The Breath of God: 2 Corinthians 3:6

Posted July 19, 2013
By Kevin Spear

Church bulletin cover based on 2 Corinthians 3:6

The Spirit give life. 2 Corinthians 3:6

In my favorite restaurant, my napkin kept blowing away because fans were blowing in the room. I kept replacing the napkin, and finally had to sit on it to keep it from getting away. Unable to control the movement of air, I tried to control its effects.

How often do I try to restrict God’s movement in my life? I cannot control the breath of God so I cling to old ways, hoping that God will stay with me but not ask me to change. But when it comes down to it I am not resisting change. I’m resisting the Spirit of God, forgetting the breath of the Almighty gives me life (Job 33:4, NIV).

God chose to live and die as a man so that I could feel His breath on my face. Will I deeply breathe in that Spirit? Or do I prefer to rule in my small and suffocating spaces?

Reflection by Carol Mead
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