Topic: You Are An Asset [Teens’ Open Heavens 14, April 2018]

Memorise: But Jesus said, suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of Heaven. – Matthew 19:14

Read: Matthew 19:13-15 (KJV)

13 Then were there brought unto him little children, that he should put his hands on them, and pray: and the disciples rebuked them.

14 But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.

15 And he laid his hands on them, and departed thence.

Bible In One Year: 1 Samuel 15-16, Luke 14:25-35

MESSAGE:

In God’s kingdom, the people who the world calls ‘rejects’ and useless are usually the very useful ones. God uses those of low status – housemaids, houseboys, cleaners, drivers, et cetera for His glory. Furthermore, God has no age limits regarding those He uses. He uses young people; you are not too young to be used by God. Samuel was still a child when God began to speak with him. He was more or less a baby priest. God is glorified with the obedience of little children. No wonder when the disciples tried to stop the children from coming to Jesus, he rebuked the disciples.

Moreover, do you know that as a young adult, you are capable of offering the most sincere and qualitative praise to God? God loves to hear children praise Him. As a heritage of the Lord, God can because of you answer the prayers of your parents, which makes you an asset to them. When you pray to God, it is easier for you to communicate directly with God than your parents. With this knowledge, always pray for yourself, and your family, because God will answer you faster.

Key Point: Jesus loves children, never stay away from Him

If you missed yesterday devotional, please click to read “Teen Open Heavens Daily Devotional by Pastor Adeboye’’ 

Hymn 4

I. God give us Christian homes!
Homes Where the Bible is loved and taught,
Homes where the Master’s will is sought,
Homes crowned with beauty Your love has wrought;
God give us Christian homes;
God give us Christian homes!

2. God give us Christian homes!
Homes where the father is true and strong,
Homes that are free from the blight of wrong,
Homes that are joyous with love and song;
God give us Christian homes;
God give us Christian homes!

3. God give us Christian homes!
Homes where the mother, in caring quest,
Strives to show others Your way is best,
Homes where the Lord is an honoured guest;
God give us Christian homes;
God give us Christian homes!

4. God give us Christian homes!
Homes where the Children are led to know,
Christ in His beauty who loves them so,
Homes where the altar fires burn and glow;
God give us Christian homes;
God give us Christian homes!

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.