In this message, Pastor David Lindell shares an encouraging sermon titled, “The God Who Brings the Dead to Life.” Join us as we read Ezekiel 37:1-14 and hear powerful truth about God’s sovereignty and ability to bring miracles to life in the midst of impossible situations. Our prayer is that this message refreshes your heart and reminds you of God’s power and desire to work in your life in incredible ways!
The God Who Brings the Dead to Life
Ezekiel 37:1-3 ESV
The hand of the Lord was upon me, and he brought me out in the Spirit of the Lord and set me down in the middle of the valley; it was full of bones. And he led me around among them, and behold, there were very many on the surface of the valley, and behold, they were very dry. And he said to me, “Son of man, can these bones live?” And I answered, “O Lord God, you know.”
1st Remember what God can do
Ezekiel 37:3 ESV
And he said to me, “Son of man, can these bones live?” And I answered, “O Lord God, you know.”
Ezekiel 37:3 NLT
Then he asked me, “Son of man, can these bones become living people again?” “O Sovereign LORD,” I replied, “you alone know the answer to that.”
2nd Speak in faith
Ezekiel 37:4a ESV
Then he said to me, “Prophesy over these bones, and say to them, O dry bones, hear the word of the Lord.
Mark 11:23 ESV
Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him.
Proverbs 18:21 ESV
Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.
3rd Step out in obedience
Ezekiel 37:7 ESV
So I prophesied as I was commanded. And as I prophesied, there was a sound, and behold, a rattling, and the bones came together, bone to its bone.
4th See God reveal Himself in a new way
Ezekiel 37:13-14 ESV
And you shall know that I am the Lord, when I open your graves, and raise you from your graves, O my people. And I will put my Spirit within you, and you shall live, and I will place you in your own land. Then you shall know that I am the Lord; I have spoken, and I will do it, declares the Lord.”