They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them (Matthew 25:3, KJV) The parable of the ten virgins in Matt 25 has a lesson for every one of us in these days of the coronavirus. Jesus told the story to teach us about spiritual preparedness. He said ten virgins went to
And behold, I am sending the Promise of my Father upon you. But stay in the city until you are clothed with power from on high (Luke 24:49, ESV) After Jesus resurrected from the grave, He gave the Apostles specific instructions to wait in Jerusalem until He sends the Promise of the Father upon them.
But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things…(1 John 2:27, KJV) God has anointed us in Christ. The first deposit of that anointed was made at salvation, when Jesus came into our
But unto them which are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God (1 Corinthians 1:24, KJV) When most of us talk of the anointing, the power of God is almost always what we are referring to. Yes, the anointing is the palpable power of God but there
For I long to see you, that I may impart unto you some spiritual gift, to the end you may be established (Romans 1:11, KJV) Impartation is an important word that we must fully comprehend. The Apostle Paul spoke to the Romans above and said he was looking forward to meeting them so that “
How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him (Acts 10:38 KJV) What is the relationship between the Holy Spirit, power, and the anointing? Is power the same as the anointing? Though
And thou shalt command the children of Israel, that they bring thee pure oil olive beaten for the light, to cause the lamp to burn always (Exod. 27:20 KJV) Oil was needed for the Lampstand in the Holy place of the Tabernacle to burn with fire and produce light. In today’s world, we would say
Now he which stablisheth us with you in Christ, and hath anointed us, is God; (2 Cor. 1:21 KJV) When many of us hear of the anointing, we rightly think of divine enablement in a man to perform specific tasks. Kings, priests, and prophets were anointed in the Old Testament to perform the duties God