Presumptuous People

In order to achieve the destiny that God has placed upon your life, you need clear vision, commitment, investment and unwavering faith. You must advance with absolute determination and resolve. You will fight inner thoughts of doubt and insecurity. You will face resource and timing challenges. You will confront demonic opposition and strong winds of adversity. All of these things are normal challenges for those with radical dreams and a pioneering spirit. Vision is not a single step but a coordinated series of purpose driven actions, all leading toward a determined end.

One of the most crucial elements of your destiny is rightly discerning the correct relationships and quickly identifying the wrong ones. Right alignments bring supernatural acceleration, joy and fruitfulness. A right alignment can become a spring in the desert. The opposite is true of an unhealthy alignment. To achieve great destiny you will have to say no to some presumptuous people!

Make no friendship with an angry man,

and with a furious man you will not go, lest you learn

his ways and get a snare to your soul. - Proverbs 22:24-25

Presumptuous people enter your life in an attempt to alter your course and bend your will. Webster’s online dictionary defines presumptuous as: overstepping due bounds (as of propriety or courtesy) or taking liberties. A part of the commitment that you must make to your appointed destiny is to draw clear boundaries and establish priorities.

Presumptuous people:

  • Demand what they have not earned. They expect from you what they are not entitled to and will use guilt as a means to get their way.

  • Assume they have access when it has not been granted. I often encounter people who wrongly assume that they should be granted wide open access in my life. These people ask for favors, time and investment that our relationship clearly does not dictate.

  • Fail to recognize healthy boundaries and authority. Everything that God does has honor in it. Part of that honor is proper submission and recognition of authority. In any type of leadership position there are boundaries and requirements that should be observed. God expects His children to recognize and submit to authority in every segment of society.

  • Freely prophesy with no regard for authority, culture or order. Prophetic presumption can lead to dangerous results. Healthy ministries teach and train people how to prophesy with honor for the culture of the house. Presumptuous prophetic people refuse this wisdom and often create unnecessary drama.

  • Lay hands on you without any invitation! (This one gets me!) I simply do not understand this type of behavior! I don’t want anyone and everyone laying hands on me and releasing various words. No! It is not because I am afraid that I am going to pick up a demon; there is no room, my inn is full! I am full of oil and the devil cannot live where there is Holy Ghost oil and fire. I do not want to have to waste my time breaking some type of foolishness off of me or others that came forth from a presumptuous person. If someone does not know you, and you are not speaking at the meeting, ask before you start laying hands on anyone!

  • Consider their objective more valuable than yours. They place greater emphasis on their own goals and responsibilities than yours. Presumptuous people do not respect your time or goals. Allowing these types of people access will delay your progress.

  • Often want the benefit of authentic relationship without the sacrifices and investment. True relationships require investment and long term commitment. Many times in ministry I see people who want the benefits of being a spiritual son or daughter but they refuse the long term commitment and work!

When presumptuous people try to cram their agenda down your throat, you must be bold. Respect the priorities and boundaries that heaven has established in your life. Be willing to say no to the wrong things so that you can say yes to the right things. Refuse to be manipulated into doing what you are not graced to do! If you do not set healthy goals and boundaries you will not rise in this season. Do not let the presumptuous people push you around…stand your ground.

The wicked flee when no man pursueth:

but the righteous are bold as a lion. - Prov. 18:21

Featured Posts

Recent Posts


Search By Tags

Thank you for share this blog!

One of the primary differences between a revival HUB and a traditional church mindset is the territorial mandate. Most traditional local churches are primarily focused on the growth and maintenance of their own body. A Revival HUB has a Kingdom mandate that is focused on kingdom equipping and exploits within a region.


P.O. Box 16206 Bristol, VA 24209   |   866-850-4873    |



A modern day revivalist who carries a transformational apostolic anointing, evidenced by prophetic declaration, strong Holy Spirit demonstration, miracles and healingsaround the globe and cutting edge revival-based media.


We would love to hear from you!

We would love to hear from you!


Text 2 Give
 Text "Seed" to 423 274 3799



Founder/Senior Leader of All Nations Worship Assembly, Chicago


Apostle Ryan LeStrange is a prolific Prophetic and Apostolic voice that has changed countless lives worldwide. Apostle LeStrange has the privilege of having a voice that is known, both in heaven and in hell. He is a man that not only preaches about power, breakthrough, deliverance and miracles, but he is a man that sees it manifest in his ministry every time he opens his mouth. Apostle LeStrange has already opened so many doors throughout his ministry career and has many more to open.

Apostle/Senior Leader ANWA Baltimore,

President Preparing His Bride Ministries


Ryan LeStrange is an Apostlolic forerunner that God has commissioned to impact nations by releasing the glory of God. He’s rare, yet marked with multi generational influence. This Apostle is truly turning the world upside down. Ive been personally impacted by His ministry and I honor him for how He represents the God that we serve. You will note with Ryan, that he’s consistent, loving and consistently models how to manifest the Kingdom in every aspect of life!

Founder of Elijah List


Men and women, such as Ryan and Joy LeStrange, have been trained by the Lord and fully released for THIS HOUR, and the Church most needs their leadership, wisdom and discernment. 


Norvel Hayes Ministries

I have known Ryan LeStrange for over twenty years, since he first came to attend New Life Bible College.  At that time he distinguished himself by his diligence in seeking the things of God.  We were able to observe his giftings continue to develop when after graduation he became the Administrator of our Bible College and continued to work for us in various capacities before God moved him on to plant his own ministry and follow the vision that God gave him. We have been blessed to see how God has used him to bring His Word and power around the world. He has a strong foundation in the Word of God and the power of the Holy Spirit to back it up.  He is also a man of great character and integrity who will not compromise his values for success or because of the opinion of men.


Author of "Prophetic Evangelism" & "I Am Your Sign"

We are entering into a reformation period in the church that, I believe will gloriously surpass that of 500 years ago with Martin Luther. There is a Divine shift coming to our current expression of Christianity and I'm convinced that Ryan LeStrange has been raised up as a strategic voice to prophetically speak into this radical recalibration and equip the Body of Christ to stand as a supernatural catalyst in these crucial times.

T.L. Lowery Global Foundation

T.L. LOWERY(deceased)

Dr. Ryan LeStrange is an anointed Apostle and Prophet whom God has raised up and equipped to teach that the first two ministries given in the five fold list are foundational to the Church becoming all that God wants her to be. I have been personally blessed to see the Holy Spirit impart His anointing and giftings to hundreds of ministers, both young and old.  A host of these divinely anointed ministers are functioning in full faith and fruit in this harvest, reaping souls for the Kingdom and Dr. LeStrange is one of them.

P.O. Box 16206 Bristol, VA 24209

  • Grey YouTube Icon
  • Grey Facebook Icon
  • Grey Twitter Icon
  • Grey Instagram Icon