5 Ingredients to an Anointed Life
Louis Johnson, March 1, 2020
5 INGREDIENTS TO AN ANOINTED LIFE
(Exodus 30:22-24) Moreover the Lord spoke to Moses, saying: 23 “Also take for yourself quality spices—five hundred shekels of liquid myrrh, half as much sweet-smelling cinnamon (two hundred and fifty shekels), two hundred and fifty shekels of sweet-smelling cane, 24 five hundred shekels of cassia, according to the shekel of the sanctuary, and a hin of olive oil.
The Five Spices & Ingredients
1st spice = myrrh
1st ingredient = meekness
(Numbers 12:3) Now the man Moses was very humble, more than all men who were on the face of the earth.
(Exodus 33:21) And the Lord said, “Here is a place by Me, and you shall stand on the rock.
2nd spice = cinnamon
2nd ingredient = uprightness
(Leviticus 21:20) or is a hunchback or a dwarf, or a man who has a defect in his eye, or eczema or scab, or is a eunuch.
(1 John 2:14) I have written to you, fathers, because you have known Him who is from the beginning. I have written to you, young men, because you are strong, and the word of God abides in you, and you have overcome the wicked one.
(Ephesians 6:13) Therefore take up the whole armor of God that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
3rd spice = sweet cane
3rd ingredient = humility
(John 13:5) After that, He poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet, and to wipe them with the towel with which He was girded.
(Matthew 23:11) But he who is greatest among you shall be your servant.
(Psalms 84:10) For a day in your courts is better than a thousand.
I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of wickedness.
4th spice = cassia
4th ingredient = inner cleansing
(Malachi 3:2) “But who can endure the day of His coming?
And who can stand when He appears? For He is like a refiner’s fire and like launderers’ soap.
5th spice = olive oil
5th ingredient = Holy Spirit
(Psalms 92:10) But my horn you have exalted like a wild ox; I have been anointed with fresh oil.
(Ecclesiastes 10:1) Dead flies putrefy the perfumer’s ointment, and cause it to give off a foul odor; so does a little folly to one respected for wisdom and honor.