It’s Time for the Dead to Be Raised

We all know people who are breathing but are so very far from alive. Maybe we’ve even lived that way ourselves for a season – in a kind of sleepwalking state where we are practically corpses but still forging through the motions of life. In some ways, this is more heartbreaking than actual physical death because it doesn’t have to be that way.

Jesus died and lives again so it doesn’t have to be that way….

Today my heart is heavy for people living but not fully alive. I am praying for the “same power that raised Christ from the dead” to resurrect the living dead from the spirits of lethargy, apathy, and hopelessness that have been preventing them from living the abundant, powerful, hope-filled life Christ died to give them. 

May we all live as ones fully alive so the life in us can resurrect others who so desperately need to experience life… real LIFE (Living In Freedom Everyday).

As the prophet Ezekiel did when he was faced with a vision of of hundreds of corpses (Ezekiel 37:1-14, I speak life into “dry bones”. And, in Jesus Name, those weary souls will have no choice but to dance with joy again because my God has given me power to raise the dead!

So if you’ve been feeling dead inside, you’re not reading this blog by I accident. I speak life to you now in Jesus Name. And open your mouth and use your own words to speak life to yourself. No more corpse-like living! It’s time for your resurrection.

LIFE Lessons From Along the Jogging Trail

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“You are the light that shines for the world to see. You are like a city built on a hill that cannot be hidden.” – Matthew 5:14 Easy to Read Version (“ERV”)

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“God raised Jesus from death. And if God’s Spirit lives in you, He will also give life to your bodies that die. Yes, God is the one who raised Christ from death, and He will raise you to LIFE through His Spirit living in you.” – Romans 8:15 ERV

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“So when we were baptized, we were buried with Christ and took part in His death. And just as Christ was raised from death by the wonderful power of the Father, so we can now live a new life.” – Romans 6:4 ERV