OPEN HEAVEN 16 AUGUST 2022 TUESDAY

OPEN HEAVEN 16 AUGUST 2022 TUESDAY: LETTER TO THE SARDIS CHURCH I

OPEN HEAVEN 16 AUGUST 2022 MEMORIZE: And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed. Romans 13:11

OPEN HEAVEN 16 AUGUST 2022 BIBLE READING REVELATION 3:1-3

1. And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.

2. Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found thy works perfect before God.

3. Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee.

 

Good morning Beloved, We’re happy that you stopped by for today’s devotional. Thank you for joining us.

Today, we shall be taking a look at the letter that Jesus Christ wrote to the SARDIS CHURCH part I and taking lessons from it. May the Holy Spirit open our eyes in the name of Jesus.

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Today’s Powerful Confession: I confess today I am sober and vigilant. I am not ignorant of the devil’s devices rather, I am wise and discerning, gentle as a dove and wise as a serpent. Satan will not deceive and overpower me. I have wisdom in Christ and I am victorious in Jesus’ name, Amen. Hallelujah!

Powerful Declarations: Powerful Declarations For Today 16 August 2022

Today’s Prayer Points: Prayer Points For Open Heavens 16 August 2022

Teens Devotional: Open Heavens For Teens 16 August 2022

Yesterday’s devotional: Open Heaven 15 August 2022

Tomorrow’s devotional: Open Heaven 17 August 2022

Read: 7 Things To Stay Away From In Church

 

OPEN HEAVEN 16 AUGUST 2022 MESSAGE

Historical records have it that the city of Sardis was besieged and overpowered by various nations at different times, primarily because the inhabitants were not as watchful as they should have been. This same carelessness that was prevalent in the city had entered the Church.

Except for a few people in the Church in Sardis who had not soiled their garments, there was no good thing for Jesus to say about them. Jesus said they should be watchful and strengthen the things that were remaining and about to die (Revelation 3:1-3).

These people were slack in upholding their faith. You cannot be a true Christian if you are not disciplined. Any Christian who is lazy about their faith will soil their garment. John 5:17 says: “But Jesus answered them, My Father worketh hitherto, and I work.”

Some Christians are so lazy that they offer Pastors money to pray and fast for them. God will not accept such fasting and prayer. If you cannot fast and pray by yourself, you don’t read your Bible, you don’t attend fellowships, you don’t work in the vineyard of God, you don’t evangelise, then you are dying spiritually.

It is only a matter of time before sin creeps in and you find yourself back in the world. If you want to stand firm in Christ until the end, you must be watchful! “Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall.” 1 Corinthians 10:12 What are the things that you must watch out for as a Christian?

You must watch against the wiles of the devil (Ephesians 6:11). You must watch against temptations (Matthew 26:41). You must watch out against false teaching by reading your Bible yourself (Acts 20:29-30). You must watch out against sub-standard or lazy service to God because He will judge your service (Revelation 3:2).

Lastly, you must watch out for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ because no one knows the date or the time that He will come (Matthew 24:42-43).

OPEN HEAVEN 16 AUGUST 2022 KEY POINT: Prayer Points For Open Heavens 16 August 2022

Christians must be disciplined and watchful.

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OPEN HEAVEN 16 AUGUST 2022 HYMN

HOLD THE FORT

1. Ho, my comrades, see the signal
Waving in the sky!
Reinforcements now appearing
Victory is nigh.

CHORUS
“Hold the fort, for I am coming,”
Jesus signals still;
Wave the answer back to Heaven,
“By Thy grace we will.

2. See the mighty host advancing
Satan leading on;
Mighty ones around us falling
Courage almost gone!

3. See the glorious banner waving!
Hear the trumpet blow!
In our Leader’s Name we triumph
Over every foe.

4. Fierce and long the battle rages
But our help is near;
Onward comes our great Commander
Cheer, my comrades, cheer!

OPEN HEAVEN 16 AUGUST 2022 BIBLE READING IN ONE YEAR: ISAIAH 37:1-38, ISAIAH 38:1-22, ISAIAH 39:1-8, ISAIAH 40:1-31

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Thank You Lord forPatricia
Thank You Lord forPatricia
5 months ago

Help us Lord to be mindful of ourselves and remain focus on your words in Jesus Marvelous Name 🙏

Abraham G. Adekunle
Abraham G. Adekunle
5 months ago

Amen

Akeredolu Festus Tope
Akeredolu Festus Tope
5 months ago

Thank you, Lord God Almighty for your words this day and please, Lord God Almighty help me, my wife, my children, Grandma and my entire household to be disciplined and watchful true followers of Christ Jesus in Jesus Mighty name, amen.

Oluwayemisi
Oluwayemisi
5 months ago

Great message, Dear Lord, please help me to do your will at all times in Jesus name, amen and amen 🙏

Olabisi Yusuf
Olabisi Yusuf
5 months ago

Thank You Lord for your words

Oluwafemi oluwafunke
Oluwafemi oluwafunke
5 months ago

May the Lord help us to be watchful, at these times

Peace Lyams
Peace Lyams
5 months ago

Today’s devotional is wonderful

Olaoye oladimeji
Olaoye oladimeji
5 months ago

Oh Lord let me be used full for you all that days of my life in Jesus name Amen

Ige Adeolu
Ige Adeolu
5 months ago

Unknown Ghost
Romance

Nancy Agbi Kuje
Nancy Agbi Kuje
5 months ago

Amen

Tyty muteb
Tyty muteb
5 months ago

Amen,thank you Jesus.

Anonymous
Anonymous
5 months ago

Thanks for the devotion, God bless Pastor EA Adeboye and the entire team

i Janet Arike Adekemi
i Janet Arike Adekemi
5 months ago

Father please make me Ajarl for you i dont want to be lazy in your work help me and my household and all believers in the world IJN Amen Shout Hallelu jah Amen

Love
Love
5 months ago

Thank you lord Jesus

Bernadette Showole
Bernadette Showole
5 months ago

Amen Amen Amen

Matthias
Matthias
5 months ago

Hi 👋🏽 my name is Matthias I loved 🥰 the devotional for today it was so nice 👌 and it’s been really hard for you to do all of that work and keep it up 👍🏿.

AFOLAKE.
AFOLAKE.
5 months ago

AMEN 🙏🏽 IN JESUS MATCHLESS NAME.

Doris
Doris
5 months ago

Father Thank You for Your words this day, Please Lord help me and my family to be watchful and prayerful as we await Your coming, I pray that none of us will be found wanting at Your coming In Jesus Most Powerful Name Amen 🙏

Deborah
Deborah
5 months ago

Father God help me to be watchful against the wiles of the devil, against all temptations and against false teachings. Help me to stand firm in Christ to the end. In Jesus mighty name. Amen!