As a result of the Fall, conflict arose between our mind and body. To control us, Satan uses our body as his stronghold. He has turned us away from our original nature and spiritual nature and toward the attempts to satisfy our selfish and individualistic desires. The only path to escape from Satan’s dominion lies within God’s lineage of true love.
Entwicklung durch das Tun
In other words, you have the responsibility to mature your spirit within your physical body based on the finite life you live in the tangible, physical world. This does not mean, however, that the maturing of a spirit self happens automatically. Your spirit self fully matures only on the basis of complete unity between your mind and body during your earthly life, which you achieve by expressing true love through actions.