My first revelation about being chosen was the result of a prayer meeting where the Spirit of the Lord ministered to me. From that encounter, I was delivered from rejection. I know I was delivered because it was not shortly thereafter, the enemy would come to try to steal the word of the Lord that was sown in my heart. Scripture tells us that the enemy comes because of the Word (Mark 4, The Parable of the Sower). When the word is sown in our hearts, the enemy comes to steal the word! Be on guard! We are not to be ignorant of the enemy's devices. We must guard our hearts with all diligence, for out of it flows the issues of life (Prov. 4:23). After that prayer meeting, the Lord revealed to me what it meant to be chosen.
Revelation is progressive. Although I had received the word the Lord released to me. There was still more He wanted me to know concerning being "chosen". Our Father is so personal, so intimate and so vested in our destiny and purpose. Just when we begin to believe opposite of what He has ordained, He does not hesitate to manifest in a way that gets our attention, so we are redirected to what He has said and promised.
I was recently redirected...chosen...revisited.
Father had another word for me to receive...another revelation about being chosen.
I recently participated in a free webinar on a study of the book of Ephesians by Dr. Brian Simmons. He recently released a updated version of The Passion Translation and has been sharing/teaching on Facebook on different books. The theme of this particular teaching was "Why God Chose You?". Well, of course, my interest was piqued. I have been reading The Passion Translation and participating in his webinars, so I was looking forward to this one too. Pretty normal for me. However, while listening to the teaching, which was powerful, Holy Spirit highlighted to me a footnote by