THE POWER OF THE ANOINTING
April 18, 2021
“You anoint my head with oil.” Psalm 23:5
ANOINTED BY GOD =
The Holy Spirit gives me insight, ability, stamina, authority and protection.
ANOINTED BY PEOPLE =
When someone prayerfully applies some oil to your skin as an outward sign of what God is doing inside you.
In the Bible, OIL is often used as a symbol of God’s approval, presence, blessing, power, comfort, healing, joy, favor, prosperity, and authority.
What is the power of ANOINTING?
- WHEN GOD ME, HE ME!
“The One who calls you is faithful, and HE will do it!” 1 Thessalonians 5:24
- GOD’S ANOINTING MAKES ME.
“Then Samuel took oil and poured it on Saul’s head and said, “God has anointed you to be the leader of his people… God’s Spirit will come on you in power, and you’ll speak like a prophet and you’ll be changed into a different person. After this happens, do whatever you think is best, because God will be with you!”
1 Samuel 10:1, 6-7
- GOD’S ANOINTING MAKES THE IMPOSSIBLE
Jesus: “What is impossible for men is possible with God.” Luke 18:27
“God’s power at work within us is able to accomplish infinitely more than we could ever dare to ask for or even imagine.” Ephesians 3:20
- GOD ANOINTS MY LIFE TO
“The Spirit of the Lord is on me and he’s anointed me to bring good news to the suffering and afflicted. He has sent me to comfort the brokenhearted, to announce freedom to captives, and to open the eyes of the blind. He has sent me to tell those who mourn that the time of God’s favor to them has come … To tell all who mourn that God will give beauty for ashes, joy instead of mourning, and praise instead of heaviness!” Isaiah 61:1-3
- 5.FOR EVERY NEW CHALLENGE I NEED A ANOINTING
“Sow new seeds of righteousness, and you’ll reap the fruit of My love. And break up your old hardened ground. It’s time to turn to me and seek the Lord! Then I’ll come and shower new blessings on you!”
“You don’t have it, because you don’t ask God.” James 4:2