OPEN HEAVEN 12 APRIL 2022 TUESDAY

OPEN HEAVEN 12 APRIL 2022 TUESDAY: IDLENESS DESTROYS

OPEN HEAVEN 12 APRIL 2022 MEMORIZE: The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat. Proverbs 13:4

OPEN HEAVEN 12 APRIL 2022 BIBLE READING 2 THESSALONIANS 3:11-12

11, For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies.

12. Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

 

Beloved, you’re welcome to a new day. Thank you for joining us in today’s Open Heavens Devotional.

Do you know that being idle is very dangerous? It leads you to all sorts of evil: sin, poverty, and more. Are you doing all that God created you to do, or are you settled for the barest minimum?

If God were to compare what you have achieved so far with what he created you to achieve, what would be your score?

Today’s devotional draws our attention to these matters. May the eyes of your understanding be enlightened as you read to apply to your life in Jesus name.

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Today’s Powerful Confession: I confess today I do the works of he that sent me everyday. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Therefore, I take great mountains and bring them down to the obedience of Christ. I do not waste time with idle people, sinners, and gossips. I spend time with God and I do all He wants me to do in Jesus name. Amen. Hallelujah!

Powerful Declarations: Powerful Declarations For Today 12 April 2022

Today’s Prayer Points: Prayer Points For Open Heavens 12 April 2022

Teens Devotional: Open Heavens For Teens 12 April 2022

Yesterday’s devotional: Open Heaven 11 April 2022

Tomorrow’s devotional: Open Heaven 13 April 2022

 

 

OPEN HEAVEN 12 APRIL 2022 MESSAGE

We see clearly in Ezekiel 16:49 that one of the major problems that led to the destruction of Sodom is idleness. Idleness also caused David great sorrow. At a time when kings went to war, he stayed at home and this led to him committing adultery and murder.

These sins invoked Gods anger and a curse was placed upon him and his lineage (2 Samuel 11:1-27). Solomon also fell into the trap of idleness, which caused his heart to be turned away from God. After he had built the temple of God and a new palace, he had nothing else to do.

There were no wars to fight, no territories to conquer, and so he relaxed. He started marrying women he had no business with until he ended up with 700 wives and 300 concubines.

In his relaxed state, his wives began to turn him away from the Most High God, and before he knew it, he was already building temples for and sacrificing to strange gods. Solomon started with so much respect and honour for God that he gave the largest sacrifice in the Bible to the Lord.

This was a man who God appeared to twice, but idleness brought him to the point where he began to serve other gods. He displeased God greatly, and this led to him losing part of his fathers heritage (1 Kings 11:1-11). Jesus Christ said His father works and likewise Himself (John 5:17).

Who then do you want to emulate by being idle? Imagine if, in your house, everyone – including the father of the house helps out with chores, yet one of the children never works but loafs around the house every day. That child would be very annoying to the parents and his or her siblings.

Beloved, there are many souls to be saved out there (Matthew 9:37); are you working to reach them quickly? When you consider the story of the rich fool in Luke 12:16-20, you may think, What did this man do wrong? Is it wrong to work so hard and gather a large harvest? Why did God kill him? God took his life because he had decided that since he now had a large harvest, he was going to become idle.

Idle people are very dangerous to the Kingdom of God and the society. No matter how much you have achieved, still strive for more. There is a lot of work to be done in the Kingdom of God. Serve Him now that you have the privilege to do so (John 9:4).

 

OPEN HEAVEN 12 APRIL 2022 KEY POINT: Prayer Points For Open Heavens 12 April 2022

A good child of God will be busy doing His work.

Thank you for reading today’s devotional Beloved.

Make the decision to be a contributor to the advancement of God’s Kingdom in one way or another. Live your life daily mindful of the purposes and plan of God.

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FROM THE TEAM: Thank you for reading today’s OPEN HEAVEN 12 APRIL 2022, written by Pastor E. A. Adeboye. Kindly share with someone on Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, and other social media platforms using the social buttons at the beginning or scroll to the end of this post. Have a good day! #RemainRapturable

 

OPEN HEAVEN 12 APRIL 2022 HYMN

ONWARD CHRISTIAN SOLDIERS

1. Onward, Christian soldiers,
marching as to war,
Looking unto Jesus
Who is gone before;
Christ, the Royal Master,
Leads against the foe;
Forward into battle,
See his banner go.

