Daily Devotional – 3/4/16 “The anointing needs no justification!”

You don’t owe an explanation for the anointing God has placed over your life. Stop trying to explain it and allow it to flow. It doesn’t matter that some are speaking ill will towards your life; they cannot stop God’s anointing. The only person, who can hinder it, is you. In the bible, the anointing of the Holy Spirit was taken from those God had allowed it to flow through because of their sin or disobedience and it’s the same for you. Your anointing isn’t indicative of the person beside you so stop trying to explain to folk the real reason behind your praise. Baby, if I told you the story of me; you wouldn’t believe it. If you only knew the hell I fought with before accepting my calling and now the hell I have to fight in after accepting my calling; you’d think I made it up. Yet, it doesn’t stop the anointing that God allows to flow freely through me. And today, you need to stop shying away from what God has called you to do simply because of what you think somebody will say. Stop hiding your gift because of how you think folk will respond. Jesus wasn’t accepted in most places He went either yet it didn’t stop the plan God had for His life.

This is why you’ve got to quit focusing on folk because some of them aren’t as holy as they claim to be. Pray to God for direction and He’ll lead you. Quit taking everything so personal because there is going to be someone in the crowd cheering for you to fail. There’s going to be somebody in your family who will never show up to stuff you invite them too. There’s going to be folk in your church who will never say amen, when you speak. There will be folk you thought loved you who will turn out to hurt you. There will be places you’ll want to go but won’t get an invitation. There’ll be folk you’ve helped who won’t help you. There will be those you let borrow and now they won’t answer when you call. Don’t take it personal. For the bible says in 2 Timothy 3:12, “In fact, everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.” Oh but don’t stop reading there for there is hope. 2 Corinthians 4:9 says we’ll be, “persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.” Now go back to 2 Timothy 3:14-15, for it picks back up and says, “But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have become convinced of, because you know those from whom you learned it, and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.” Beloved, God has a purpose for each of us and because of this, we have no need to justify the anointing. All we have to do is walk in it and God will do the rest.

Published by Pastor LaKisha

Lakisha Johnson, native Memphian and author of over fifteen titles was born to write. She’ll tell you that “It isn't just writing, it's ministry." Along with being an author, she is an ordained minister, co-pastor, wife, mother and the product of a large family. She is an avid blogger at kishasdailydevotional.com and social media poster where she utilizes her gifts to encourage others to tap into their God given talents. She won’t claim to be the best at what she does nor does she have all the answers, she is simply grateful to be used by God.

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