Anthony Wynn Ministries

Moses My Servant Is Dead

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In life, we often encounter moments of doubt, hardship, and a sense of abandonment. These moments can make us question our purpose and the path we are on. But there’s an eternal truth that stands firm amidst the chaos: the gifts and callings of God are irrevocable. When God calls someone, He endows them with gifts and a mission, and He doesn’t change His mind, regardless of the challenges they face.

Take King Saul as an example. God appointed Saul to be king, gifting him with the authority and responsibility to lead His people. Despite Saul’s eventual disobedience and failures, the throne remained his until God decided otherwise. This divine principle underscores that even when we falter and disappoint God, the calling He places on our lives is steadfast. Saul’s story teaches us that while God may withdraw His presence due to our disobedience, the calling and responsibilities remain until He explicitly removes them.

The Continuity of Ministry

Ministries are not novel creations exclusive to new individuals. They can be legacies passed down through generations, from one faithful servant to another. The story of Elisha and Elijah perfectly illustrates this. Elisha’s ministry didn’t begin in its fullness until Elijah was taken up to heaven. Elijah’s mantle, a symbol of his prophetic authority, was passed on to Elisha, who then continued the work with the same divine anointing. This shows that God’s work is continuous and transcends individual lifetimes, carried on by successive generations.

In Acts 1:23-26, we see a similar transfer of ministry. The apostles sought God’s guidance to find a replacement for Judas. Through prayer and casting lots, Matthias was chosen to take up the apostleship. This act affirmed that God’s ministries are assigned and passed on according to His will, ensuring the continuity of His work.

Examples of Divine Succession

Example 1: King Saul and King David

1 Chronicles 10:13-14 details the downfall of Saul due to his transgressions. Despite his anointed start, Saul’s disobedience led to his downfall. God then turned the kingdom over to David. This transition highlights that while individuals may fail, God’s purpose prevails. The work continues with those who remain faithful and obedient.

Example 2: Moses and Joshua

Joshua 1:1-5 describes the transition from Moses to Joshua. Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt and through the wilderness, but it was Joshua who brought them into the Promised Land. This succession wasn’t about starting a new ministry but about continuing God’s mission with a new leader. God assured Joshua of His continued presence, just as He was with Moses, emphasizing that His work is carried on through His chosen servants.

Example 3: Elijah and Elisha

In 2 Kings 2:11-14, Elijah’s ascension and Elisha’s reception of his mantle signify the transfer of prophetic authority. Elisha performed miracles just as Elijah did, demonstrating that the anointing and power of God transcend individual lifetimes and are bestowed upon those He calls.

Guarding the Call

For those called into ministry, there are essential principles to uphold:

Sexual Purity: Guard your heart and actions against impurity.

Avoiding Greed: Stay humble and avoid the love of money.

Power Struggles: Focus on God’s work rather than seeking personal power.

These are not just guidelines but lifelines that ensure we remain aligned with God’s purpose. The examples of Saul, Joshua, and Elisha remind us that the mantle of ministry is a sacred trust, passed on to those who are faithful and obedient to God’s calling.

A New Wave of Revival

We are on the brink of a remarkable move of God. This revival won’t be about individual ministries but a collective outpouring where lay members, children, and even teenagers will perform miracles, prophesy, and bring healing. It’s a body ministry where every member, regardless of age or status, will play a vital role in God’s grand plan.

The work of God is eternal, transcending generations. As we step into our roles, let’s remember that we are part of a continuous legacy. We carry the mantles passed down to us, and it’s our responsibility to stay faithful, guard our hearts, and advance God’s kingdom. This is our calling, unwavering and irrevocable, sealed by the One who never changes His mind. Hallelujah!

Thank you so much for reading! I hope this message blessed and encouraged you. If you would like to hear more detail on this message, please watch the video below. God bless you!

Pastor Anthony Wynn

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