Jesus was anointed.
Christ means 'anointed one' & Jesus needed to be anointed with the assignment He had on earth.
38 how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, who went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with Him. (Acts 10:38)
In the Old Testament, they were anointed to be set apart.
It means to smear or to rub.
David was anointed as king (1 Samuel 16:13)
Jehu was anointed as king (1 Kings 19:16)
Elisha was anointed as prophet (1 Kings 19:16)
Aaron was anointed as priest (Exodus 28:41)
Items were anointed to be set apart (Exodus 29:36)
9 “And you shall take the anointing oil, and anoint the tabernacle and all that is in it; and you shall hallow it and all its utensils, and it shall be holy. 10 You shall anoint the altar of the burnt offering and all its utensils, and consecrate the altar. The altar shall be most holy. 11 And you shall anoint the laver and its base, and consecrate it. (Exodus 40:9-11)
22 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. 25 And you shall make from these a holy anointing oil, an ointment compounded according to the art of the perfumer. It shall be a holy anointing oil. 26 With it you shall anoint the tabernacle of meeting and the ark of the Testimony; 27 the table and all its utensils, the lamp stand and its utensils, and the altar of incense; 28 the altar of burnt offering with all its utensils, and the laver and its base. 29 You shall consecrate them, that they may be most holy; whatever touches them must be holy. 30 And you shall anoint Aaron and his sons, and consecrate them, that they may minister to Me as priests. 31 “And you shall speak to the children of Israel, saying: ‘This shall be a holy anointing oil to Me throughout your generations. 32 It shall not be poured on man’s flesh; nor shall you make any other like it, according to its composition. It is holy, and it shall be holy to you. 33 Whoever compounds any like it, or whoever puts any of it on an outsider, shall be cut off from his people.’ ” (Exodus 30:22-33)
Consecrate: to consecrate, sanctify, prepare, dedicate, be hallowed, be holy, be sanctified, be separate
Why do we anointing places, people & items?
14 Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. 15 And the prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven. (James 5:14-15)
5 But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes we are healed. (Isaiah 53:5)
7 Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; Wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow. (Psalm 51:7)
Honor & Purity
1 I am the rose of Sharon, And the lily of the valleys. (Song of Solomon 2:1)
Grace & Peace
12 Each young woman’s turn came to go in to King Ahasuerus after she had completed twelve months’ preparation, according to the regulations for the women, for thus were the days of their preparation apportioned: six months with oil of myrrh, and six months with perfumes and preparations for beautifying women. (Esther 2:12)
23 Then they came to the Valley of Eshcol, and there cut down a branch with one cluster of grapes; they carried it between two of them on a pole. They also brought some of the pomegranates and figs. (Numbers 13:23)
3 Then Mary took a pound of very costly oil of spikenard, anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped His feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the oil. (John 12:3)
12 While the king is at his table, My spikenard sends forth its fragrance. (Song of Solomon 1:12)
Anoint items with an anointing oil to consecrate (set it apart) for God.
Steps to praying over the oil for:
Deliverance, healing, restoration, revival, and breakthrough.
1. Buy an anointing oil.
2. Take the anointing oil in your hands and pray to our Heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior.
Below is a prayer that you may pray over the oil. Remember that Jesus is the deliverer, healer, restorer, and the one that gives us breakthroughs through the power of the Holy Spirit.
Father, in the mighty name of Jesus. We thank you for your love, thank you for your grace, thank you for your mercy, thank you for your breakthroughs, thank you for your power, thank you for your deliverance, thank you for the healing, thank you for the restoration, thank you for the revival, thank you for your miracles, signs and wonders, and thank you for intervening in whatever situation we are dealing with. We believe with You, Jesus, All THINGS ARE POSSIBLE!
Thank you for the full and finished work at the cross at Calvary. Thank you Jesus Christ, my Lord and Savior from Nazareth who is my deliverer, my healer and my restorer. Thank you Jesus for being the sacrifice so we may be reconciled back to our Heavenly Father. And because of the price that You, Jesus have paid for us, we are now able to enjoy the blessings, favor, goodness, mercy and grace in our lives.
We are trusting You, Holy Spirit, that You will anoint this oil that is in my hands with your power, with your fire, and with your Spirit resting on it to break yokes, for revival, to heal the sick, to drive out demons, and for breakthroughs in the lives of those who will come in contact with this anointing oil that is consecrated, set apart for you Lord. In Jesus Name. Amen.
Anointing oil prayer?
Father, in the mighty name of Jesus. Thank You for Your love, thank You for Your grace, thank You for Your mercy, thank You for Your breakthroughs, thank You for Your power, thank You for Your deliverance, thank You for the healing, thank You for the restoration, thank You for the revival, thank You for Your miracles, signs and wonders, and thank You for intervening in whatever situation we are dealing with. We believe with You, Jesus, All THINGS ARE POSSIBLE!