Do You Have Two Souls?
Thought for the Week:
Then the LORD God formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being. (Genesis 2:7)
God made the first human being and placed him in a paradise called Eden.
God made Adam as a hybrid of spirit and flesh. Man possesses two souls—a “divine” soul and an “animal” soul. The divine soul is that pre-existent aspect of the soul, the “breath” of God which He breathes into human beings. It is a portion of His own essence, and it survives after death.
The animal soul is the human life-force which animates the flesh. The animal soul provides our mortal vitality, our sense of self and sentience. The common biblical Hebrew wo…
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