The orphan spirit receives its primary identity through material possessions, physical appearance and activities. The spirit of sonship is grounded in sonship and the Father’s affirmation.
The orphan spirit is driven by the need for success. The Spirit leads the mature son into his calling and mission.
The orphan spirit tries to medicate its deep internal alienation through physical stimulation. The mature son walks in the joy and presence of the Lord for comfort.
The orphan spirit is always in competition with others. The spirit of sonship is always blessing others.
The orphan spirit has anger and fits of rage. The spirit of sonship rests in the Father’s ability to control and guide the future.
Mat 22:36-39 KJV - 36 Master, which [is] the great commandment in the law? 37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. 38 This is the first and great commandment. 39 And the second [is] like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
[Sng 1:4 ESV] 4 Draw me after you; let us run. The king has brought me into his chambers. [Others] We will exult and rejoice in you; we will extol your love more than wine; rightly do they love you.
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