Kingdom citizens learn to work very well with the invisible world. Children work well with the invisible world. People on their death bed suddenly are aware of the invisible world. In hard and depressing and tumultuous times, those who are not able to see the invisible are in confusion, bewilderment and bound by fear.
As a rule proud, self righteous and materialistic people have no clue that the invisible is influencing their every thought. Most religious people are aware of the invisible but spend most of their time wearing themselves out, wrestling against the seen, flesh and blood. “My followers are not wrestling with flesh and blood contending only with physical opponents, but against the despotisms, against the powers, against the master spirits who are the world rulers of this present darkness, against the spirit forces of wickedness in the heavenly (supernatural) sphere,” Ephesians 6:12.
Those who want to move into a position of power with Me and become citizens of the kingdom, are unprepared for what comes from the unseen world of darkness. They are not aware of what activates My unseen army and police forces, known as the hosts of heaven, to war for them and protect them.
You will never endure to the end, unless you learn to operate in the unseen world as well as, if not better than, you operate in the seen world. Every time the battle starts to heat up Kingdom citizens “do not consider and look to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen; for the things that are visible are temporal (brief and fleeting), but the things that are invisible are deathless and everlasting,” 2 Corinthians 4:18.
It is difficult for most people to see beyond the seen because, “that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual,” 1 Corinthians 15:46. Those who are religious have only natural eyes and “the natural man does not receive the unseen things of the Spirit: for they are foolishness to him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned,” 1 Corinthians 2:14.
Do not waste your time trying to explain the unseen world to those who are not born into the Kingdom because they have no eyes. Pray rather that the “eyes of their understanding be enlightened; that they may know what is the hope of My calling, and what the riches of the glory of My inheritance is,  And what is the exceeding greatness of My power to all who truly believe, and that it’s all according to the working of My mighty power, in the unseen world,” Ephesians 1:18-19.
The closer you get to kingdom living the more you will need to see the unseen. The more the unseen you are able to see the easier it is. You will then understand why you must “Put on the whole armour of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.  Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.  Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;  And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;  Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.  And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:  Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints,” Ephesians 6:11,13-18.
Learn to work in the unseen world and things will be much easier!
~ Jim Hammerle
|Jim Hammerle (1941-2017) began ministry working with David Wilkerson and Nicky Cruz, founding Teen Challenge Philadelphia. 6 times in the mission field pastoring a mission ship, 15 years with TV and radio, teaching, and preaching. As a retired businessman, Jim helped to feed widows and orphans in Uganda, helping Muslims find the Jesus who fed them. He became His banker and was privileged to give His money away, wherever He decided, so he also helping to build an orphanage in Haiti and investing in lives in the USA. Totally in love with his Lord, at age 73 he served in ministy at Victory Christian Church and lived every hour listening for his Heavenly Father’s voice. Jim passed away on May 23, 2017 to be with the LORD.|