The Anointing! Needed for Serving! | 8.16.23 | Wednesday | On Fire Christian Church

The Anointing! Needed for Serving!

  1. “But when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and laid them on the fire, a viper came out because of the heat, and fastened on his hand. So when the natives saw the creature hanging from his hand, they said to one another, “No doubt this man is a murderer, whom, though he has escaped the sea, yet justice does not allow to live.” But he shook off the creature into the fire and suffered no harm.” Acts‬ ‭28:3-5‬ ‬‬‬‬
    1. God has called all humanity to walk in the supernatural.
    2. The anointing makes the difference. It separates Gods people from the world.
    3. The devil hates those marked with God’s anointing.
  1. What is the anointing?
    1. Anointing is the burden removing and yoke breaking power of God. Anointing is what empowers a man or a woman to function supernaturally. Anointing is that which enables you to do supernatural things.
    2. God’s ability on your inability
    3. Exodus 30:25. “And you shall make from these a holy anointing oil, an ointment compounded according to the art of the perfumer. It shall be a holy anointing oil. With it you shall anoint the tabernacle of meeting and the ark of the Testimony;”
    4. Anointing oil was used to set apart unto God as holy
  1. Prophet and kings were anointed for service!
    1. Also, anoint Jehu son of Nimshi king over Israel, and anoint Elisha son of Shaphat from Abel Meholah to succeed you as prophet.
    2. 2 Kings 2 Elisha Desired a double portion of Elijahs anointing.
    3. Duet 21:7 says, “he shall acknowledge the firstborn … by giving him a double portion of all that he has, for he is the firstfruits of his strength. The right of the firstborn is his.” The firstborn son was to receive twice as much of an inheritance as any other son in the family
  1. “But you have an anointing from the Holy One, and you know all things.” I John‬ ‭2:20‬‬‬‬
    1. 1 John 2:27 the anointing you have received from him
    2. “I have found My servant David; With My holy oil I have anointed him, With whom My hand shall be established; Also My arm shall strengthen him. The enemy shall not outwit him, Nor the son of wickedness afflict him. I will beat down his foes before his face, And plague those who hate him. “But My faithfulness and My mercy shall be with him, And in My name his horn shall be exalted.” Psalms‬ ‭89:20-24‬ ‬‬‬
    3. “It shall come to pass in that day That his burden will be taken away from your shoulder, And his yoke from your neck, And the yoke will be destroyed because of the anointing oil.” Isaiah‬ ‭10:27‬‬‬‬
  1. We are anointed by God to:
    1. Be delivered from devils to live holy
    2. Commune with God
    3. ‭witness ‬‬‬
    4. Lay hands on the sick
    5. Engage the culture and make a difference.

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