Entries by Melanie Stone

Show Us How It’s Done

“How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, we went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him.” Acts 10:38 Jesus spent about three years ministering on the earth before He went to the cross as a ransom for the sins […]

Let Him Flow

“But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us.” II Corinthians 4:7 The anointing of God is tangible. Even though spiritual things are usually invisible to our human eye, it doesn’t mean that they are not made of a substance. God’s power […]

The Anointing and You

“I will pour out My Spirit on all flesh, your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions.” Acts 2:17 Jesus was anointed by the Anointing, the Holy Spirit. The name “Christ” literally means, “anointed one.” After Jesus rose from the dead, instead of staying […]

Meant for Great Things

“The anointing which you have received from Him abides in you.” I John 2:27   If you’ve ever felt like you were meant to do something great, it’s because you ARE! Your Daddy is the creator and originator or all power, all wisdom, and all things good and true. He made you to know Him, […]

Dominate or Be Dominated

“…just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.” Romans 6:4 Sin is anything outside of God and His life for us. Sin can bring a person to a low place, but God can lift us up to know His […]

Minister Life

“God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.” John 3:17 The mission of the Christian and of the Church is the commission we received from Christ, our Head, who told us to go and make disciples. Similarly, the motive, message, and […]

Living in Resurrection Power

“… out of weakness were made strong…” Hebrews 11:34 God will take our weakness and make us strong – not by our power, but by His power. When we are weak, we realize we have limits. We know we are insufficient of for the kind of life God intends for us to have. The person […]

Snatched Out Of Depression

“The Lord upholds all who fall, and raises up all who are bowed down.” Psalm 145:14 There is no doubt that depression brings a person down emotionally, but it also can drag someone downward mentally, physically, and spiritually as well. Depression is a lower condition from the higher position God has intended for us. Depression […]

Life Has a Name

“I am the resurrection and the life…” John 11:25 Jesus told us, “I am the resurrection…” One meaning for this noun “resurrection” in the Greek New Testament means to be set into place like a stone. As a stone, some will use Christ to climb up, and others will run into Him and fall down. […]

Lifter Of My Head

“…My glory and the One who lifts up my head.” Psalm 3:3 There is a Hebrew word for poor that means to be needy, weak, and lowly (aniy, 6041). The root word (anah, 6031) has the idea of being bowed down, stooped over because of a heaviness or depression. If you can imagine, a person […]