What is the “anointing,” and who are the “anointed?” Why is oil a symbol of the anointing?
What Does It Mean To Be ‘Anointed’ …? The ‘Anointed’ of The Lord REVEALED
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What is the “anointing,” and who are the “anointed?” Why is oil a symbol of the anointing, and why does the Bible promise, “The yoke shall be destroyed because of the anointing” (Isa. 10:2b7)? Learn why the word “Messiah” means “the anointed one” on this episode of Discover Your Spiritual Identity on the Charisma Podcast Network.
“The Lord is their strength, and He is the saving strength of His anointed” (Ps. 28:8, KJV).
The anointing is the specific application of the Holy Spirit to a person’s life to accomplish a unique, God-inspired task. God could do it all Himself, but He chooses to use His people.