Saturday May 16th 2020
Memorise: This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success. Joshua 1:8
Read: James 2:22-25 (KJV)
22 Seest thou how faith wrought with his works, and by works was faith made perfect?
23 And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.
24 Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only.
25 Likewise also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she had received the messengers, and had sent them out another way?
Bible in one year:
2nd Samuel 16-18,
Sing hymn 28
I believe everyone desire all-round success but do we all know the condition required to get it?
“But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.”
According to the text above, the condition for complete success is living by the book of law – the word of God. This is why God asked Joshua to get acquainted with it (Joshua 1:8). Today, it is painful that many ‘children of God’ have abused grace so much that the law of God does not matter to them anymore. This is a deception of the devil.
To succeed, you must be wise because foolishness leads to failure (Proverb 14:24). If you would be wise, you must be Bible-compliant (2nd Timothy 3:16). There is no negotiation; God’s word is the surest way to all-round success. James 1:25 says “But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.”
It was through the word of God in Malachi 3:10 that I discovered why my salary was not enough for me – I was not paying my tithe. It was the word of God that taught me to take care of my flock as a Pastor. For many years as the General Overseer I had to stay at the Headquarters, building the source before launching into other parts of the world. Even now, the word of God teaches me that it not over until it is over. The secrets of all-round success are inexhaustible in the word of God.
Beloved, read, study, mediate, hear and live by the word of God and from now, you will begin to experience all-round success.
Make the Bible your surest guide and final judge in all of life’s matter.
Open Heavens Daily Devotional Lessons was written by Pastor E.A. Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, one of the largest evangelical Churches in the world and also the President of Christ the Redeemer’s Ministries.
The Elevation Church (TEC) has been set up by God to develop its members as witnesses of Christ while empowering them to achieve the highest levels of distinction in life, led by Pastor Godman Akinlabi, the church is based in Nigeria with multiple expressions in Lagos.