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O Thou Who Art Closer Than Breath To Us

Updated: Nov 3, 2021

Message for worship at West Richmond Friends Meeting, 18th of Eighth Month, 2019

Speaker: Stephanie Crumley-Effinger

Scripture: Genesis 2:4b-7 and John 4:24

Genesis 2: 4b-7 :

In the day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens, 5 when no plant of the field was yet in the earth and no herb of the field had yet sprung up-for the Lord God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was no one to till the ground; 6 but a stream would rise from the earth, and water the whole face of the ground- 7 then the Lord God formed a human figure from the dust of the ground, and breathed into the human's nostrils the breath of life; and the human became a living being.

John 4: 24: God is spirit, and those who worship God must worship in spirit and truth.