Open Heavens 15 January 2022 – Open Heavens For Today

 Open Heaven 15 January 2022 Saturday Daily Devotional By Pastor E. A. Adeboye – The God Of Wonders

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TOPIC: The God Of Wonders


MEMORISE: Thus saith the Lord, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where is the house that ye build unto me? and where is the place of my rest? – Isaiah 66:1


READ: John 1:1-3,14 (KJV)


1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.


2 The same was in the beginning with God.


3 All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.


14 And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.


BIBLE IN ONE YEAR: Genesis 43-45


MESSAGE:


The word ‘wonder could be rightly considered as an apt description of God. Our God is full of wonders. At creation we saw how God brought order out of a chaotic situation. The Bible says:


“And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, Let there be light and there was light.” – Genesis 1:2-3.



 

The above Scripture gives assurance of peace to anyone who would come to God through Jesus Christ our Lord. In our memory verse today, we read that God is so magnificent that the entire heaven is His throne while, as large as the earth is, it is merely His footstool. This is to tell us that no matter how big our challenges are, God is bigger than them all, as a songwriter affirms.


Another area of the wonders of God is found in our Bible text of today. God is an eternal Personality playing different roles. He is the Word with God and at the same time He is God. In a nutshell, God is the Word and the Word is God. The implication of this reality is that whoever trivializes the Word of God trivializes God Himself. Jesus Christ said, “It is the spirit that quickeneth; he flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life” John 6:63). Moreover, because the Word is powerful, if we abide in him, our lives would be transformed and we would be Victorious. The Centurion in Matthew 8:5-13 understood this and took advantage of his knowledge of this truth when he requested that Jesus Christ should merely speak the Word to his servant’s situation for healing.


“The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof: but speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed.” – Matthew 8:8.


The God of wonders is alive to deal with your situation and give you pleasant wonders as we journey through year 2022. Go ahead and praise the God of wonders right now.


PRAYER POINT:


Father, please perform Your wonders in my life today, in Jesus’ name.


HYMN 16: O God Our Help In Ages Past


1 O God, our help in ages past,

our hope for years to come,

our shelter from the stormy blast,

and our eternal home:


2 Under the shadow of your throne

your saints have dwelt secure;

sufficient is your arm alone,

and our defense is sure.

 Before the hills in order stood,

or earth received its frame,

from everlasting you are God,

to endless years the same.


4 A thousand ages in your sight

are like an evening gone,

short as the watch that ends the night

before the rising sun.


5 Time, like an ever-rolling stream,

soon bears us all away;

we fly forgotten, as a dream

dies at the op’ning day.


6 O God, our help in ages past,

our hope for years to come,

still be our guard while troubles last,

and our eternal home!


Open Heavens 2022 Daily Devotional guide was written by Pastor E.A. Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, one of the largest evangelical church in the world and also the President of Christ the Redeemer’s Ministries. The Open Heavens devotional application is available across all mobile platforms and operating systems: iOS, Android, Blackberry, Nokia, Windows Mobile and PC.

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