MFM Mountain Top Life Daily Devotional 11 December 2019 By Dr. D.K Olukoya – Jesus, Friend Of Sinners (I)
TOPIC: Jesus, Friend Of Sinners (I) (Mountain Of Fire and Miracle Ministries, MFM Daily Devotional 11 December 2019)
BIBLE IN ONE YEAR: Hosea 5-8; Revelation 2
FIRE SCRIPTURE: Luke 7:36-50
MEMORY VERSE: “But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.” – Romans 5:8
Jesus is our best role model. Christlikeness should be our focus. Jesus was sinners’ friend. Are you? Many of us relate with sinners the wrong way. We do not understand the ministry of reconciliation neither do we engage in this all-important ministry that Jesus committed to our hands when He was departing this world. Jesus loved sinners and befriended them. He did not love their sins nor befriend their sins. His unconditional love for sinners was to enable Him save their souls and win them for the Father. Let us examine how Jesus related with sinners and take a cue from our Royal Master.
Jesus was an epitome of unconditional love. He loved the loveless and gave His all to save sinners. Apostle Paul, appreciating the finished work of Jesus and the salvation of his own soul said, “This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief” (1 Timothy 1:15). Beloved, if Jesus did not befriend and save Apostle Paul, a chief sinner, Christendom would have lost a great apostle, two third of the New Testament and millions of souls. Who ever thought that Mary Magdalene and the demoniac of Gadara or even Zacheus would ever repent and add value to God’s kingdom? Jesus, the Son of God, does not deal with us on the basis of our present condition, but on the basis of the purpose of God for our lives. He knows the end from the beginning.
A sinner today may be a saint tomorrow if you preach to him or her and intercede for him. A hell-bound individual, family or nation may become heaven-bound tomorrow if the power of the gospel and the saving power of Jesus are taken to them. Jonah never believed that the people of Nineveh would heed the word of God and repent. I encourage you to show Christ love to sinners, preach to them and pray for them. Trust the Holy Spirit to convict and change them. You love them but the Holy Spirit does even more.
Therefore, if you are the type that avoids sinners like a plague, you should have a rethink. Jesus related with them in love and succeeded in winning their souls for the Father. Can He count on you for those perishing souls?
A sweet friendship refreshes the soul.
HENCEFORTH, YOU WILL EXPERIENCE THE PERFECT LOVE AND PEACE OF GOD.
1 Father, help me to love sinners not their sin, in the name of Jesus.
2 I will not fail in fulfilling the ministry of reconciliation, in the name of Jesus.
3 O Lord, use me greatly to win perishing souls for You, in the name of Jesus.
4 O Lord, make me an apostle of Your love, in the name of Jesus.
5 Father, let Your grace that brings salvation to all men, appear to all the unsaved in my nation, in the name of Jesus.
6 Lord, use me to seek, find and win lost souls for You, in the name of Jesus.
7 Holy Spirit, teach me how to win souls and prosper my efforts in soul wining, in the name of Jesus.
MOUNTAIN TOP LIFE is a daily devotional by Dr. D.K Olukoya (General Overseer, Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministries, Worldwide)
DAY 11 – EAGLE PRAYERS
Confessions: Psalms: 127:5- Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it; except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain. It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows; for so he giveth his beloved sleep. Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward. As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth. Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them; they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.
Isa 8:16 – Behold I and the children whom the LORD hath given me are for signs and for wonders in lsrael from the LORD of hosts, which dwelleth in mount Zion.
Aggressive Praise Worship
280 You the destiny of my children, arise by fire, and move forward into signs and wonders in the name of Jesus.
281 You the destiny of my children, receive the touch of God, and enter into your breakthroughs, in the name of Jesus.
282 Every power calling the name and the head of children fer evil in order to do them evil, thunder fire of God, answer them and destroy them, in the name of Jesus.
283 Every stubborn enemy delegated to bury the destiny of my children, ground open and swallow them, in the .name of Jesus.
284 Every arrow of wickedness and destruction targeted against the destiny of my children, you will not locate them, locate your owner and destroy your owner, in the name of Jesus.
285 Every spirit of anti Christ pursing the lives of my children to hell fire, die by fire, in the name of Jesus.
286 Every seed of failure planted in the lives of my children to disgrace and destroy their future, catch fire and burn to ashes, in the name of Jesus.
287 Every power seeking for revenge on my children for the sins of their parent, receive sword of destruction and die, in the name of Jesus.
288 Every witchcraft in my foundation rebelling against my children, loose your hold and die, in the name of Jesus.
289 Every curse or covenant in my foundation working against the destiny of my children, blood of Jesus break and destroy, them, in the name of Jesus·
290 You my children’s destiny, refuse to harbor bewitchment, in the name of Jesus.
291 I break every generational curse and collective family captivity over the lives of my children by the blood of Jesus, in the name of Jesus.
Flatimes Notice Board: Until you are born again, God ever abiding presence will never be with you. You must be born again to enjoy continuous victory. Please say the displayed prayer below in faith:
Lord Jesus, come into my life. I accept You as my Lord and Personal Saviour. I believe in my heart You died and rose from the dead to save me. Thank You Lord for saving me, in Jesus name Amen.
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