For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. Hebrews 4:12
True Christ-followers have both soul and spirit. The soul is the life of a being, but the spirit is our connection to God. Every being has a soul, but not every being has a spirit. Some who have a connection to the devil think they have a spirit and may even think they are communicating with God, but they are only controlled by spirits and communicating with the devil. People who do not have Jesus are spiritually dead, according to the Word of God.
And you, who were dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, God made alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses, Colossians 2:13
It makes me feel sorry for people who don’t know Jesus. Their connection is only on the surface, but to have a deeper relationship with God, one must have Jesus to connect to God’s spirit.
I’m thankful, honored, and feel privileged to communicate with God through the Holy Spirit because of Jesus, and so should you. If you don’t have this connection, you may be able to hide this inadequacy from people, but you cannot hide it from God; he knows!
And no creature is hidden from his sight, but all are naked and exposed to the eyes of him to whom we must give account. Hebrews 4:13