Topic: Are You Occupying? [Teens Open Heaven 10, August 2018]

Memorise: And the Lord said, who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of mean in due season? – Luke 18:42

Read: Luke 12:42-48 (KJV)

Bible In One Year: Psalm 88-89, Romans 10

MESSAGE:

A wise fellow can be identified by the kind of heart he/she has. Broadly speaking, there are two types of hearts – foolish hearts and wise hearts. The foolish hearted are those whose hearts reject wisdom. If your heart repels the thought of God and His Word, that heart is surrounded by foolishness. On the other hand, if your heart easily receives God’s Word and thoughts, that is a wise heart. The person who has made up his mind to believe that God does not exist has a foolish heart. Also, anybody who downplays God over crucial affairs in his/her life has a foolish heart. What kind of heart do you have?

Another way to identify a wise fellow is by his/her ability to occupy until Christ’s return. Unfortunately, many people because of a lack of wisdom have abandoned their Heavenly assignments for earthly tasks. Jesus says that the one who He meets doing His will is a wise servant. This means that only foolish servants of Christ will discontinue from service when He has not stopped them. Don’t be a foolish child of God! Spread the gospel. Don’t get tired of doing good.

Key Point: Any believer who allows anything or anyone to truncate his/her trip to Heaven is most foolish. He/she will pay for such foolishness eternally in hell.

Also Read: Teen Open Heaven Daily Devotional by Pastor Adeboye

Hymn 15:

1. Wonderful story of love;
Tell it to me again;
Wonderful story of love;
Wake the immortal strain!
Angels with rapture announce it,
Shepherds with wonder receive it;
Sinner, 0 won’t you believe It?
Wonderful story of love.

Chorus:
Wonderful! Wonderful!
Wonderful, Wonderful story of love.

2. Wonderful story of love,
Though you are far away;
Wonderful story of love;
Still He doth call today;
Calling from Calvary’s mountain,
Down from the crystal bright fountain,
E’en from the dawn of creation,
Wonderful story of love.

3. Wonderful story of love:
Jesus provides a rest;
Wonderful story of love;
For all the pure and blest,
Rest in those mansions above us,
With those who’ve gone on before us,
Singing the rapturous chorus,
Wonderful story of Love.

Daily Devotional for Teen’s 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.