Summary: God as not called us to fail. He has given us His Spirit to go and do supernatural exploits in His Name.
God has not called us to fail. He has filled us with His Spirit which incorporates all the resources heaven has. The anointing we have within us will power us to the ends of the earth. It is not a local anointing only.
Acts 1:8 But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”
The anointing is for everyone
On the Day of Pentecost, everyone was anointed for ministry.
1. All believers were anointed
2. All races were anointed
3. Male and female were anointed
4. Old and young were anointed
5. All classes were anointed
Important Considerations for Success
1. You are called for a greater purpose
Acts 1:8 - But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.
2. Embrace the Holy Spirit
Zechariah 4:6 - So he answered and said to me: "This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel: 'Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,' Says the LORD of hosts
3. Clear Calling
2 Timothy 1:9 - Who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was given to us in Christ Jesus before time began,
4. Proper Release
Acts 13:2 - As they ministered to the Lord and fasted, the Holy Spirit said, "Now separate to Me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them."
5. A Written Vision with goals
Habakkuk 2:2 – 3 - Then the Lord answered me and said: “Write the vision and make it plain on tablets, That he may run who reads it. For the vision is yet for an appointed time; But at the end it will speak, and it will not lie. Though it tarries, wait for it; Because it will surely come, It will not tarry.
Pray in the natural & the supernatural
1 Corinthians 14:14 – 15 - For if I pray in a tongue, my spirit prays, but my understanding is unfruitful. What is the conclusion then? I will pray with the spirit, and I will pray with the understanding. I will sing with the spirit and I will also sing with the understanding.
1 Corinthians 14:2 - But he who speaks in a tongue does not speak to men but to God, for no-one understands him; however, in the spirit he speaks mysteries.
7. Spiritual Warfare
James 4:7 - Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.
1 Timothy 1:18 - This charge I commit to you, son Timothy, according to the prophecies previously made concerning you, that by them you may wage the good warfare.
Ephesians 6:12 - For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places.
8. Be Prophetic
Revelation 19:10 - For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy."
2 Corinthians 6:17 - Therefore "Come out from among them and be separate, says the Lord. Do not touch what is unclean and I will receive you."
Luke 14:26 - "If anyone comes to Me and does not hate his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, yes, and his own life also, he cannot be My disciple.
Acts 6:3 - Therefore, brethren, seek out from among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business;
Deal with sin
Romans 12:1 - I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service.
1 Corinthians 15:9 - For I am the least of the apostles, who am not worthy to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
Don’t be natural, be supernatural. Don’t ne abnormal, be normal
1 Timothy 1:4 - Nor give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which cause disputes rather than godly edification which is in faith.
Hebrews 13:9 - Do not be carried about with various and strange doctrines. For it is good that the heart be established by grace, not with foods which have not profited those who have been occupied with them.
If anyone comes to you and does not bring this doctrine, do not receive him into your house nor greet him. - 2 John 1:10