OPEN HEAVEN 20 AUGUST 2022 SATURDAY

OPEN HEAVEN 20 AUGUST 2022 SATURDAY: LETTER TO THE LAODICEAN CHURCH I

OPEN HEAVEN 20 AUGUST 2022 MEMORIZE: And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me. Luke 9.23

OPEN HEAVEN 20 AUGUST 2022 BIBLE READING REVELATION 3:14-18

14. And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;

15. I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot.

16. So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth.

17, Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:

18. I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see,

LUKE 9:23-24

23. And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

24. For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.

 

Happy weekend 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 LETTER TO THE LAODICEAN CHURCH 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 not a lukewarm Christian. My life is always characterized by fervency and passion for God. I am never caught off guard or waxing cold in Jesus’ name, Amen. Hallelujah!

Powerful Declarations: Powerful Declarations For Today 20 August 2022

Today’s Prayer Points: Prayer Points For Open Heavens 20 August 2022

Teens Devotional: Open Heavens For Teens 20 August 2022

Yesterday’s devotional: Open Heaven 19 August 2022

Tomorrow’s devotional: Open Heaven 21 August 2022

Read: 5 Ways To Prepare For The Second Coming Of Christ

 

OPEN HEAVEN 20 AUGUST 2022 MESSAGE

The Laodiceans were very rich people, but they were lukewarm. Jesus said He would spew them out of His mouth because they said that they were rich and thus had need of nothing. Jesus told these people that they were poor and to be rich, they needed to come and buy gold tried in the fire from Him.

To be clothed, they needed to buy white raiment from Him too. This reminds us of what we learnt when we discussed the Letter to the Smyrnan Church earlier this month (10th and 11th of August). Jesus didn’t say they should come and get from Him the gold tried in fire or the white raiment; He said they should come and buy it. In other words, they would have to give up something in order to get it.

This is where the problem is with lukewarm Christians. They want convenient Christianity and that does not exist. They want to come to Church when they like and do only what is convenient for them in the word of God. If you are not giving something up to stand firm in the faith, you are a lukewarm Christian.

If you discover that for some time now, the Lord has not taken anything from you that was difficult to give up – whether it is material or in your character, you are a lukewarm Christian. You don’t get the white raiment or the gold tried in fire without giving something up. You don’t become spiritually rich without giving up something in the physical.

If you don’t tell anyone about Jesus, or you indulge in the lust of the eyes or pay people to do the work of God because you can no longer work for Him with your own hands as that will be beneath your social class, you are a lukewarm Christian.

If you are finding it difficult to let go of a particular thing or pick up something new so as to gain spiritual riches, you had better change your ways now because the Lord says He will spew you out of His mouth.

God has spewed some people out of His mouth but they don’t know it. They think they are still in Christ, but they are long gone. I hope that todays message can help shed some light on whether you have become lukewarm or not. I really do pray that the Almighty God shows you the areas where you may need to reignite the fire, in Jesus name.

OPEN HEAVEN 20 AUGUST 2022 KEY POINT: Prayer Points For Open Heavens 20 August 2022

Father, any area where my fire has become lukewarm, please show me and help me to become hot for You again, in Jesus name.

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OPEN HEAVEN 20 AUGUST 2022 HYMN

DEEPER, DEEPER IN THE LOVE OF JESUS

1. Deeper, deeper in the love of Jesus
Daily let me go;
Higher, higher in the school of wisdom,
More of grace to know.

CHORUS
O deeper yet I pray,
And higher evry day,
And wiser, blessed, Lord,
In Thy precious, holy Word.

2. Deeper, deeper! blessed Holy Spirit,
Take me deeper still,
Till my life is wholly lost in Jesus,
And His perfect will.

3. Deeper, deeper! tho it cost hard trials,
Deeper let me go!
Rooted in the holy love of Jesus,
Let me fruitful grow.

4. Deeper, higher, evry day in Jesus,
Till all conflict past,
Finds me conquror, and in His own image
Perfected at last.

OPEN HEAVEN 20 AUGUST 2022 BIBLE READING IN ONE YEAR: ISAIAH 55:1-13, ISAIAH 56:1-12, ISAIAH 57:1-21, ISAIAH 58:1-14, ISAIAH 59:1-21

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i Janet Arike Adekemi
i Janet Arike Adekemi
5 months ago

Thank you Lord let me be hot for you Idont want to be lukewarm dont pure me out your mouth Thank you M y Father for answered my prayers Hallelujah somebody

Abraham G. Adekunle
Abraham G. Adekunle
5 months ago

Amen

Owie Ruth
Owie Ruth
5 months ago

Dear lord to thank you for word today please help me to live b your standardan help me to correct every character that is not pleasing I you.Plaesr lord do not spew me out in Jesus mighty name Amen.

Aizenosa
Aizenosa
5 months ago

Amen

Olaoye oladimeji
Olaoye oladimeji
5 months ago

Almighty God any where my light has be cool pls let it start to hot again in Jesus name 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 burning for the Lord God Almighty like fire in Jesus Mighty name, amen.

Oluwayemisi Ifeoluwakintan
Oluwayemisi Ifeoluwakintan
5 months ago

God where ever I have been lukewarm,let me be hot back in u

Emmanuella Eigbiremonlen
Emmanuella Eigbiremonlen
5 months ago

Thank you for the message in Jesus name amen

Nancy Agbi Kuje
Nancy Agbi Kuje
5 months ago

Amen

Tyty muteb
Tyty muteb
5 months ago

Amen!!!

Love
Love
5 months ago

Amen 🙏 THANK YOU LORD JESUS

Doris
Doris
5 months ago

Father Thank You for Your words this day, please Lord keep me burning for You don’t let me grow cold In Jesus Most Powerful Name Amen 🙏

Folake Boladale
Folake Boladale
5 months ago

Amen and Amen!
Thank you Jesus!!!

Grace Dahunsi
Grace Dahunsi
5 months ago

God help to stay firm to your words.

Patience O
Patience O
5 months ago

Father, take me deeper in you in Jesus mighty name Amen 🙏

Blessing Nkiru Emegha
Blessing Nkiru Emegha
5 months ago

AMEN

Deborah
Deborah
5 months ago

Lord God may your power always be with me. I know you are working things for my good, so please give me patience and that I never lose hope! Help me to wait on my blessings with joyful expectation. Thank you, in Jesus mighty name Amen.

Tayo
Tayo
5 months ago

Father, any area where my fire has become lukewarm, please show me and help me to become hot for You again, in Jesus name, Amen.

Efeke Samuel Abel
Efeke Samuel Abel
5 months ago

Jesus please revive me

AFOLAKE .
AFOLAKE .
5 months ago

AMEN 🙏 JESUS MATCHLESS NAME 🙏

Adetunmibi Oladipo
Adetunmibi Oladipo
5 months ago

Lord Jesus help me to be fire for you in all my days

Aizenosa
Aizenosa
5 months ago

Amen