Rejection has kept numerous people from moving forward. Many have unfulfilled destinies. Even prophetic people experience rejection at levels that are all too common. Rejection is a destructive force. Jeremiah, the prophet, was alerted to one symptom of rejection, fear.
And don't be afraid of the people, for I will be with you and will protect you. I, the LORD, have spoken! (Jer. 1:9).
Fear, isolation, mental illnesses, victim mentality, depression, disconnectedness, perfectionalism, people pleasing, infirmity,
etc. are all symptoms of rejection. The innate desire to connect and be a part of something or someone is a powerful force. For some, the desire to belong is so strong it can lead to some very destructive behaviors and relationships. But Christ came to destroy the spirit of rejection and set His people free! So, how can one maneuver through rejection?
Prophetic people tend to be misunderstood, rejected, and often face numerous challenges when it comes to relationships. Why? I'm glad you asked. Let's face it. The nature of the prophetic promotes what many call strange, odd, or just plain weird. Prophetic people are not basket cases, they just operate on a different frequency and this frequency is what leads them to be Kingdom-driven. The frequency of a prophetic person is tuned to the voice of Holy Spirit and merely obeying what it says will seem odd to one but bring deliverance or healing to another Let me give you an example. Side Note: Holy Spirit will NEVER instruct you to do something harmful, wicked, or evil. In the next blog I'll share some ways to discern the voice of Holy Spirit.