He said vs It said
David was anointed as the
King of Israel at the age of 17.
God said to Samuel “I have seen a man
after my own heart in the family of Jesse,
go and anoint him”
Once He was anointed, he became a
King in the sight of God!
But in “reality” he walked into a
season of struggle
First he killed Goliath, then he played
music for a mentally disturbed King Saul,
then Saul was stirred to envy by some
women singing of David’s greatness and
David became an assassination target!
The entire priests of Nob and their
families were killed for helping David
David has to run for his life.
He relocated his entire family, including
his parents to philistine, he was a wanted
man with King Saul’s bounty hanging on
David was betrayed by spies,
insulted by Nabal, saved by the whiskers
at Keila, got his family kidnapped at Ziklag
Those who came to support him were the
It looked as if God had lied!
David wrote many psalms depicting his
state of mind according to the “reality”
he saw in the flesh!
But God knows no man after the flesh!
God is a spirit!
When he changed Jacob’s name to Israel...
...Jacob was still limping and looking like a
Long after He renamed Abram Abraham,
Abraham was still childless!
When I hear people say “I know what God
said but I am facing reality here”
I Shake my head at their ignorance!
What God said is the only reality that
We are moved too much by emotions,
we infuse stories and experiences into
the word of God and trip ourselves
with the odd mixture such creates.
Leave your experiences alone and
hold on to God’s Word!
The word has the power to make you
what God said if you stick to it!
By Declaration, God called Abraham Righteous,
By Declaration, God called Lot Righteous,
By Declaration God called Jacob his beloved,
By Declaration God called David a man
after His heart,
By Declaration God said those who believe
in Jesus have eternal life!
By declaration, it was boldly written
"By His stripes, you were healed"
Stop dialoguing with the symptoms