The Breath of God – Beloved Women – July 1, 2019

The Breath of God – Beloved Women – July 1, 2019

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"The Spirit of God has made me; the breath of the Almighty gives me life." - Job 33:4 NIV

TODAY’S ENCOURAGEMENT

The Holy Spirit dwells within us.  Once we accept Christ, then the breath of God fills our lungs. We use that air to offer praise and worship back to God. This gives me a beautiful picture of God's circle of life. He breathes life into me, and I breathe praise back to Him. I love the imagery of this flow of air between creator and created.

I think about how I wrongly use the Holy air within my lungs. One minute, I offer God's words of encouragement to a friend, and with the next breath, I curse the guy that cut me off while driving. I sing hymns at church to glorify God, and then I yell at my husband for something insignificant. I must grieve God with all my improper use of His breath within my lungs. We are called to use our words to encourage others, like Jesus. Let’s reexamine the use of our words and ensure we are using them to build up and not tear down.

PRAY

Dear Heavenly Father, thank you for breathing life into me. Help me to use your breath in worship and praise. Show me when I wrongly use my words when I speak to others. In Jesus' name, Amen.

REFLECT

Do the words you use reflect Christ to others?

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