Washing Over You

I just had a light bulb moment while I was thinking about “Washing Over You”

Your love so deep
Is washing over me

There is a connection between Ephesians 5:26 and 1 Corinthians 14:1 🙀

 Ephesians 5:26 “His words evoke her beauty. Everything he does and says is designed to bring the best out of her wives” (The MSG) or “To make her holy and clean, washed by the cleansing of God’s word” (Living Bible)?

1 Corinthians 14:1 “earnestly desire spiritual gifts, especially the gift of prophesy”

 My thoughts brought me back to Ezekiel 37, where God asked Ezekiel to prophesy to the dry bones (dead dreams). Husbands are in way being used by God, as spokesperson, to bring hope to their wives.

Death and life are in the power of the tongue (Proverbs 18:21). Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones (Proverbs 16:24)

Resources:

Why We Must Earnestly Desire Spiritual Gifts

https://www.desiringgod.org/articles/why-we-must-earnestly-desire-spiritual-gifts

Should You Earnestly Desire to Prophesy?

https://www.desiringgod.org/articles/should-you-earnestly-desire-to-prophesy

The New Testament Gift of Prophecy: Definition

https://www.desiringgod.org/articles/the-new-testament-gift-of-prophecy

What Does Prophecy Look Like Today?

https://www.desiringgod.org/articles/what-does-prophecy-look-like-today

When Will Prophecy Cease?

https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/when-will-prophecy-cease

Prophecy for Beginners

https://www.desiringgod.org/articles/prophecy-for-beginners

Writers Credentials:

Jon Bloom (@Bloom_Jon) serves as author, board chair, and co-founder of Desiring God. He is author of three books, Not by Sight, Things Not Seen, and Don’t Follow Your Heart.

John Piper (@JohnPiper) is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. For 33 years, he served as pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is author of more than 50 books, including Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist, and most recently Expository Exultation: Christian Preaching as Worship.

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