God Giving Breath
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"The spirit of God fashioned me; and the breath of the Almighty gives me life.
So the LORD God formed the man from the dust of the ground, breathed life into his lungs, and the man became a living being.
This is what God says the God who created the heavens and stretched them out, who spread out the earth and its produce, who gives breath to the people on it and life to those who walk in it:
So the LORD said, "My Spirit won't remain with human beings forever, because they're truly mortal. Their lifespan will be 120 years."
and he isn't served by people as if he needed anything. He himself gives everyone life, breath, and everything else.
"You've exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven. "You've had the vessels from his Temple brought into your presence. "And you, your officials, and your wives and mistresses drank wine from them. "You praised gods of silver, gold, bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which can't see, hear, or demonstrate knowledge. "But you didn't honor God, who holds in his power your very life and all your ways.
This is what the Lord GOD says to you dry bones! "Pay attention! I'm bringing my Spirit into you right now, and you're going to live! I'm going to grow tendons on you, regenerate your flesh, cover you with skin, and make you breathe again so that you can come back to life and learn that I am the LORD.'"'"
If he were to decide to do so, that is, to take back to himself his spirit and breath of life, every living thing would die all at once, and mankind would return to dust."