Monday, August 30, 2021


In the beginning, when God initiated the human race, He made Adam out of the dust of the earth.

To bring His creation to life, God breathed the breath of life into him and Adam became a living soul.

Genesis 2 verse 7 says it like this:  "Then the Lord God formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being".

This mechanism was how God conferred life into a being in order for that physical being to be able to relate with God.

This narrative is wonderfully  mirrored in the new testament in the book of John 20 verse 21 - 22 when Jesus was meeting with His disciples after His resurrection. In this part of the narrative, Jesus breathed on them to confer upon them the Breath of Life who is the Holy Spirit.

The scriptures put it like this : "So Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you; as the Father has sent Me, I also send you.” And when He had said this, He breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit."

By having the Spirit of God, the disciples (and indeed all who receive Him), were able to relate to God and participate in the things of the kingdom of God.

In the same way that Adam was able to undertake the work that  God gave Him to tend the garden, the disciples, having received the Spirit of God, were then charged with tending to the fields of the Lord by sowing seeds of the word of God and harvesting those who were being saved. They changed the world with the message of redemption through the death and ressurection of our Lord Jesus Christ.

The Spirit of God takes us in our  deficient condition and becomes our sufficiency in the prosecution of the will of God on earth.

We can then fulfill the destiny on earth that our Lord set for us from the foundation of the world.

Bless the Lord.


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