Spirit, Soul, and Body

“Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you completely; and may your whole spirit, soul, and body be preserved blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. 24 He who calls you is faithful, who also will do it” (1 Thess. 5:23  NKJV).

“Spirit (Gk. pneuma) Luke 8:55; 1 Cor. 5:5, soul (Gk. psuche) Eph. 6:6; Phil. 1:27, body (soma), Matt. 6:22…The spirit enables a person to contact the divine Spirit
and is that part of a person that the Spirit quickens at the time of regeneration  (John 3:3; Rom. 8:16). The Greek word psuche, translated soul, means “life.” The New Testament writers use this word to speak of a person’s personality or inward, animating essence. Finally the New Testament writers identify the body, a person’s physical being, as separate from one’s soul or spirit. As this verse indicates, God works from the inside out, sanctifying our entire being…”
The Nelson Study Bible, p. 2029

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