After someone has undergone surgical amputation of a limb they say that many will often feel the sensation of the limb even though the limb is completely gone !
They say that many will often still feel pain in a limb that simply does not exist.
It only exists in their minds .
This phenomenon is called phantom feelings
As a believer in Christ did you know that the moment you believed and received Christ that your old nature was surgically removed ?
Not by human hands but by the Holy Spirits
As a new creation in Christ your sinful nature no longer exists!
Let me say it again, unless you missed it the first time.
Your sinful nature is non existent!
Your sinful nature has been cut away ! And all that you were once a slave to is gone !
You are no longer a slave to sin.
You are a child of God!
You do not have two natures! You have one new nature and you are now righteous,Holy and complete in Christ.
Listen to what the Apostle Paul says in Colossians 2
When you came to Christ, you were "circumcised," but not by a physical procedure. Christ performed a spiritual circumcision-the cutting away of your sinful nature.
You were dead because of your sins and because your sinful nature was not yet cut away. Then God made you alive with Christ, for he forgave all our sins. Col 2:11,13 NLT
Not only were you completely forgiven of all sins,but your old sin nature was completely annihilated ! It’s non existent!
Even though you may at times still experience the phantom feelings of the old nature; the reality truth is that you are no longer the old nature in Adam, but you are a new creation in Christ..
The old is gone the new has come 2 Cor 5:17
Feelings are feelings but truth is truth .
We do not walk by feelings we walk by faith.
Gods word is a mirror that reveals our new true spiritual reality In Christ..
Embrace who you are .. The old is dead and gone . It’s non existent! God has made you new .
We are not transformed by embracing the old but by continually acknowledging and embracing our new Identity in Christ.
Listen to what Ephesians tells us
Be transformed as you embrace the glorious Christ-within as your new life and live in union with him!
For God has re-created you all over again in his perfect righteousness, and you now belong to him in the realm of true holiness.
Ephesians 4:24 TPT
Now we have two choices .. Are we going to believe our feelings or the word of God ?
God say you are forgiven and made new ..
Trust Him ..
Reckon what God says to Reckon ..
Likewise you also, reckon yourselves to be dead indeed to sin, but alive to God in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 6:11