We are never any bigger than the mindset we live in. To enlarge our dwelling place we must enlarge our mindset. I have a friend who declares that most people are so narrow-minded, they can see through a keyhole with both eyes. I think that is a very true statement; especially when it comes to the knowledge of the spiritual realm. Once we become followers of Christ, the spirit realm should become our home. Why? Because God is Spirit, and those that worship Him must worship Him in Spirit and in truth. Nevertheless, so many people that call themselves Disciples of Christ are scared breathless of the spirit realm. To understand the writings of men like the apostle Paul, who was truly a spirit dominated being that received all of his revelation from the spirit realm, it is essential for the student of the new covenant to change his mindset from the carnal (or natural) realm, and become spiritually minded. The main thrust of our ministry over the next five years, will be not only to move in the spirit and demonstrate the power contained in that realm through crusades; but we will also show others how to live in the spirit realm, teaching a school of the spirit in every city we go to.
For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit. For to be carnally minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace. Because the carnal mind is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, nor indeed can be. So then, those who are in the flesh cannot please God.Romans 8:5-8