“And the men of Judah came, and there they anointed David king over the house of Judah.When they told David, “It was the men of Jabesh-Gilead who buried Saul,” 5 David sent messengers to the men of Jabesh-Gilead and said to them, “May you be blessed by the Lord, because you showed this loyalty to Saul your lord and buried him. 6 Now may the Lord show steadfast love and faithfulness to you. And I will do good to you because you have done this thing. 7 Now therefore let your hands be strong, and be valiant, for Saul your lord is dead, and the house of Judah has anointed me king over them.” 2 Samuel 2: 4-7
King David went through a lot before be became King. The last few battles he had before he was made King gave the appearance that he was already King. It the spirit of things he was called to be Pre-King when he was about 14- 17 years old.. However he was not anointed King till he was 30. After Saul death he was made King. He was being prepared for Kingship for all those years.
Sometimes your preparation can look like your call.
The trials and struggles we go through have a end date and a purpose. The key to victory is in your prayer life with God through Christ Jesus is knowing the season you are in. For many of us coming out of major trials in this season it is important to land in the right place in your call. Your preparation has been the thing you have faces to get you to this season. David lost everything in Samuel 29. He had to get it all back. God even told him to pursue the enemy to get his wives and kids back. He did. After the losses there is a season of restoration.
There is time to get back what has been stolen and even more! God is faithful in restoring us his way. It is not about prosperity or claiming thing things. The word of faith moment has exploited the truth about a God that does provide. The word of God has to brought into balance. He gives us what we need and more in the season we go through. David is a God’s example of pressing through in your preparation and getting the victory for the call to come forth. So how doe that apply to you?
You may have been working for a company for many years wondering” why you have not excelled”. You may loose your job…and then be forced to find the things God has for you. You may even start your own company. He is doing a work in you. He has prepared you for this season to walk out your call. So what is a call? It is just in church? A better word is your gifts and talent being used in the world or body of Christ. God has given us all gifting to glorify him. It is hard to watch people who are called or do thing do something else they are not called to . For many, the fear of walking out that call is over whelming. It not about being religious or super spiritual. It is through the trials we faces that even our fears are driven out. So what when are through being prepared we can do what God has called us with conviction and courage. Preparation can take years and look like you are in your call. But inside sometimes you can feel that incomplete revelations of what you are doing. It can feel like a burden that something is missing. When you are reach the time for your call the conviction you feel to pursue it is strong. It does not have to recognized by pastor ect. It need to be confirmed by God in your spirit! You will know. It is natural line of order thing God ahs place din the earth. It is not Hooky Spooky! It is divine and natural. It is am urge to pursue! Obstacle are removed or Direction how how to get through them become clear! A path is set and You need to walk it out! God has walked it out before. Jesus has made a way for you to receive it!
In this season as your trials and are ending… begin to seek God face and ask him what your calling/purpose is. I If you are not in his will… he is loving and will show you. If you need provision for it… he will provide. If you have enemy stolen from… he will restore! Separate your preparation season from your call. if this is your season to land in your call… you will know. Understand that preparation is that.. training and prepping for what is to come. You may not be ready now if this is not your time… but you are being prepped for something great.
“6 So Achish called David and said to him, “As surely as the Lord lives, you have been reliable, and I would be pleased to have you serve with me in the army. From the day you came to me until today, I have found no fault in you, but the rulers don’t approve of you. 7 Now turn back and go in peace; do nothing to displease the Philistine rulers.”” 1 Samuel 29: 6-7
If this is your last battle before you enter into the full purpose for your life them get wisdom. Sit with God , his word. Holy Spirit and Jesus so you can learn everything you need to learn from what you just went through. It will be a Rhema word to your life! Let God correct, direct, love, instruct, and encourage you to follow his will. He will give you the boldness and words to carry out your call/ purpose. He has already done a work in you… now it is important that you understand the work that has just been done so you can walk out his will.
7 Then David said to Abiathar the priest, the son of Ahimelek, “Bring me the ephod.” Abiathar brought it to him, 8 and David inquired of the Lord, “Shall I pursue this raiding party? Will I overtake them?” “Pursue them,” he answered. “You will certainly overtake them and succeed in the rescue.”
That means spending time with him and hearing from God. You are stronger ! You are bolder! You are more focus! You have conviction! You are called! You are restored! You have the victory to pursue the call now on your life. Shift from being prepared and walk out the courage to accept the call and trust God has set before you. Whether in the market place or in the body of church… You are ready! This is your season to be used by God. You trials have become the path to your destiny! You have new battles…. But they will be in the call of your life you have have been prepared for. The victory from these battles are also yours!