You are speaking of faith, Frank.
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
Not all are able to walk in faith, trusting in what is not seen, invisible, not obvious, that for which there is no evidence. True faith comes from our personal relationship with the creator. If we do not have that, then it is impossible to have faith.
I offer you that the Kingdom of Heaven in already here on earth. That is the good news, the gospel. Repent for the Kingdom of Heaven has become accessible to us.
Remember what Jesus said to the Pharisees?
But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut up the kingdom of heaven against men; for you neither go in yourselves, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in.
The Kingdom of Heaven was accessible before Jesus, but the leaders of the Jews lost access. But with the coming of the Messiah, the Way was opened up for those who are ripe, or ready, to enter in.
When a soul is ripe the Holy Spirit will guide them to those who can help them enter in. Just as when a soul is ready to ripen, the Holy Spirit will guide them into faith.
May all those who seek the Kingdom, find and enter in.
Indeed, the Kingdom of God is already upon the earth. I believe the earth exists within the Kingdom of God. However, there is a veil which hides the Kingdom from our eyes and from our spiritual memories; thus the need for us to be reborn...or for our spiritual self to awaken.
We are taught that it is the Holy Ghost who makes the transition through the veil, communicating and witnessing and revealing spiritual Truth to us. He is God's source for all Truth upon the earth (i.e., to penetrate the veil, if you will). The Holy Ghost has the power and authority to do this; there is no other. Therefore, man does not have this power; though, through faith, man is able to obtain Truth witnessed and revealed to him by the Holy Ghost.
I see faith as an active and progressing and growing thing. It is not a one-time exercise when we first "believe". The more we allow our faith to continue to seek Truth, the more God instructs the Holy Ghost to reveal to us. Faith, like the Almighty God, like our Resurrected Savior, like the Holy Ghost, are living. Faith is vital, or else it has died within us.
Praise God for His Wisdom, and for the Wisdom which He longs to share with us; which He DOES share with us when we sincerely seek Him!! No church on earth can claim exclusivity to God's ear and blessings, except for the church of the Lamb of God. In God's eyes there are only two churches; the church of the Lamb of God, and the church of Satan. I am beginning to think that the church of the Lamb of God is for our spirit; and the church of Satan is where our physical self may be dwelling. Perhaps a better way to explain this is that they are both spirit places---it is just that in one our spirit has awakened and we are following Christ. As spirits, our walk is in the spirit regardless of whether we have been reborn; however, if we have not awakened, we walk in the church of the Devil. Also, depending on what the source of our actions are (be they for good, or be they for the world/evil/Satan) is what determines which church we are in at any given moment. Mankind journeys in both of them...in one or the other. Faith, which begins the awakening of our spirit self, allows us to learn to travel more frequently in the church of the Lamb of God; exposing the church of Satan to our spirit. Without faith being alive and living in us, we cannot see the difference; thus we walk in blindness and cannot enter into the rest which is promised to the faith-FULL.
When we have entered our rest through our walk in faith, the world has less and less hold on us. In fact, our spirit self remains with God and His Kingdom when we are more fully awake. It is our physical self that then remains in the Creation....still able to sin, and thus able to continue to teach our spirit the things we are to learn while in our mortal state. Once we have been spiritually awakened, it is our spirit that cannot sin anymore. However, since our physical self still sins, we must continue to repent, or "fix" and realign our actions to be in the straight and narrow path which aligns with God's will. Wow, as I type these thoughts out, it helps me to better understand what is actually happening!
His love, His plan for us, His purpose for the Creation and for placing us here....how awesome!! And how much more there is yet to know about His Kingdom. I look forward to immortality and release from the physical bondage of the flesh, when we will no longer see only through a glass darkly, and our spirits are freed from the veil.
Shalom by beloved friend!!