CHORUS
Onward, Christian soldiers,
marching as to war,
Looking unto Jesus
Who is gone before.

2. At the name of Jesus,
Satan’s host doth flee;
On then, Christian
soldiers, on to victory!
Hell’s foundations quiver
at the shout of praise;
Brothers, lift your voices,
loud your anthems raise!

3. Like a mighty army
moves the church of God;
Brothers, we are treading
where the saints have trod;
We are not divided;
all one body we,
One in hope and
doctrine, one in charity.

4. Crowns and thrones may perish,
Kingdoms rise and wane;
But the Church of Jesus
Constant will remain:
Gates of hell can never
‘Gainst that Church prevail;
We have Christ’s own promise-
And that cannot fail.

5. Onward, then, ye people,
join our happy throng,
Blend with ours your
voices in the triumph song;
Glory, praise, and
honour, unto Christ the King;
This through countless ages,
Men and angels sing.

 

OPEN HEAVEN 12 APRIL 2022 BIBLE READING IN ONE YEAR: 1 KINGS 8:1-66, 1 KINGS 9:1-28

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Deborah
Deborah
1 month ago

Lord God There is a lot of work to be done in your Kingdom. Please guide me in this privilege to serve you. I yearn to be busy in doing your work so that I may bring others into your Kingdom. I pray this in Jesus mighty name. Amen.

Bro Tom
Bro Tom
1 month ago
Reply to  Deborah

Amen and Amen by fire 🔥

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 month ago
Reply to  Deborah

Amen

Moses Odoma
Moses Odoma
1 month ago

Thank you Lord

Taiwo lnaolaji
Taiwo lnaolaji
1 month ago

Oh lord help me not to be ldle. Help me to keep on working for you and you alone in Jesus name

AkeredoluFestus Tope
AkeredoluFestus Tope
1 month ago

Thank you, Lord God Almighty for your words this day and please, Lord God Almighty give me, my wife, my children, Grandma and my entire household the grace and enablement to be useful for the kingdom of God Almighty in Jesus Mighty name, amen

Grace Daudu
Grace Daudu
1 month ago

Grace not to idle, father give it unto me in Jesus name

Bolanle
Bolanle
1 month ago

I receive an extra measure of grace to be up and doing in the kingdom business. So help me God. Amen.

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 month ago

Dear Lord, please help me not to be idle. Grant me the grace to do according to your will in Jesus name, amen and amen 🙏

Rowland Amadi
Rowland Amadi
1 month ago

O Lord I refuse to be idle, help me to do your work at all times in Jesus name 🙏

Tessy T
Tessy T
1 month ago

Father, grant me the grace to do your work and fulfill purpose and destiny, help me to finish strong and well in Jesus name.

Oloche Odihi
Oloche Odihi
1 month ago

Idleness is a silent killer. It leads a man to poverty and an early grave.

Tyty muteb
Tyty muteb
1 month ago

Thank you !Daddy this message is deep.

Jocelyn
Jocelyn
1 month ago

God bless you sir

Olaoye oladimeji
Olaoye oladimeji
1 month ago

God don’t let me be idless in Jesus name Amen

P'Joyce
P'Joyce
1 month ago

Plead for your grace to lead us on me and my household

Bernadette Showole
Bernadette Showole
1 month ago

Amen

Mopelola Adeogun,
Mopelola Adeogun,
1 month ago

Thank for today , Lord help to do your work diligently and strength to keep winning soul and move forward in very important situations in my life and my seeds in Jesus’s most powerful name ,Amennnn .
Lord give me grace to do your work. Amennnn and Amennnn.

Doris
Doris
1 month ago

Father Thank You for Your words this day, Please Lord destroy every power behind idleness in my life, my daughter’s life , my entire family In Jesus Mighty Name, help us to be busy with the work of the kingdom of God In Jesus Most Powerful Name Amen 🙏

AFOLAKE.
AFOLAKE.
1 month ago

AMEN 🙏🏽 IJMN.

Omotayo
Omotayo
1 month ago

Father, please help me to do your work in Jesus mighty name…AMEN AMEN AMEN

Ebangha Okafor
Ebangha Okafor
1 month ago

Father keep away from idling around, pardon me if I had endulge gossip in any form. Forgive me Lord and keep me busy in my job. Amen.