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Open Heaven 20 March 2023 Monday Daily Devotional By Pastor E. A. Adeboye – The Word Is Food

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Open Heaven 20 March 2023 TOPIC: The Word Is Food

MEMORISE: “As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby:” – 1 Peter 2:2 (KJV)

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READ: John 6:48-51 (KJV)

48 I am that bread of life.

49 Your fathers did eat manna in the wilderness, and are dead.

50 This is the bread which cometh down from heaven, that a man may eat thereof, and not die.

51 I am the living bread which came down from heaven: if any man eat of this bread, he shall live for ever: and the bread that I will give is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.

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Open Heaven 20 March 2023 MESSAGE:

In response to one of the temptations from the devil, our Lord Jesus Christ said, “…It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.” (Matthew 4:4).

It is true that as a human being, you need physical food to survive, but it is also true that your spirit man needs spiritual food to survive and that spiritual food is the word of God. If you don’t eat the word of God, you will be spiritually malnourished and it can lead to spiritual death. There are many spiritually dead Christians and even Pastors today because they don’t read their Bibles. God’s word will give you life. Jesus Christ said in John 6:63:

It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.

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The reason many people are depressed is that they hardly feed on the word of God. The Bible says in Jeremiah 15:16, “Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts”.

When you eat the word of God, it strengthens your spirit man and you begin to feel a kind of joy that cannot be explained. Joshua 1:8 says if you want to have good success, then the book of the law must not depart from your mouth; you are to eat the word of God consistently.

Shortly after I got born again, my brethren and I had a slogan: “No Bible, No Breakfast.” We ate the word before we ate physical food. The first thing you must do in the morning is eat the word. You would then be healthy, because the word had already gone in before physical food.

Resolve today to eat the word of God more than you eat physical food.

Open Heaven 20 March 2023 ACTION POINT:

Make this your slogan henceforth: “No Bible, No Breakfast”.

Open Heaven 20 March 2023 HYMN 3: Ancient Words

1 Holy words long preserved,
For our walk in this world,
They resound with God’s own heart;
Oh, let the ancient words impart.

Ancient words, ever true,
Changing me and changing you,
We have come with open hearts;
Oh, let the ancient words impart.

2 Words of life, words of hope,
Give us strength, help us cope,
In this world, where e’er we roam;
Ancient words will guide us home.

3 Holy words of our faith,
Handed down to this age,
Came to us through sacrifice;
Oh, heed the faithful words of Christ.

4 Holy words long preserved,
For our walk in this world,
They resound with God’s own heart;
Oh, let the ancient words impart.

Open Heavens 2023 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. Open Heaven for Today 2023

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