There is an unseen dimension – an invisible world—all around us. We see the product of the working of that world. The forces and dynamics of that hidden, spiritual dimension create and control the realities of the time and space world in which we live.
This unseen realm is ruled by the greatest and most powerful being in both the seen and unseen worlds: Almighty God.
The first five words of the Bible tell us “In the beginning God created…” The Eternal Lord and Almighty God, Whom all other beings of the spirit world worship and obeyed, desired and dreamed of another dimension and world.
In His vast imagination, this Supreme God drew the blueprints of this new dimension on the tablets of His heart. He dreamed of having children; children created in His own image with whom He could fellowship and love. He dreamed of a beautiful world and universe for His children to live in and enjoy. He dreamed of us!
Out of the heart and imagination of God has come a universe so vast and expanding that we cannot comprehend it, and yet, so orderly and intricate, we cannot duplicate even the simplest form of life in it.
Creation was not an “accident” or an “evolution,” but was, and is, God’s great design. It is His vision.
When He created man, God did not leave us powerless under the circumstances and conditions of our world, but in fact, God created us powerfully in His own image.
”Then God said, "Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth." So God created man in His own image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.Genesis 1:26, 27NKJV
Mankind is created in the Image of God. What exactly does it mean to be created in God’s image? First of all, it means that man is primarily a Spiritual Being because God is a Spiritual Being. We are triune in nature, composed of three distinct parts, with the spirit being preeminent:
1. The Body – Our flesh and blood “earth suit”
2. The Soul – Our mind, will and emotions
3. The Spirit – Created in God’s image, eternal
Modem science and education have recently begun to recognize and investigate the hidden or spiritual part of man. Some call it our sub-conscience or inner-conscience. God calls it the “spirit”.
It is this spirit part of man that makes us the children of God, created in His very image.
Through this spiritual dimension man was given rulership and mastery over this planet. Created in God’s image, God enabled and commanded man to exercise authority and influence over the earth.
“Then God said, ‘Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth’ … Then God blessed them, and God said to them, ‘Be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it; have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over every living thing that moves on the earth. ‘” (Genesis 1:26,28)
Man was commanded to control and rule his world, not by the mere function of his physical and mental faculties, but by the power and potential of his spirit.
The spirit is the part of man that differentiates us from the animal world.
The spirit is the dimension of man that enables us to function in the spirit world.
Through this dimension we are lifted from the limitations and constraints of the physical dimension and given access to the ability and power of God’s world of the spirit.
The access to this world of God’s Spirit comes through Visions and Dreams.