Daily Devotional

Thrones And Crowns


9th November 2023

Scripture Reading: 1 KINGS 1: 32-49


“So Zadok the priest, and Nathan the prophet, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and the Cherethites, and the Pelethites, went down, and caused Solomon to ride upon king David's mule, and brought him to Gihon.” (1 Kings 1: 38)

Our Focal Scripture speaks of how Solomon was taken to Gihon whilst riding on the king’s mule. Solomon did not need to take himself to the throne. He was literally made to ride on the king’s mule. He was carried to the place of his coronation. This was not the kingship he needed to fight to attain. This was the kingship that God positioned men to carry him to. Others may have labored or fought their way, but Solomon was carried.

Friend, hear me as I hear the Lord: God is positioning men around you who will carry you to your high places. God is sending you helpers that will not stop until you get to your thrones and crowns. God is sending you men who will literally carry you on your way to the top. God is sending you men who will make your journey to the top easier than you planned for. God is sending you men with the mules that will carry you to greatness.

Get set: you may have been accustomed to journeys to the top where you had to move all by yourself; but in this season, God will cause it to come to you by grace. God is causing you to ride on the mule that will take you to your ‘Gihon’. God is causing you to be ridden to your throne. God is sending you men who will do for you what you should have done for yourself and by yourself. God will give you a ride to your next level.

You will not be stranded on your way to the throne. You will not get to a point where you need help and not find help. You may not have enough capacity to move on your own, but there will be men willing to fill the gap for you. You may not know your way to your ‘Gihon’, but God will send you men who know the way and are determined to take you there. God will send you the transporters you need to your throne.

You journey to the top will not stop on the way, and it will not require your own energy alone. As surely as God lives, you will receive the gift of men who will carry you to the top.


I receive the gift of men who will carry me to the top, in Jesus’ name!

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Memory Verse

“And the sons of strangers shall build up thy walls, and their kings shall minister unto thee: for in my wrath I smote thee, but in my favour have I had mercy on thee.” (Isaiah 60: 10)

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