OPEN HEAVEN 21 NOVEMBER 2020 SATURDAY: SEEK GOD’S DIRECTION ALWAYS

OPEN HEAVEN 21 NOVEMBER 2020 SATURDAY: SEEK GOD’S DIRECTION ALWAYS

OPEN HEAVEN 21 NOVEMBER 2020 MEMORIZE: And David inquired at the LORD, saying, Shall I pursue after this troop? shall I overtake them? And he answered him, Pursue: for thou shalt surely overtake them, and without fail recover all. 1 Samuel 30:8

OPEN HEAVEN 21 NOVEMBER 2020 BIBLE READING 2 SAMUEL 5:17-25

17. But when the Philistines heard that they had anointed David king over Israel, all the Philistines came up to seek David; and David heard of it, and went down to the hold.

18. The Philistines also came and spread themselves in the valley of Rephaim.

19. And David inquired of the LORD, saying, Shall I go up to the Philistines? wilt thou deliver them into mine hand? And the LORD said unto David, Go up; for I will doubtless deliver the Philistines into thine hand.

20. And David came to Baalperazim, and David smote them there, and said, The LORD hath broken forth upon mine enemies before me, as the breach of waters. Therefore he called the name of that place Baalperazim.

21. And there they left their images, and David and his men burned them.

22. And the Philistines came up yet again, and spread themselves in the valley of Rephaim.

23. And when David inquired of the LORD, he said, Thou shalt not go up; but fetch a compass behind them, and come upon them over against the mulberry trees.

24. And let it be, when thou hearest the sound of a going in the tops of the mulberry trees, that then thou shalt bestir thyself; for then shall the LORD go out before thee, to smite the host of the Philistines.

25. And David did so, as the LORD had commanded him; and smote the Philistines from Geba until thou come to Gazer.

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OPEN HEAVEN 21 NOVEMBER 2020 MESSAGE

Many times, there are things that make common sense to us and we just want to go ahead and do them without asking God if we should or not.

Let us learn from David, a man who we find seeking God’s face for direction a lot of times in the Bible.

In 1 Samuel 30:1-8, David had just returned from battle to find out that his people had been attacked.

All their belongings along with their wives and children had been taken by the enemy.

His soldiers who had lost everything they lived for were considering stoning him to death, but in the middle of all these, David took time to ask God if he should pursue the attackers.

In 2 Samuel 5:17-25, David asked God how he should attack the Philistines in war and God gave him a strategy that worked.

After that, he was to face them in battle again and everything looked exactly like the previous one.

David still went back to ask God what to do. You must never assume that you know what to do at any point in time. Proverbs 3:5 says

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

Still learning from David, there were also times when he failed to seek Gods guidance before taking decisions and the results were
woeful.

A classic example is the census of Israel the devil made him conduct (1 Chronicles 21:1-30) which brought God’s wrath upon the nation.

No matter how brilliant you are in your field of practice, always lean on God for what to do and what not to do.

Many people have made great mistakes that are still hurting them because they thought they were making the right move based on their professional assessments.

When you get your salary at the end of the month, do you ask God what you should use the money for?.

When you are going out in the morning, do you ask Him what route to take?.

When you are about to have a business meeting or presentation, do you ask God for the right approach?.

There is a lot to gain from always asking God for advice. If you want to win in every area of your life, ask God for what to do per time.

OPEN HEAVEN 21 NOVEMBER 2020 KEY POINT: PRAYER POINTS FOR OPEN HEAVENS 21 NOVEMBER 2020

Never assume that you know what to do; always ask God for direction.

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OPEN HEAVEN 21 NOVEMBER 2020 HYMN

WHEN WE WALK WITH THE LORD

1. When we walk with the Lord
In the light of His Word,
What a glory He sheds on our way,
While we do His good will,
He abides with us still,
And with all who will trust and obey.

CHORUS
Trust and obey,
For there’s no other way
To be happy in Jesus,
But to trust and obey.

2. Not a shadow can rise,
Not a cloud in the skies,
But His smile quickly drives it away,
Not a doubt or a fear,
Not a sigh or a tear,
Can abide while we trust and obey.

3. Not a burden we bear,
Not a sorrow we share,
But our toil He doth richly repay,
Not a grief nor a loss,
Not a frown nor a cross,
But is blest if we trust and obey.

4. But we never can prove
The delights of His love,
Until all on the altar we lay,
For the favour He shows,
And the joy He bestows,
Are for them who will trust and obey.

5. Then in fellowship sweet
We will sit at His feet,
Or we’ll walk by His side in the way,
What He says we will do,
Where He sends, we will go,
Never fear, only trust and obey.

OPEN HEAVEN 21 NOVEMBER 2020 BIBLE READING IN ONE YEAR: JAMES 1:1:27, JAMES 2:1-26, JAMES 3:1-18, JAMES 4:1-17, JAMES 5:1-20

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Tyty muteb
Tyty muteb
6 days ago

Father,please I need your guidance each and every day helps me and my family to always consult you for any decisions we make in life.Amen

Akin
Akin
6 days ago
Reply to  Tyty muteb

This is inspiring and needed key for me and my family in this times. God bless you, Sir.

Akeredolu Festus Tope
Akeredolu Festus Tope
6 days ago

Thank you, Lord God Almighty for your words this day and please, Lord God Almighty, I, my wife, my children, grandma and my entire household surrendered ourselves unto you and direct us aright always in Jesus Mighty name, amen

Victoria Larinde
Victoria Larinde
6 days ago

💖💗💓🌹♥️💟❤️❣️💝💕💞

Chuks
Chuks
6 days ago

So richly blessed by today’s devotional on lran

Victoria Larinde
Victoria Larinde
6 days ago

💞💕💝❣️❤️❤️💟♥️🌹💓💗💖

Tessy T
Tessy T
6 days ago

Thank you Father for your guidance and direction always. Grant my husband, children, family and I the grace to seek your face and wait for your direction always before we do anything. Show us mercy for those times, we didn’t seek your face and made our decisions. I commit into your hands all the decisions ahead of us, lead and direct us in Jesus name.

Peace effiong
Peace effiong
6 days ago
Reply to  Tessy T

Father please give me and my family the grace to seek your face in all that we do in Jesus name amen

Oluwayemisi
Oluwayemisi
6 days ago

Amen in Jesus name 🙏

Nancy Kuje
Nancy Kuje
6 days ago

Amen

Odebode bosede
Odebode bosede
6 days ago

Thank you God for your directives and guidance always.

Kate
Kate
6 days ago

Thank you Jesus Jesus for the gift of life.

Anonymous
Anonymous
6 days ago
Reply to  Kate

hi aunty kate

Afolake Thomas
Afolake Thomas
6 days ago

Amen IJMN. Thank you LORD !!!!!

MopelolaA Adeogun
MopelolaA Adeogun
6 days ago

Hallelujah my God is good 👍 all the time. Father thank u so much for ur mercy that always speaks on my behalf, Lord my God l need more of ur power and ur glory to seek u all the time before any move in every situations around me and my family’s in Jesus’s powerful mighty Name Amennnn ✨

Sarah Hanciles
Sarah Hanciles
6 days ago

Thank You God Almighty for Your Faithfulness and Your Direction always, ln Jesus Mighty Name! Amen!