Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Your Calling is going to Crush You

 

Your calling is going to crush you.
 
  • If you are called to mend to the brokenhearted, you are going to wrestle with a broken heart.
  • If you are called to heal God’s little ones, you are going to experience your own share of trauma.
  • If you are called to prophesy, you’re going to struggle with self-control of the tongue.
  • If you are called to lay hands, you’re going to deal with spiritually-rooted disease.
  • If you’re called to preach and teach the gospel, you WILL be sifted for the wisdom that anoints your message.
  • If you are called to empower, your self-esteem will be attacked- your successes hard fought.
 
Your calling will come with spiritual warfare and a sifting - BOTH are necessary for your mantle to be authentic, humble and powerful.
 
Your crushing won’t be easy because your assignment is not easy - and you can’t minister POWERFULLY what you haven’t walked out yourself. Read that sentence again.
 
When you’re feeling the weight of it coming down on you, RUN to the Father who longs to be your comfort. Let him whisper your true identity over you while resting under the shadow of his wings. Position yourself against his heartbeat. Let him renew your strength and set your eyes forward. No olives, no oil. No grapes, no wine.
Your oil is not cheap my friend.
 

Author: Hannah Williamson

6 comments:

  1. Thank you for this, it’s Wednesday and you don’t usually post on Wed, but today I was asked to do something (ministry gift) that I have been thinking I wouldn’t do anymore. This post was encouraging for me. Thank you!
    Beverly H

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  2. Amen MaryLu ! Yes I believe this to be true. I have prayed healing for folks and shortly after experienced their symptoms. I have spoken a word of correction and been chastised for it. But isnt Jesus our perfect example of this ! He came to save life, yet had to give up His own. And He warned that a prophet is never accepted in his own town. Thats why Jesus said if we dont pick up our cross daily, we are not worthy of Him !
    Thats why the "prosperity gospel" cracks me up. Many of these silver spoon golden tongue pastors today have never experienced a day of hunger ! They speak what thy do not know.
    I trust in the Lord you are feeling well Sister. Keep up your faithful service to the King.

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    1. I guess we know we are on the right track if people criticize us and mock us... If they treat us like they did Jesus. :-) I'm still sick, but on the mend. Thanks Brother

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