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The “Breathed Word”, The ‘Ruah‘, The ‘Pneuma‘ of God.
It has become the practice of Christians, that by telling God what they want or need that they can bring about change or get what they are asking for. Then, sadly, many prayers go unanswered.
Then, many Christians will act own their own initiative to bring about what they desire, and suffer the consequences.
A careful study of God’s Word will show us that it is God who initiates prayer in a person; it is God who hears those same prayers; it is God who makes us aware of our needs, and it is God who answers those prayers. Then, it is God who moves us to action as a result of those prayers. He is the ‘lamp unto our feet’.
1 John 5:14, tells us, “This is the confidence which we have before Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. Verse 15. And if we know that He hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests which we have asked from Him.”
1 Peter 1:3, instructs us, “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, verse 4, to obtain an inheritance which is imperishable, undefiled, and will not fade away, reserved in heaven for you, verse 5, who are protected by the power of God through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
John 15:7, reminds us that, “If you remain in Me, and My words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.”
Now, please read, with me, God’s revealing on this mystery:
John 15:3, says, “You are already clean because of the word (Strong’s concordance #3056 lógos (from 3004 /légō, “speaking to a conclusion”) – a word, being the expression of a thought; a saying. 3056 /lógos (“word”) is preeminently used of Christ (Jn 1:1), expressing the thoughts of the Father through the Spirit.) which I have spoken to you.
Verse 4. “Remain in Me, and I in you.
- Just as the branch cannot bear fruit of itself but must remain in the vine,
- so neither can you unless you remain in Me.
- Verse 5. I am the vine, you are the branches;
- the one who remains in Me, and I in him bears much fruit,
- for apart from Me you can do nothing.
Verse 6. If anyone does not remain in Me, he is thrown away like a branch and dries up; and they gather them and throw them into the fire, and they are burned.
Verse 7. “If you remain in Me, and
- My words (Transliteration: “Rhema“. Phonetic Spelling: (hray’-mah); Definition: a word, by implication a matter; Usage: a thing spoken, (a) a word or saying of any kind, as command, report, promise, (b) a thing, matter, business.).
- remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.
The “word’, Logos, is the expression of a thought used of Christ expressing the thoughts of the Father through the Spirit. (see Strong’s Bible Concordance). It is the breath of God, the Pneuma, (The Spirit).
The “word”, Rhema, is the spoken word or saying.
When you use the “Rhema-Word” in conjunction with the Logos or by expressing the Logos, a thought by Christ, of the Father, through the Holy Spirit, you are BREATHING THE BREATH OF GOD, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.
The Bible clearly states that The Bible IS the Word and The Word IS God.
John 1:1 “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. Verse 2. He was in the beginning with God. Verse 3. All things were made through him, and without him was not anything made that was made.”
You must know that the Word of God is the breathed Word, The ‘Ruah‘, the ‘Pneuma‘ of God.
Breathe it in and let the Breath of God breathe through you. Consume it and let It consume you.
AND, NOTHING WILL BE IMPOSSIBLE FOR YOU. Matthew 17:20
Your Brother and Friend,
Also see, THE BREATH OF GOD