• The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, To preach the acceptable year of the Lord. (Luke 4:18-19).
  • Friday, 24 May 2013


        Anointing is the outflow of the Holy Spirit through a sanctified vessel. It is a divine enabling grace -Acts 4:5-20. It is likened unto Rain -Zech.10:1; Joel 2:23, but it is neither the "WELL" of water springing up into everlasting life ... John 4:14, nor the flowing "RIVERS" of living water ... John 7:38 - for these are referring to the operations of the Holy Ghost at the new birth and at baptism of believers (not of water) respectively. This is the Rain of the POWER of God from above to increase the water levels of both the "WELL" and the "River" to bring about the overflow - Luke 4:18-19. The anointing determines the volume of water in the rivers, which in turn determines the functions to which they can be put.
    Similarly, for example, the level of anointing in a man determines the number of people he can carry along or his productivity as a man of God e.g. compare - Acts 2:41 with Acts 4:8-32 when three thousand and multitudes of people received Christ respectively after baptism in the Holy Ghost. The Lord Jesus, as a perfect example, came under strong anointing and His fame went abroad - Acts 10:38. Anointing makes the Christian life active and full of results. As it were, it enthrones the believer - John 14:12; I Peter 2:9; Rev. 1:6. The anointing breaks every yoke of the devil and demolishes any mountain etc-Isaiah 10:27.


      1. Love for righteousness, hatred for iniquity. The Lord Jesus never ran out of anointing because He loved righteousness and hated iniquity - Psalm 45:6-7; John 14:30; 2 Cor. 5:21, Psalm 51 :10. Sin places a limit on anointing. Paul, a successful Apostle, was no exception -I Thess. 2:10. God enjoins us to "DO" righteousness also­IJohn3:7.

    2. Walking in Love. If a believer is to constantly flow in anointing, love for God, himself, the ministry, the church and people in general must be paramount. A release of fresh anointing always followed the compassionate feelings of the Lord Jesus - John 11:35, 43-44, Mark 6:34-41.

    3. Living a life of praise. A life of praise increases the flow of anointing.
    Murmuring and complaints keep anointing far away so do not engage in' either e.g. the journey that would have taken the anointed Israel forty days lasted forty years because of murmuring..


      All true believers that want to succeed in the pilgrim’s way must equally desire ever-flowing anointing. The Kingdom of God is not in words but in the demonstration of the spirit and power. Samuel was a highly anointed man of God that did not allow any of his words to fall to the ground- I Samuel 3:19. Pray for your anointing now in Jesus ‘name. Amen.

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