I am learning to stop spending my time trying to convince folk who I am. All I have to do now is walk in it.
All through the bible God places people in authority or makes their name great before they even receive the title.
Look at David:
He was divinely selected to replace Saul after Saul didn't follow God's instructions in the war against the amalekites. The message was delivered prophet Samuel who then annointed David as the next king. However, David did not take over the kingship from Saul immediately. Saul sought to kill David suspecting he was going to succeed him as king. David fled and continued to honor Saul as the king. After Saul was killed in battle, David became the king of his own tribe, Judah. The rest of Israel had taken Ish Boshet, the son of Saul as a king. For 7 years and 6 months he was king of Judah, until he became king of all of Israel
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Now lets look at Saul:
He also came from humble beginnings and is out looking for a Donkey when the Prophet Samuel proclaims him King.
Saul does not tell his family what Samuel told him and when Samuel gathers the nation to announce that Saul has been chosen has king, Saul goes to hide. When a few people mock Saul as unsuitable to be king he remains silent. When we could say that his actions are a sign of his humility and modesty, in reality this is where we first see the weakness of his character.
You see I can miss my blessing messin' with and listen to folk. You see what it said about Saul he reminds silent cause folk say he's not suitable but God chose him and called him to be King.
Our greatest example is Jesus:
Born poor and in humble beginning but had the greatest ministry there is and people asked how can this be ain't that Joesph's son?
See that's what I mean people don't recognize who you are so why even listen to them?
My girlfriend said when people doubt who she is she says:
I am alive with Christ
I am a new creator in Christ
I am the light of the world
I am washed in the blood'
I am raised up with Christ and seated in heavenly places
I am God's workmanship created in Christ unto good works
We can go on and on but I am taking Jesus stance in the bible when the Scribes and the Pharisees started talkin' crazy the word of God says "HE ANSWERED THEM NOT."