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Open Heaven 16 June 2020 Tuesday Daily Devotional By Pastor E. A. Adeboye – Partakers Of His Suffering

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Topic: Partakers Of His Suffering (Open Heaven 16 June 2020)

Memorise: Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness’ sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. – Matthew 5:10

Read: Mark 10:29-30 (KJV)

29 And Jesus answered and said, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my sake, and the gospel’s,

30 But he shall receive an hundredfold now in this time, houses, and brethren, and sisters, and mothers, and children, and lands, with persecutions; and in the world to come eternal life.

Bible in One Year: Proverbs 25-26

Open Heaven 16 June 2020 Tuesday MESSAGE:

When the departure time of our Lord Jesus drew near, He told His disciples such things as would befall them, so they would not be caught unawares. The fact that the disciples would suffer hatred was central to this particular discussion. John 15:20 says:

“Remember, the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also.”

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Jesus warned His disciples ahead that the world would hate them because it had hated Him first. Jesus suffered hatred in the form of defamation, misrepresentation, rejection, harassment, assault, abuse, crucifixion and finally, murder. In essence, Jesus made it clear that His disciples should be prepared to receive similar treatment from the people. This prophecy was not limited to those physically present with Him at that time, but applies to all who will come after Jesus and live as true disciples.

Christians are presently suffering untold hardship, insecurity, harassment, brutality, assault and murder in various parts of the world. Indeed, Jesus said that a time was coming when a person would kill a Christian and consider it a favour to God (John 16:2).

If you are a true child of God, you should be able to declare like Paul in Philippians 3:10 “That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being made conformable unto his death;” Romans 8:17 says “…lf so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.

lt is indeed a privilege to partake of the Lord’s suffering. No matter the hardship or persecution you are facing, count it all joy (James 1:2-3).

May the Lord grant you the grace to overcome in times of persecution. The Kingdom of Heaven is for those who partake in His suffering. You will surely make it, in the mighty name of Jesus.

Open Heaven 16 June 2020 Tuesday Prayer Point:

Lord, please let everyone of us sharing in Your suffering be glorified with You, in the mighty name of Jesus.

Open Heaven 16 June 2020 Tuesday Hymn 8: Have You Been To Jesus

  1. Have you been to Jesus for the
    cleansing pow’r?
    Are you washed in the blood of the Lamb?
    Are you fully trusting in His grace this hour?
    Are you washed in the blood of the Lamb?

Are you washed in the blood,
In the soul-cleansing blood of the Lamb?
Are your garments spotless?
Are they white as snow?
Are you washed in the blood of the Lamb?

  1. Are you walking daily by the Saviour’s
    Are you washed in the blood of the Lamb?
    Do you rest each moment in the Crucified?
    Are you washed in the blood of the Lamb?
  2. When the Bridegroom cometh will your
    robes be white!
    Pure and white in the blood of the Lamb?
    Will your soul be ready for His mansions
    And be washed in the blood of the Lamb?
  3. Lay aside the garments that are stained
    with sin,
    And be washed in the blood of the Lamb;
    There’s a fountain flowing for the soul
    O be washed in the blood of the Lamb.

Open Heavens 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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