THE POWER OF ANOINTED SPEECH
Read1 Samuel 17 41-51
Memorize Proverbs 18:20-21
“From the fruit of their mouth a person’s stomach is filled; with the harvest of their lips they are satisfied. The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.”
Samuel anointed David with oil as the next king of Israel after Saul. By the reason of that anointing David received strength in the spirit for battle. It appears the immediate avenue for the exercise of that power was the battle against Goliath. This was more of a spiritual battle than a battle of swords and spears but King Saul and his soldiers missed out on that truth.
Read through the passage and see the progression of the victory over Goliath. It started with the battle of words.
Goliath looked at David in the eye and said to him “this day I will cut off your head and give your flesh …” and David also looked at him in the eye and said, “You come against me … but I come to you in the name of the God of Israel…” The words of God’s anointed and chosen vessel prevailed. You have to speak back to the enemy using the word of the Lord. Our fight is a battle of words. Our weapons of attack are operated and exercised primarily by the declarations of our tongue. We make verbal declarations in the name of Jesus, the word of God, the blood of Jesus, our testimony, etc. Our speech becomes the vehicle that carries all our attacking weapons.
THE STRENGTH OF MY MINISTRY IS IN MY TONGUE
AS I SPEAK I HAVE IT
YOU ARE THE PROPHECY OF YOURSELF AND WHERE YOU ARE GOING TO.
IT IS AN ERROR FOR ME TO BEG FOR WHAT I NEED TO COMMAND
ONCE HAS GOD SPOKEN
TWICE HAVE I HEARD
THAT ALL POWER BELONG TO HIM
THE FIRST IS GOD’S VOICE
THE SECOND WHICH IS THE TWICE IS YOUR OWN VOICE
WHAT ARE YOU SAYING ABOUT YOUR LIFE?
Making it Personal:
What is one specific truth God is teaching now?
How can I apply what God is teaching right now?
What do I want to share with God concerning what He has taught me?