Devotional: Remain in the Anointing
In our final installment of the Spiritual Alignment series we receive a word that has the potential to seal all that God is currently doing in us individually and corporately. The imperative for Christ’s followers is to remain in His anointing. In other words, the breakthrough that you’ve begun to walk in is the breakthrough that you need to remain in. This requires two things. First, you need to refrain from retreating from what God is teaching you–keep going. Second, you need to refrain from doubting what God has done in you, and what God is teaching you. This anointing is real, and not counterfeit (1 John 2:27).
Questions for Meditation
- What are a few things that Jesus has been teaching you through the Spiritual Alignment series and its aftermath?
- Have you remained in His anointing, or have there been obstacles and problems that have hindered you from steadfastness? What are these obstacles, and how can you overcome them moving forward?
- In the process of renouncing fear we need to do it in the deepest recesses of our hearts. But the important follow up is that we need to receive deep–that is, receive deep the anointing that God fills us with as a substitute to fear. Have you experienced consistency in renouncing fear? And have you replaced those fears with God’s truth and anointing?
- In our journey of becoming we need to, like Jesus, go straight through the devil. But greater is our God who lives in us through faith than he who is in the world–Satan himself. In the course of aligning with God’s power, heart and mind we need to continue in the fight of faith. Are you weary from this battle? Whether you are or not, how do you maintain the fervor and energy to press on in the fight?
- The Holy Spirit is a Helper and a Coach. But He is so much greater and better than even the most prolific earthly coaches. Why? Because He doesn’t overlook anyone, and further, He empowers those whom He calls and recruits. How will you receive the empowering presence of God this week?
- What role does our fellowship and community play in the scope of remaining in the anointing?