Jesus said to him, “You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.”(Matthew 22:37) NKJV
The Bible considers human life to be a trinity of spirit, soul and body. The spirit and soul are invisible. The body, comprising both the body and blood, is visible. The attributes of the soul are listed in scripture.
Systematics is the branch of biology that deals with classification and nomenclature; it’s also called taxonomy. It is a powerful tool to help understand the big picture by arranging all the little pieces into logical groups. Our raw material is scripture. If we examine how words are used we can find certain relationships and groupings.
We all have the same evidence. Our choice of paradigm determines what we think it’s evidence of.– Matty’s Razor
We (that’s me and the Holy spirit) have found that sentient life has three aspects, body, spirit and soul. We’ve also found that each aspect has attributes, traits, and characteristics. This is a taxonomic hierarchy which has hierarchy has 5 levels.
Hierarchical Taxonomy of Sentient Life
- Sentient Life
Aspects and Attributes of Life
Now we’re beginning to see that the attributes of the soul are indeed related to our consciousness and personality, and that there’s also a duality of mind and heart.
Attributes, Traits and Characteristics of the Soul
|Soul||Who I Am|
1 Samuel 1:10
- Call upon the name of Jesus Christ,
- believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead,
- confess your sin.