Thought Adjuster: Let us talk about the very important and yet much-misunderstood phenomena of Spiritual Birth. Why is it often referred to as ‘Spiritual Rebirth’?
“Any human existence officially starts when a baby emerges into the world through the birth canal of its mother—a day that will be commemorated yearly as its birthday.
“Your spiritual birth is independent of your physical one. This is the reason why Jesus explained: “Except a man be born of the spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the spirit is spirit.” Indeed, therein lies the demarcation line between the animalistic side of a human being and its promotion to a spiritual being.
“Therefore, you are meant to undergo two birthing events: the first one is already behind you. What about the second one-your spiritual birth?
“Ideally, a human fetus spends nine formative months in the motherly womb. However, the length of the spiritual gestation varies individually. To facilitate this process, you have received a Divine Indweller at your first moral decision—a Divine Fragment of the Father in Heaven. “If you would be led by this spirit from above, very soon would you begin to see with the eyes of the spirit, and then by the wholehearted choice of spirit guidance would you be born of the spirit since your only purpose in living would be to do the will of your Father who is in heaven. And so finding yourself born of the spirit and happily in the kingdom of God, you would begin to bear in your daily life the abundant fruits of the spirit.” [UB Paper 142, Section 6]
“The process of spiritual birth as explained by your Master Jesus clearly describes its three-step process. You were not asked at the time of your conception whether you wanted to partake in the human experience. However, as soon as you have reached some degree of independence in your physical and mental development, the time comes when you need to answer for yourself the weighty question of whether you want to be born of the Spirit? Indeed, the conscious exercise of your free will prerogative is what opens the door to your actual ‘human’ experience, thus differentiating you from the animals of the realm.
“Dear ones, take the time to integrate this fundamental disclosure. Within you is the power to change your life as, once you have been actually born of the Spirit, you will be under Its Guardianship and Tutorship. Your life will take an eternal meaning and this close partnership with Spirit will impregnate your soul, leading it to bring forth its very own fruits of the Spirit—your Godlikeness. How exciting is that?”