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The Anointing Breaks the Yoke

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Sermon shared by James May

January 2003
Summary: We need the anointing power of the Holy Ghost in our lives if we want to the yoke that the devil attempts of put on us destroyed.
Denomination: Pentecostal
Audience: Believer adults
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man, you just donít want to get the bills! You donít hate the TV, you just hate the filth it can bring into your home! You donít hate the messenger, you hate the message!

Thatís the way it is with witnessing. Donít let the devil make you bow down and walk all over you when he shouts rejection of the message you carry.

Get full of the Holy Ghost, then you can look him dead in the eye and tell him that he can reject the message all he wants to but the truth is the truth whether he accepts it or not. If that one that you are witnessing to rejects your message, then you have done your duty and they will have to face the consequences of not receiving and obeying God.

Itís not your ability to talk that matters; itís your willingness to be a vessel in Godís Kingdom. Itís not your power of persuasion that will make the difference; itís the anointing of the Holy Ghost within you that will break the yoke of sin in the heart of the unbeliever. Itís the anointing of the Holy Ghost that will cause the witness that you give to spark belief into the heart that is prepared and ready to come to Christ.

Acts 1:8, "But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.

I see a lot of Christians who bow down and become a street for the devil to trample into the dust when they refuse to be faithful to the house of God. They would rather walk around all week carrying their own burdens than to give them to Jesus. They would rather satisfy the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eye and they are filled with too much pride to admit that they have bowed their body to the devil to fulfill the lusts thereof.

My friends, we need the anointing of the Holy Ghost to break that yoke of an uncommitted life. You can make all the resolutions you want. You can make all the vows to God that you want to make. But, nothing but the power of the Holy Ghost in your heart and life will bring the victory you need.

Zechariah 4,6 still says, "...Not by might, nor by power, but by my spirit, saith the LORD of hosts."

Satan has invaded our churches. He has invaded our homes. He has invaded our families. His demonic powers of hell have invaded every facet of life. You canít turn on the TV without some Physic line commercial coming on. You canít even look at the daily newspaper with the occult being made manifest in the Astrological charts and the horoscopes. You canít pick up many books, outside of the Bible, anymore where you donít run the risk of being confronted with sexual immorality, drugs and violence. You canít turn on your computer and get onto the Internet without running a risk of getting caught up in a flood of pornography that will clutter your mind and destroy your living soul.

Yes, my friends, Satanís power has come in like a flood. But Jesusí promise still holds true todayÖ
Isaiah 59,19
Comments and Shared Ideas
Henry Hedgepeth
March 5, 2011
I want to thank God for this message. As I was on my knees praying i heard the Lord speak the word, anointing''. This is where He took me for study. The word is a ''now'' message, clear, and progressive..stating the problem and providing the cure. Great word, Pastor May. Thank you so much.

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