So I prophesied as He commanded me, and the breath came into them, and they lived and stood up upon their feet, an exceeding great army. ~ Ezekiel 37:10, KJ21
Just like the prophet Ezekiel lived in a time of international crisis and conflict, today’s Christian believers also live in a time of international crisis and conflict. Indeed, if September 11, 2001 taught contemporary Christian believers anything, then it was that the love of many, which includes those who are in AND out of the “CHURCH,” truly is waxing cold.
The events on September 11, 2001 also have made it clear to the genuine Body of Christ members that this increasing coldness is why they must continue to share the hope they have in their Lord’s restorative and reconciliatory power with the countless unresponsive, fallen, broken, and/or empty clay vessels, full of dry bones. Additionally, September 11, 2001 has taught the genuine Body of Christ members that they can rest assured that the indwelling and infilling Holy Spirit is transforming them into spiritually redeemed, whole creatures who have faithful, impeccable character, perfect awareness, spiritual authority and dominion, and an overwhelming brilliancy that leaves no doubt that they are the light of this world (cf. Matthew 5:14-15). As such, these faithful and obedient believers know that they must share the hope they have in the transformation that is taking place in them, a transformation that is the result of the promised saturation (outpouring) of the Breath of God, which not only has poured out upon them but also has soaked into their spirits (hearts).
The point here is that, in this present Church Age (this time of international crisis and conflict), nothing but the Breath of God (or Ruwach, which figuratively means “life”) will be able to renew, restore, and empower today’s institutional “CHURCH.” Only the Breath of God (Holy Spirit) can produce true believers who not only are able to dream dreams and see visions, but also who are able to speak a Rhema Word of “life” into the Lord’s ekklesia, as well as speak a Rhema Word of “life” into the many unresponsive, fallen, broken, and/or empty clay vessels, full of dry bones. The bottom line is that the Holy Spirit’s “life” (the Breath of God) is the God kind of “life” that creates yielded, obedient, and believing individuals who become mighty soldiers that are equipped and anointed to stand firm against the swelling numbers of this world’s unloving people.
Breathe on us Holy Spirit. Let Your Breath of Life refill us with Your supernatural power. Awaken afresh in us our divine purpose. Revive in us, Holy Spirit, a surrendered will that is steadfast and immovable. Keep us standing on Christ Jesus, our Rock, while we are fighting on these last days and end times’ battlefields for our Lord. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.
Taken from Heavenly Insights