​OPEN HEAVENS DAILY DEVOTIONAL.SATURDAY  JULY 9 2016.THEME : THE MIGHTY DEEDS OF GOD.


OPEN HEAVENS DAILY DEVOTIONAL.

SATURDAY  JULY 9 2016.

THEME : THE MIGHTY DEEDS OF GOD.
MEMORISE : The LORD is a man of war: the LORD is his name. EXODUS  15 : 3.
READ  : EXODUS  15 : 1 – 6 :

1 Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the Lord , and spake, saying, I will sing unto the Lord , for he hath triumphed gloriously: the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea.
2 The Lord  is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, and I will prepare him an habitation; my father’s God, and I will exalt him.
3 The Lord  is a man of war: the Lord  is his name.
4 Pharaoh’s chariots and his host hath he cast into the sea: his chosen captains also are drowned in the Red sea.
5 The depths have covered them: they sank into the bottom as a stone.
6 Thy right hand, O Lord , is become glorious in power: thy right hand, O Lord , hath dashed in pieces the enemy.
#MESSAGE : 

One attribute of the Almighty God that children of God cannot afford to be ignorant of is that He is the Greatest Warrior. The Children of Israel experienced the mighty deeds of God and they spontaneously composed a song as we read in our text for today :
“The Lord  is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, and I will prepare him an habitation; my father’s God, and I will exalt him.The Lord  is a man of war: the Lord  is his name. Pharaoh’s chariots and his host hath he cast into the sea: his chosen captains also are drowned in the Red sea.” Exodus 15 : 2 – 4.
When children of God fail to recognise the fact that their Father in Heaven in a Man of war, the tendency is that they cringe and bow to worship their enemies in fear. This in turn will bring the judgment of God upon their lives because God says in Exodus 20 : 3 that we must have no other god before Him. This is why Jesus Christ came to deliver those who, for the fear of death, have subjected themselves to everlasting bondage ; 
“Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil; And deliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage.” Hebrews 2 : 14 – 15.
I have seen the mighty deeds of God in my life and I have come to the conclusion that there is no god as mighty as my Daddy in Heaven, the Lord of hosts. One day I was travelling with my driver and we got to the  middle of a narrow bridge that could take only one vehicle at a time before we discovered that a truck was coming from the opposite direction on the same bridge. It was the mighty deed of God that made the bridge “elastic” for my car and the truck to pass without colliding with each other. I pray for someone using this devotional; the mighty deeds of God will produce your desired miracle today in Jesus’ name. For you to experience the mighty deeds of God, you must be one of His own. The Israelites experienced the mighty deeds of God because they belonged to Him. To experience the mighty deeds of God, you need to be born-again. The Israelites were covenant people and so God kept His covenant of great deliverance with them such that the enemies that pursued them to the Red Sea  were never seen again. The mighty deeds of God will become a daily occurrence in your life if you can identify with the covenant which Jesus made with His blood at Calvary. May the Almighty God cause great deliverance to an oppressed user of this devotional today in Jesus name. 
BIBLE IN ONE YEAR : ROMANS 7 : 7 – 9 : 29 AND  PSALMS  5.
#AUTHOR : Pst E. A ADEBOYE.  
#HYMN 7: HOLY HOLY HOLY, LORD GOD ALMIGHTY

1. Holy, holy, holy! Lord God Almighty!

Early in the morning our song shall rise to thee;

Holy, holy, holy! merciful and mighty,

God in three persons, blessed Trinity!
2. Holy, holy, holy! All the saints adore thee,

Casting down their golden crowns around the glassy sea;

Cherubim and seraphim falling down before thee,

Who wert and art and evermore shalt be.
3. Holy, holy, holy! Though the darkness hide thee,

Though the eye made blind by sin thy glory may not see,

Only thou art holy; there is none beside thee,

Perfect in power, in love, and purity.
4. Holy, holy, holy! Lord God Almighty!

All thy works shall praise thy name, in earth and sky and sea;

Holy, holy, holy! merciful and mighty,

God in three persons, blessed Trinity!

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