FOCUS SCRIPTURE“And the king loved Esther above all the women, and she obtained grace and favour in his sight more than all the virgins; so that he set the royal crown upon her head, and made her queen instead of Vashti.” (Esther 2:17)

It is instructive to observe that Esther was enthroned at a time when Haman, a right hand man of King Ahasuerus was on the prowl against the Jews. Haman sought to elevate his hatred for the Jews as state policy. He sought an opportunity to annihilate the Jews. He was an opposition to the very existence of Jews within the kingdom of Ahasuerus; but while he still occupied his position, Esther rose and became queen.

Friend, hear me as I hear the Lord: even if all the wicked men in this world gather against you, you shall rise cannot be stopped. Your enthronement cannot be stopped; your elevation cannot be stopped. The melody of your joyful sounds cannot be stopped; the breakthroughs that God has ordained for you this year cannot be stopped; the favours that God has ordained for you cannot be stopped. You simply cannot be stopped.

The favour on Esther was disruptive enough to allow a captive to become queen in a strange land. By the force of favour upon you, systems and protocols shall be disrupted in order to enthrone you; by the force of favour, the agenda of God for your life will overrule the machinations of men; by the force of divine favour, God will separate you from your contemporaries and plant your feet in the place of honour.

Notice that the enthronement of Esther eventually led to the execution of Haman (see Esther 7). So the very one who was opposed to the Jews and their rising, eventually met his downfall while chasing down Esther and her people. Go and warn every man who has vowed that you will never rise; if they don’t stop, you will still rise, but they will go down as you rise. Any man who works against your rising will be a victim of your rising.
Stop focusing on the haters of your rising and focus on the God who will cause you to rise despite the haters. If God be for you, no man shall stop your rising.


No man shall stop my rising, in Jesus’ name!