephesians 2:1-3As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, 2in which you used to livewhen you followed the ways of this worldand of the ruler of the kingdom of the air,the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient.3All of us also lived among them at one time,gratifying the cravings of our fleshand following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath.Ephesians 2:1-3John 8: 31-3231To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said,If you hold to my teaching,you are really my disciples.32Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.

Free from what?The Black HoleThoughtFeelingActionConsequenceThe enemy can enter at Thought or FeelingThe Black HoleThoughtFeelingActionConsequenceThe Holy Spirit alone can free us from this freefallHow Do I Rewind?The feeling is based on a thought. What is that thought? Is it true?What does this feeling say about reality?What is true?ThoughtFeelingIsnt this just psychology?Why is the Rewind specifically spiritual?

The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God but considers them foolishness, and cannot understand them because they arediscernedonly through the Spirit.1 Corinthians 2:14

The tools necessary to escape the Black Hole are:Knowledge of truthJesus said,If you hold to my teaching,you are really my disciples.32Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.

The tools necessary to escape the Black Hole are:Knowledge of truthSpiritual discernmentThe person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God but considers them foolishness, and cannot understand them because they arediscernedonly through the Spirit.

Transformation is SpiritualTransformation like this, the ability to escape the Black Hole comes from a new life

The verse that follows the Eph. 2:1-3 is this:

But because of his great love for us,God, who is rich in mercy,5made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressionsit is by grace you have been saved.Ephesians 2:4-5Escaping the Black Holehsmparadox.wikispaces.com