"Again He said to me, "Prophesy to these bones, and say to them, 'O dry bones, hear the word of the LORD! 'Thus says the Lord GOD to these bones: "Surely I will cause breath to enter into you, and you shall live "I will put sinews on you and bring flesh upon you, cover you with skin and put breath in you; and you shall live. Then you shall know that I am the LORD." Ezekiel 37:4-6
For such a time as this, we need to BREATH. It may sound simple, yet there is life, healing and wellness in breathing. So here is -
Four Reasons To Breathe And Come Alive
- I. THE BREATH OF LIFE IS THE BREATH OF GOD (Gen 2:7, Ezek 37:9-10)
Genesis 2:7 and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life
- II. THE BREATH OF HUMANKIND IS THE BREATH OF GOD (Gen 7:22, Job 12:10, Job 33:4)
Genesis 7:22 All in whose nostrils was the breath of the spirit of life, Job 33:4 The Spirit of God has made me, And the breath of the Almighty gives me life.
- III. THE BREATH OF THE UNIVERSE IS THE BREATH OF GOD (Psalms 33:6)
Psalm 33:6 By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, And all the host of them by the breath of His mouth.
- IV. THE BREATH OF THE CHURCH IS THE BREATH OF GOD (John 20:22)
Acts 17:25 "Nor is He worshiped with men's hands, as though He needed anything, since He gives to all life, breath, and all things.
RELATING TO THE CRIES OF THE JEWS IN EXILE (CAPTIVITY)
OUR BONES ARE DRY
“O dry bones, hear the word of the LORD! 'Thus says the Lord GOD to these bones: Surely I will cause breath to enter into you, and you shall live” (vs. 4&5).
God Will Bring Political Restoration For Israel
All Dry Bones needs is a drink from the fountain of water springing up eternal life.
God spoke in a still small voice (after the fire a still small voice. 1 Kings 19:12).
Stillness clears the noise to hear the still small voice
Psalm 46:10 Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!
OUR HOPE IS LOST
"I will put sinews on you and bring flesh upon you, cover you with skin and put breath in you; and you shall live. Then you shall know that I am the LORD" (Ezekiel 37:6)
God Will Bring Spiritual Restoration For Israel
WE ARE CUT OFF
"10 So I prophesied as He commanded me, and breath came into them, and they lived, and stood upon their feet, an exceedingly great army.
The way to kill a church is to cut off the word and Holy Spirit inspired vision and dreams.
The local church is the hope of the world.
God Will Bring The Kingdom of God To His Church
14 "I will put My Spirit in you, and you shall live, and I will place you in your own land. Then you shall know that I, the LORD, have spoken it and performed it," says the LORD.'
We revive the church through His Word and Spirit inspired vision and dreams.
God Will Bring Spiritual Restoration To His Church