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Your Head Will Not Refuse Your Crown Written by Media Thursday, 03 March 2011 11:28 - Last Updated Thursday, 10 March 2011 11:35

Your head will not refuse your crown - Pastor Samuel Obafaiye When one talks about coronation especially a miraculous one; there are certain insignias that should be evident to that which is enthroned as a king. These are: throne, crown and a seal of authority (usually a ring). These are what distinguish kings from ordinary chiefs and lay men. E.g. a Yoruba adage says ‘Ade lafi moba; irukere lafi mo ijoye’. That is: crowns distinguish kings; staffs distinguish chiefs. God has told us earlier that He will make us to sit on thrones of honour from this month. Today His Spirit is admonishing us that we will not lose out on our crowns. It may then interest you to say that where is my crown that my head should not refuse. In I Cor 6: 2-3, the bible make us to know that we have been coronated to reign as soon as we become saved. Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters? Know ye not that we shall judge angels? how much more things that pertain to this life? We are kings and priests of God on earth (Rev. 1: 5-6). And from Jesus Christ, [who is] the faithful witness, [and] the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood, And hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him [be] glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen. You are therefore a king! Therefore you have a crown; you will not lose it in Jesus name. There are certain people in the scripture that God has prepared for miraculous coronation, but out of carelessness; greed or selfishness, they lost their crowns. Yours will not be like that in Jesus name. Judas was a disciple of Jesus Christ and one of the 12 apostles specially chosen to reign with Christ. He was supposed to be a judge over a tribe of Israel (Luke 22: 1-6; 14; 28-30). It is very unfortunate that he lost his crown to Mathias (Acts 1: 15-26). You will not lose your crown to another fellow in Jesus name. Gehazi was very privileged to be a servant to Elisha who had the double portion of God’s anointing upon the life of Elijah. It was evident that Elisha ruled as a king among the prophets of his time; if all things been equal, Gehazi was meant to reign in a greater dimension above Elisha, however he lost his crown because of gifts he shouldn’t have received! (2 Kings 5: 20-27). I pray that covetousness will not cause you to lose your crown in Jesus mighty name. In Mt. 19: 16-26, the bible talks of  a certain young rich ruler who was destined to be a mighty king if he was only able to pay the sacrifice placed upon him by God; but alas he failed. What he did not know is that God is not a robber. God only receives from us in order to have concrete reason to bless us the more. The man cherished his riches and he lost his eternal crown. You will not suffer from misplaced emphasis in Jesus name. On the other hand, we have some people in the scripture that God had pre-destined for coronation but whom circumstances opposed seriously for such crowns not to be worn, but with strong determination and the grace of God they were able to secure their crowns. Modecai was destined to reign by God. However, circumstance reduced him to a gate-keeper! As if that was not enough, a privileged officer decided to end his life and his race. With fasting and prayers, God stepped into his case and he was miraculously crowned (Esther 6: 8; 8: 15).

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Your Head Will Not Refuse Your Crown Written by Media Thursday, 03 March 2011 11:28 - Last Updated Thursday, 10 March 2011 11:35

Esther 6:8 Let the royal apparel be brought which the king [useth] to wear, and the horse that the king rideth upon, and the crown royal which is set upon his head: Esther 8:15 And Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal apparel of blue and white, and with a great crown of gold, and with a garment of fine linen and purple: and the city of Shushan rejoiced and was glad. No matter how circumstance and situation might have dealt with you, do not give up, demonstrate your trust in the Almighty and He will guarantee your enthronement. Bartimeus was born to be a disciple of our Lord Jesus Christ. Someone that will reign in the millennial reign with the saints; but the power of wickedness reduced him to a blind beggar! One day he discovered that the Kings of kings was passing and he cried for help for his crown to be recovered. With much persistence and mercy of God, he got his crown back and became a disciple of Christ (Mk 10: 46-52). If the powers of wickedness are using any form of blindness to reduce you to anything less than a king, I pray that God will have mercy on you and cause that blindness to disappear for you to assume your kingship position in Jesus name. David was born to be a miraculous king. Even after he had been anointed as a king, it still didn’t appear that he would rule (I Sam. 16: 11-13). He was running from cave to cave and from nation to nation to preserve his life. About 13 years after he was proclaimed a king, he began to rule! Despite all the mockery, persecutions and attempts upon his life, his head did not lose his crown (2 Sam. 5: 4-5). David [was] thirty years old when he began to reign, [and] he reigned forty years. In Hebron he reigned over Judah seven years and six months: and in Jerusalem he reigned thirty and three years over all Israel and Judah. Could it be that you have waited for years for the manifestation of the kingly declaration of God upon your life? Be strong like David and God will bring your coronation to come to pass in Jesus name. How not to lose your crown - Know that you will have to endure temptation; cross before crown it is said. (James 1: 12; Rev. 2: 10). You will need to wear thorny crown before wearing gold crown (Mt. 27: 27-31; Phil. 2: 5-11). - Be a good ambassador or example for Christ (I Pet. 5: 1-4). - Cherish your salvation and constantly confess you faith (Rev. 3: 11) - Set not your heart on earthly goodies but heavenly treasures (Gehazi; Judas; Rich young ruler) - Be conscious and not ignorant about the times e.g. Gehazi (Eccl. 3: 1; Eph. 5: 16) - Strive lawfully and fight a good fight of faith – no short cuts (2 Tim. 2: 5). - Cry to God for help and His miraculous touch e.g. Bartimeus (Mk. 10: 46-52). Prayers: Almighty Father, help me to endure all temptation that come my way so as not to lose my crown. Almighty Father, help me to be a good ambassador of your to secure my crown. Almighty Father, help me to cherish my salvation and confess my faith in You till the end. Almighty Father, assist me not to set my heart on earthly riches, but on heavenly treasures Almighty Father, help me to be conscious of the times so as not to be caught unawares.

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Your Head Will Not Refuse Your Crown Written by Media Thursday, 03 March 2011 11:28 - Last Updated Thursday, 10 March 2011 11:35

Almighty Father, help me to strive lawfully for my crown and fight honourably. Almighty Father, whenever I cried unto you for help concerning my crown, have mercy on me.

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