Greetings beloved,this is what the queen of England once said:
“Therefore I am sure that this, my coronation, is not a symbol of a power and splendor which are gone, but a declaration of our hopes for the future and the years, and for the years that I may, by God’s grace and mercy, be given to reign and serve you as your Queen.”
— Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom
What is remarkable to me about her very words is;
“by Gods grace and mercy,be given to reign…”
The queen understood that rule,power and promotion does not come from man but from ALMIGHTY God Himself.
John 6:15] When Jesus therefore perceived that they would come and take him by FORCE, to make him a KING, he departed again into a mountain himself alone.
One important thing to take from the account of john is that it takes perception/discernment to know the INTENT OF MEN by that I mean why they do seemingly good things for you.Jesus knew their heart before their actions,discernment is very key in ministry ,notice what he did instead;
“he DEPARTED into a mountain himself alone.”
We can see it was the enemies tactic through the people to take him away from the secret place! When the enemy can give you a GOOD thing to rob you of the BEST from God.its true he was born a king but this was not his time and furthermore it was God to crown him and not men.The people wanted to crown him KING but God wanted to crown him KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS..With men king was enough but not so with God who wanted to do exceedingly abundantly and above making jesus king.
16] And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.
Another important thing to get from this is they wanted to do it by FORCE….they couldn’t wait to ask him if he was ready,they lacked PATIENCE..Here is how we know it’s from God when it promotes VIRTUES(patience,peace,joy,order,endurance,love etc) 1peter 1:5-9.
Timing is very key in the things of God,before that choice ask yourself does it promote virtues,is it in line with God’s will,let’s not judge by whether something is good or bad but by the word of God,the woman you intend to marry may be saved(its good to marry a saved woman/man) but not God’s will for you.
Many a times those who promote you have hidden agendas behind the promotion.
WHOEVER PROMOTES YOU CAN DEMOTE YOU!!
6] For PROMOTION cometh neither from the east, nor from the west, nor from the south.
 But GOD is the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up another.
Jesus knew these principles as God’s children we ought to know them too
WHERE DID YOU PROMOTION COME FROM?