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Open Heaven | 17 September 2021 | RCCG Devotional & Prayer Points

Open Heaven | 17 September 2021 | RCCG Devotional & Prayer Points

Open Heaven | 17 September 2021 | RCCG Devotional & Prayer Points

Open Heaven | 17 September 2021 | RCCG Devotional & Prayer Points

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Open Heaven 17th September 2021 RCCG Devotional Message; Written By Pastor E.A. Adeboye With Prayer Points

RCCG OPEN HEAVEN SEPTEMBER 17TH, 2021 –

TOPIC: Holy Spirit: The Engine Room For Missions

READ: 1 Corinthians 12:4-11

  1. Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit.
  2. And there are differences of administrations, but the same Lord.
  3. And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh all in all.
  4. But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal.

    Open Heaven | 17 September 2021 | RCCG Devotional

  5. For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;
  6. |To another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit;
  7. and To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; and to another discerning of spirits; and to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues:
  8. But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will.

MEMORISE: But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost comes upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth. Acts 1:8

MESSAGE

Towards the end of His earthly ministry, our Lord Jesus Christ gave us an assignment, commonly called the Great Commission: to preach the gospel to every creature.
He, however, mentioned a requirement we would need before going out to witness to the whole world about Him the power of the Holy Spirit (Acts 1:8 ).
Embarking on the work of missions without the power of the Holy Spirit is suicidal. This is the reason we have casualties among modern-day missionaries because some of them are not spiritually equipped. While they have the zeal, many lack the spiritual empowerment for the work at this present time, just like Uzzah when the Ark of the Covenant was being moved.

“And when they came to Nachons threshing-floor, Uzzah put forth his hand to the ark of God, and took hold of it; for the oxen shook it. And the anger of the Lord was kindled against Uzzah; and God smote him there… for his error; and there he died by the ark of God.”

Open Heaven | 17 September 2021 | RCCG Devotional

“2 Samuel 6:6-7.”

Presumptuous sin killed Uzzah. This is the reason David prayed that God should deliver him from presumptuous sins:

“Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous sins…”

“Psalm 19:13”

We need to be endued in the Holy Spirit before we can be effective missionaries. While the missionary mandate must be kept by genuine children of God, we must be sure to receive the power of the Holy Ghost before we start. We must therefore be baptised in the Holy Spirit. I pray that as many as are thirsty for the baptism of the Holy Spirit shall be satisfied with it today, in Jesus name. Going by the gift which the Holy Spirit offers us in the text of today, we can see the reason every missionary and soul-winner must be possessed by the Holy Spirit.

Open Heaven | 17 September 2021 | RCCG Devotional

For example, the word of wisdom is necessary for effective evangelism. A preacher without the Holy Spirit is a mere orator. A missionary needs the gifts of prophecy and the discerning of spirits as a weapon against the deceit of the devil. Of course, without speaking and praying in tongues, a missionary prayer life would be in shambles. I pray that every soul-winner using this devotional today will be adequately equipped by the Holy Spirit for exploits, in Jesus name.

Key Point
God is willing to baptise you with the Holy Spirit. Ensure you rid yourself of all impurities that may hinder Him from coming into your life today.

Bible in One Year
Luke 21:1-38 , Luke 22:1-71

HYMNS

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.

    Open Heaven | 17 September 2021 | RCCG Devotional

  3. Holy, holy, holy!
    Though the darkness hide thee,
    Though the eye of sinful man
    thy glory may not see,
    Only thou art holy;
    there is none beside thee
    Perfect in pow’r, 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!

Open Heavens 17th September 2021Daily Devotional guide was written by Pastor E.A. Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, one of the largest evangelical churches 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.

Prayer Points For 17th September 2021 Open Heaven Today

 

1.Thank You, Father, for the salvation of my soul and for Your mandate to preach Your gospel to all creatures.

2.Father, in anyway I have fallen short of your glory, please, have mercy and forgive me, in Jesus name.

3.Father, renew my zeal, set me on fire for You, and keep me back from presumptuous sins, in Jesus name.

4.Father, paralyse all the enemies of the gospel in my life, ministry, family, neighborhood and nation, in Jesus name.

5.Father, please, release upon my life, (afresh) the power of the Holy Spirit, that I may be an effective witness for You, in Jesus name.

Open Heaven | 17 September 2021 | RCCG Devotional

6.Father, fill me to the brim with Your Holy Spirit, and let all the activities of the flesh in my life be completely subdued, in Jesus name.

7.Father, baptise me with Your Holy Ghost and with Your power, and release upon me the gifts of the Holy Spirit, in Jesus name.

8.Father, make me Your witness in season and out of season; in Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and unto the uttermost parts of the earth, in Jesus name.

9.Father, please, endow me with all the gifts of the Holy Spirit, viz, the word of wisdom, the word of knowledge, faith, the gift of healing, working of miracles, prophecy, discernment of spirits, divers kinds of tongues and interpretation of tongues; that I may do exploits for You, in Jesus name.

Open Heaven | 17 September 2021 | RCCG Devotional

10.Father, bless your son, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, renew his strength, and rekindle the fire of Your revival in his life and ministry, in Jesus name.

11.Father, bless Your son that You have been using to prepare these prayer points, beyond measures, and all those who have been rebroadcasting them, in Jesus name.

12.Father, let every challenge, hindrance and obstacle of getting these prayer points across to Your children, timely, and on daily basis be removed, in Jesus name.

13.Your Personal petitions. (Philippians 4:6)

14.In Jesus name I pray. (John 14:13-14; 15:16)

15.Thank you Father for answered prayers. (1 Thessalonians 5:18).

Special Note:

These prayer points are not written by Pastor E. A. Adeboye, but by one of his numerous disciples, for Christ, who was inspired and mandated by the Holy Spirit, about 5years ago, (effective January 1st, 2015), to start writing these prayer points, based on the Open Heavens Daily Devotional, authored by Pastor E. A. Adeboye.

ARE YOU BORN AGAIN? IF NO, ACCEPT JESUS NOW

Accept Jesus Christ today and secure a life of eternal rest and Glory …

Say this 1 Minute Prayer 

Lord Jesus, I believe you died for my sins, Forgive me of all my iniquities. I accept you as my Lord and Saviour from today and forevermore. Come and Be the Lord of my life and I am willing to obey your command and live according to your will as you help me, Thank you for accepting me into your fold. AMEN

JOHN 3: 3 Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

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