Signs that God is elevating you are often evident, but it can be hard to understand them. Some of these signs may be positive while others may be negative.
God is always working to bring us to new levels of life. He is always at work in our lives to promote us to higher grounds.
He uses different ways to prepare us for these promotions and new ranks. We must understand the signs that show God is elevating us. This can prevent us from straying off the plan, purpose, and will of God.
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Does God Elevate People?
Yes, God does elevate His people. No one else can elevate us other than Him. We cannot elevate ourselves either.
Psalms 75:6-7 (NIV) says, “No one from the east or the west or from the desert can exalt themselves. It is God who judges: He brings one down, he exalts another.”
He is the only one who has the power to exalt or to bring down. The Lord exalts the humble, promotes the lowly, and elevates the poor. God is a gracious God who wants the best for each one of us.
How Can You Know That God Is Elevating You?
God desires to elevate His children to higher levels of success, influence, and impact.
When God is elevating you, there are various signs and indications that you can look out for.
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Highlighted below are 13 Proven signs that God is elevating you:
1. When You Experience Increased Favor.
It is the favor of the Lord working in us that makes us outshine every other person around us.
When God’s favor is upon us, we receive the grace, strength, and ability to do things that bring us to new levels. God’s favor was upon Joseph, and for this reason, he blossomed in everything that he did.
Genesis 39:2-5 (NIV) says, “The Lord was with Joseph so that he prospered, and he lived in the house of his Egyptian master.
When his master saw that the Lord was with him and that the Lord gave him success in everything he did, Joseph found favor in his eyes and became his attendant.
Potiphar put him in charge of his household, and he entrusted to his care everything he owned. From the time he put him in charge of his household and of all that he owned, the Lord blessed the household of the Egyptians because of Joseph.
The blessing of the Lord was on everything Potiphar had, both in the house and in the field.”
When God is elevating you, you will experience increased favor in your life. Doors will open for you, and people will be drawn to you. Any moment you find favor before your boss and colleagues, just know that it is God.
It is a clear indication that God’s favor is working in you to elevate you. Joseph found favor before Potiphar, and he put him in charge of everything that he owned.
2. When You Start Getting New Opportunities.
Revelation 3:8 (NIV) – “I know your deeds. See, I have placed before you an open door that no one can shut.
I know that you have little strength, yet you have kept my word and have not denied my name.”
God opens new doors for us when He wants to elevate us. He creates new opportunities that He knows will help us grow and expand.
Some people got opportunities like scholarships, sponsorships, and other opportunities that were stepping stones to their elevation.
As the scripture in Revelation 3:8 says, no one can block an emerging opportunity that God has brought before you.
He will bring new opportunities your way; whether it is in your career, relationships, or other areas of your life. He will open new doors for you to advance to other levels of growth and development.
3. When You Experience Frequent Disappointments in Your Endeavors.
It is often said that ‘it is darkest when it is about to dawn.’ Whenever you feel like you are getting disappointed in everything that you do, believe that your elevation is around the corner.
Psalms 30:5 (NIV) – “For His anger lasts only a moment, but His favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.”
Your continuous disappointments may be a sign that God is just about to elevate you.
4. When your Vision Becomes Clear.
Sometimes we try so hard to do things, but we end up feeling lost or uncertain about what we want. We may put in all our effort and strength but still experience blurred vision.
However, when God wants to elevate us, we will start feeling a strong sense of direction and certainty. Our vision, goals, ambitions, and dreams will become clearer. God will reveal great things to us as we pursue our goals.
Isaiah 45:3 (NIV) – “I will give you hidden treasures, riches stored in secret places, so that you may know that I am the Lord, the God of Israel, who summons you by name.”
God will give you a clear vision and direction for your life that aligns with His plans and purposes. When God starts showing you things you knew nothing about, it is a sign that He is elevating you.
He will reveal all the secrets that are significant for your growth and prosperity. You will have a clear understanding of your purpose and calling in life.
5. When You Start Experiencing Growth.
Growth is one true sign that shows God is elevating you. Many people struggle with stagnation in different aspects of their lives. Nothing they do seems to work or bring about a positive change.
The case is different when God is working to elevate His people. When God is elevating you, you will experience growth and development in your personal, spiritual, and professional life.
