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Series: Corporate Anointing
As the Body of Christ, we must realize that God made us to be corporate. Yes, He has saved us and called us individually, but He has called us to be different members of His Body, with different functions. As the human body is moved and controlled by the brain, so the Body of Christ lives and moves by our obedience to the Head, Jesus Christ.
Today, I want to talk to you about "anointing the Head". Christ must remain central in all that we do. Jesus must be lifted up. Many mainline churches want to remove Christ from their Christianity. They want a "generic" God that doesn't offend anyone. But He is not coming back as the "headless horseman", NO, He is coming back on a white horse and His Name if FAITHFUL AND TRUE!
Let's talk about what it means to Anoint the Head and Lift up the Name of Jesus. There are several things that take place when we keep Jesus central.
I believe what the Jesus would say to us today is, if I am lifted up:
1. I will draw all men onto me
John 12:31 Now is the judgment of this world; now the ruler of this world will be cast out. 32 And I, if I am lifted up from the earth, will draw all peoples to Myself."
People are drawn to the One you worship
2. I will defeat your enemies
The word Amalek means "dwellers in the valley." In this story in the book of Exodus, in chapter 17, the children of Israel were complaining against Moses that there was no water. They fell into disobedience and unbelief to the point that they question whether God was with them or not (vs 7). That is the pit we fall into too often. When we go through difficult times, we feel like God has abandon us and it causes us to fall into unbelief. The interesting thing about it is that starting in vs 8, war breaks out with the Amalekites. We must remember that when we fall into unbelief and disobedience, it opens the door for the enemy to attack us. Let's pick up the story i ...
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