Open Heaven Daily Devotional 28 July 2020 – While Waiting By Pastor E. A. Adeboye
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- 1 Open Heaven Daily Devotional 28 July 2020 – While Waiting By Pastor E. A. Adeboye
- 2 Open Heaven 28 July 2020 Hymn: MY FAITH LOOKS UP TO THEE
Topic: While Waiting (Open Heaven 28 July 2020)
Memory verse: For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end, it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry. Habakkuk 2:3
Bible Read: 1 SAMUEL 13:7-14 (KJV)
Bible in One Year: ISAIAH 49:1-26, ISAIAH 50:1-11, ISAIAH 51 :1-23, ISAIAH 52:1-15, ISAIAH 53:1-12
7 And some of the Hebrews went over Jordan to the land of Gad and Gilead. As for Saul, he was yet in Gilgal, and all the people followed him trembling.
8 And he tarried seven days, according to the set time that Samuel had appointed: but Samuel came not to Gilgal; and the people were scattered from him.
9 And Saul said, Bring hither a burnt offering to me, and peace offerings. And he offered the burnt offering.
10 And it came to pass, that as soon as he had made an end of offering the burnt offering, behold, Samuel came; and Saul went out to meet him, that he might salute him.
11 And Samuel said, What hast thou done? And Saul said, Because I saw that the people were scattered from me, and that thou camest not within the days appointed, and that the Philistines gathered themselves together at Michmash;
12 Therefore said I, The Philistines will come down now upon me to Gilgal, and I have not made supplication unto the Lord: I forced myself therefore, and offered a burnt offering.
13 And Samuel said to Saul, Thou hast done foolishly: thou hast not kept the commandment of the Lord thy God, which he commanded thee: for now would the Lord have established thy kingdom upon Israel for ever.
14 But now thy kingdom shall not continue: the Lord hath sought him a man after his own heart, and the Lord hath commanded him to be captain over his people, because thou hast not kept that which the Lord commanded thee.
Open Heaven 28 July 2020 Hymn: MY FAITH LOOKS UP TO THEE
1. My faith looks up to Thee,
Thou Lamb of Calvary,
Now hear me while I pray,
Take all my guilt away;
O let me from this day
Be wholly Thine.
2. May Thy rich grace impart
Strength to my fainting heart,
My zeal inspire;
As Thou hast died for me,
O may my love to Thee
Pure, warm, and changeless be,
A living fire.
3. While life’s dark maze | tread,
And griefs around me spread,
Be Thou my guide;
Bid darkness turn today,
Wipe sorrow’s tears away,
Nor let me ever stray
From Thee aside.
4. When ends life’s transient dream,
When death’s cold, sullen stream
Shall o’er me roll, Blest Saviour, then in love,
Fear and distrust remove;
O bear me safe above,
A ransomed soul.
Open Heaven 28 June 2020 Tuesday MESSAGE:
There is always something we desire, and sometimes we have to wait for a little before we get it.
A secondary school student is waiting to graduate, then gain admission to a higher institution of learning, get a job and so on and that is just within the family circle.
In career, ministry, business, there is always something we are aspiring to get.
Our attitude while waiting can seriously influence whether we will get it or not. While waiting, never stop asking.
John 16:24 says that you should ask that your joy may be full. If your joy is not yet full, don’t stop asking. I ask until my joy overflows.
In Daniel 10:12-13, Daniel had been praying for a long time and God had actually sent the answer to his prayers, but the Prince of Persia blocked the angel that was bringing the answer until Angel Michael came to his rescue.
Daniel did not stop praying all the while that he was waiting for the answer to arrive. The second thing you must do while waiting is to remain holy. Galatians 6:9 says:
“And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap if we faint not.”
Don’t go back to the world because the answer to your prayer has not yet come.
Don’t look for alternatives to get your requests granted. Stay put with God.
There was a particular sister in need of the fruit of the womb, for whom my wife and l were praying.
At some point, she became weary and consulted a herbalist who did some charms for her and she got pregnant.
That was over twenty years ago; up until now, she has not delivered the baby.
Anything gotten from the devil must have been traded for something more precious than what he appeared to have given.
I have noticed from my little walk with God that when He delays a miracle, it is because the glory that is coming with it will be great.
Elizabeth and Zechariah had to wait until six months before Jesus was to be born because their first child John, the Baptist was to be the greatest of all the prophets.
Your miracle is coming with great glory, don’t miss it by looking for alternatives to Christ.
Open Heaven 28 July 2020 Tuesday Prayer Point:
Father, give me the grace to wait patiently for my miracle, in the mighty name of Jesus.
Open Heavens Daily Devotional guide was written by Pastor E.A. Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, one of the largest evangelical church in the world and also the President of Christ the Redeemer’s Ministries. The Open Heavens devotional application is available across all mobile platforms and operating systems: iOS, Android, Blackberry, Nokia, Windows Mobile and PC.
A THOUGHT OF REASONING:
Until you are born again, God ever abiding presence will never be with you. You must be born again to enjoy continuous victory. Please say the displayed prayer below in faith:
Lord Jesus, come into my life. I accept You as my Lord and Personal Saviour. I believe in my heart You died and rose from the dead to save me. Thank You, Lord, for saving me, in Jesus name Amen.
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