Any small effort will have a great impact on your life and the lives of other people. Your business will flourish, the works of your hands will be blessed, and you will become more vibrant in your spiritual life.
6. When You Start Facing Rejection from Some People.
Luke 6:22-23 (NIV) – “Blessed are you when people hate you, when they exclude you and insult you and reject your name as evil, because of the Son of Man.
“Rejoice in that day and leap for joy, because great is your reward in heaven. For that is how their ancestors treated the prophets.”
God says we should consider it a blessing when people reject us. This is because when they do so to us on account of God, we will be elevated.
Some people are a hindrance to our growth and elevation. We have to part ways with them so that God can elevate us.
7. When You Become Wiser and More Knowledgeable.
Wisdom and knowledge are key aspects of growth, prosperity, and success. As we walk with God and seek to follow His ways, we can experience growth and transformation in our lives.
One of the signs of this growth is an increase in wisdom and discernment. When we become wiser, we can see things from God’s perspective and make better decisions that align with His will.
This can lead to greater opportunities and blessings, as God elevates us to new levels of spiritual maturity and influence.
8. When You Start to Feel a Deep Conviction of Wanting to Learn New Things and Move Forward.
When we feel a deep conviction to pursue new opportunities, it can be a sign that God is elevating us to a new level of growth and purpose.
This desire to move forward may come with uncertainty and fear. But we can trust in God’s guidance and grace as we step out in faith.
When we seek God’s will and follow His direction, He can lead us to greater blessings and opportunities. May we learn to embrace this conviction, and trust that God is elevating us to the glory of His name.
9. When You Experience Increased Responsibility.
Matthew 25:29 (NIV) – “For whoever has will be given more, and they will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them.”
Increased responsibilities equal higher levels and ranks. The more responsibilities that God bestows on you, the greater the things He will entrust to you. Whenever you feel like your responsibilities are increasing day by day, do not complain.
Why? Because this is a clear sign that God is elevating you to greater heights. God will entrust you with greater responsibility, whether it is in your career, family, ministry, or personal life.
10. When You Start Experiencing Miracles.
You will witness and experience supernatural miracles and blessings in your life when God is elevating you. Blessings and miracles are a sign that God is elevating us to a new level of faith in Him.
These miracles can come in many forms, in our physical healing, financial provision, or other miraculous interventions in our lives. As we witness these miracles, we can grow in our confidence and trust in God’s power and provision.
God may use a miracle to elevate us in our ministries or businesses. He is a God of wonders.
11. When You Experience Increased Faith.
When we experience an increase in faith, it is a sign that God is elevating us to a new level of trust and dependence on Him. This increased faith may come because of answered prayers, studying the Word of God, or seeing the faith of others in action.
Matthew 6:33 (NIV) – “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”
Having faith in God is one way of seeking His kingdom. The reward of seeking the kingdom of God is experiencing elevation. Faith in God results in growth and elevation.
12. When Your Life Positively Impacts Others.
Our actions and words can have a profound impact on those around us. This can be through our acts of kindness, sharing our faith, or simply being a positive presence in the lives of others.
God will use you to make a significant impact in the lives of others through your career, ministry, or personal relationships. When our lives positively impact others, it is a sign that God is elevating us to a new level of influence. Acts of generosity and kindness are a sign of God’s elevation.
Luke 6:38 (NIV) says “Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”
When you impact others through giving, God will elevate you by giving you back a good measure running over.
13. When You Meet People Who Inspire You to Grow.
God brings mentors and destiny helpers our way when He wants to elevate. When we meet people who inspire us to grow, it is a sign that God is elevating us to a new level of growth.
These individuals may challenge us to step out of our comfort zones, pursue new opportunities, or deepen our relationship with God. As we surround ourselves with people who encourage and inspire us, we can experience greater growth and transformation in our own lives.
May we be welcoming to the people that God may be used to elevate us to new levels.
If you are experiencing any of the signs, it means that God is elevating you to higher levels of success. However, it is advisable that you remain humble and rely on God’s guidance throughout the journey.
The Bible says that He brings down the proud, but He exalts the humble. Remember, God, desires to elevate His children so that they can make a greater impact in His kingdom. Trust in Him, seek His guidance, and remain faithful to His plans and purposes for your life.