Reference verse: Genesis 1: 1-31
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.
A void and formless earth was filled with creations through God’s command. When God said, “Let there be light, and there was light “.
Everything came into existence by the power of God’s words, excluding man. For as man was so dear and so special to God, He formed man through the work of His hands according to His image and likeness.
In the Genesis 2:7 God formed man out of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; so that man would come to life.
Then God made man the guardian of the earth. So from the time of creation (Genesis 1) to this day, man have responsibility towards our habitat and anything that is therein.
We have the power to destroy or shape up our temporary dwelling place by the power of our words.
We have to be careful of every word that we speak forth because it either brings life or death. We must speak words of life as though they were commands because situations/circumstances/lives obey them.
God’s unusual plan for victory
Take Joshua and the Israelites for example (Joshua 5:13-6:27). Jericho was the first battle they fought after they crossed the Jordan River to go in and take possession of the Promised Land. God gave them the plan for taking this city and winning this battle without lifting a finger!
The story of the massive walls of Jericho falling down, (Joshua 6:1–27), is one that vividly demonstrates the power of our words. The battle was won with high praises and with a shout of faith – and Israel won an easy victory.
Summary text by Jojo Calamba