Isaiah 10:27 – “It shall come to pass in that day that his burdens will be taken away from your shoulder, and his yoke from your neck, and the yoke will be destroyed because of the anointing.”
Jesus is the Christ. The Greek word Christ means “the Anointed One.” And since Isaiah 10:27 tells us the yoke of the devil is destroyed by the anointing, we don’t have to run scared when the devil comes against us, our loved ones or our nation. We can put him to flight with the blood of the Lamb, the Word of our testimony and the yoke-destroying Anointing of Jesus Christ Himself!
That’s what Jesus expects us to do. He has already taken care of every kind of trouble that could ever come to the human family when He was put on the Cross, raised from the dead, and glorified at the right hand of the Father. He spoiled the principalities and powers of darkness. He triumphed over them and made an open show of them – Colossians 2:15 ‘Having disarmed principalities and powers, He made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them in it.”. He stripped the devil of every last vestige of power. – every fragment – of power.
Jesus has done His part. He has taken back the devil’s authority over the earth and He has given it to us. Just before He ascended to heaven He said, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” (Mathew 28:18-20) He delegated His power and authority to us – His Church – then “..after He had offered one sacrifice for sins forever, sat down at the right hand of God, from that time waiting till His enemies are made His footstool”. (Hebrews 10:12-13)
He expects us to stand up in the midst of the storms of life and dominate those storms with faith-filled words. He expects to look sickness and lack and terror in the face and say “You get under my feet in the Name of Jesus!”
I realize you may not feel like you can do that today. You may be facing the greatest struggle of your life. It may really be hard right now. But, regardless of how you feel, if you’re a born-again child of God, you can do it because the Boble says, “..for whoever is born of God overcomes the world, and the victory that overcomes the world is our faith. Who is it that overcomes the world, but the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God.” (1John 5:4-5)
You are destined to overcome. You have that anointing – the Anointed One – residing on the inside of you if you are born again. Stir up that anointing. Stand up in the midst of the storm. Speak to it with all the power and authority that’s been given to you. If you’ll do that, you’ll dominate the storm and put the devil on the run!
Pursuit of His Presence by Kenneth & Gloria Copeland