OPEN HEAVEN 16 DECEMBER 2020 WEDNESDAY: A CITIZEN OF GOD’S KINGDOM?
OPEN HEAVEN 16 DECEMBER 2020 MEMORIZE: Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein. Mark 10:15
OPEN HEAVEN 16 DECEMBER 2020 BIBLE READING MARK 4:8-11
8. And other fell on good ground, and did yield fruit that sprang up and increased; and brought forth, some thirty, and some sixty, and some an hundred.
9. And he said unto them, He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.
10. And when he was alone, they that were about him with the twelve asked of him the parable.
11. And he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God; but unto them that are without, all these things are done in parables;
GOOD MORNING BELOVED,
TODAY’S MESSAGE IS ABOUT YOUR PLACE IN GOD’S KINGDOM. I PRAY FOR YOU, AS YOU AND YOUR HOUSEHOLD SPEND TIME AND RESOURCES IN THE KINGDOM OF GOD, OUR ALMIGHTY FATHER WILL IN RETURN MAKE HIS FACE SHINE ON YOU, IN JESUS’ NAME. SHARE THIS WITH SOMEONE, GOD BLESS YOU
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OPEN HEAVEN 16 DECEMBER 2020 MESSAGE
Being a part of the Kingdom of God is the ultimate achievement for any human being.
It is a special thing to belong to God’s Kingdom because we become exposed to His mysteries thereby.
For example, many people cannot understand or accept the mystery of the virgin birth of Jesus Christ because the eyes of their understanding have been shut.
In our memory verse today, Jesus said something very crucial about the Kingdom of God: He states that only those who are like children will inherit it.
The major characteristics of children that make them qualify for this are: love, trust and faith.
Have you seen how children automatically trust and depend on their parents?.
This simply means that until you love, believe and have faith in God like a child, you cannot be a part of the kingdom of God.
A child depends on his/her parents for instructions and guidance.
Usually, they believe and run with what their parents tell them.
Most of us still adhere to certain principles we learned from our parents growing up.
This child-like attitude to God is what qualifies us to encounter the mystery of God’s Kingdom.
Those of us who have experienced the move of God firsthand know that the mystery of the Kingdom of God is best experienced. The Bible says in (1 John 1:1):
“That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life.”
Finally, in our daily activities and pursuits, Jesus encourages us in Matthew 6:33 to seek first the kingdom of God, with the assurance that all our earthly pursuits will be given as add-ons.
There is nothing too difficult for God to do, but His priority is that you should seek His kingdom and righteousness which can only be obtained through Christ Jesus.
OPEN HEAVEN 16 DECEMBER 2020 KEY POINT
Let God’s priority be your priority and watch your life turn around for good.
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OPEN HEAVEN 16 DECEMBER 2020 HYMN
TAKE MY LIFE, AND LET IT BE
1. Take my life and let it be
Consecrated, Lord, to Thee;
Take my moments and my days,
Let them flow in ceaseless praise.
2. Take my hands and let them move
At the impulse of Thy love;
Take my feet and let them be
Swift and beautiful for Thee.
3. Take my voice and let me sing
Always, only for my King;
Take my lips and let them be
Filled with messages from Thee.
4. Take my silver and my gold
Not a mite would I withhold;
Take my intellect and use
Every power as Thou shalt choose.
5. Take my will and make it
Thine It shall be no longer mine;
Take my heart, it is Thine own
It shall be Thy royal throne.
6. Take my love, my Lord, I pour
At Thy feet its treasure store.
Take myself and I will be
Ever, only, all for Thee.
OPEN HEAVEN 16 DECEMBER 2020 BIBLE READING IN ONE YEAR: PHILIPPIANS 1:1-30, PHILIPPIANS 2:1-30, PHILIPPIANS 3:1-21, PHILIPPIANS 4:1-23