Open Heaven 23 September 2020 – Looking Upon Jesus

Open Heaven 23 September 2020 – Looking Upon Jesus

Open Heaven 23 September 2020: [Wednesday] – Looking Upon Jesus
LOOKING UNTO JESUS – Wednesday September 23rd 2020
Memorise: Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was ser before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. Hebrews 12:2
Read: Hebrews 12:1-4 (KJV)
Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,
Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.
Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, striving against sin.
Open Heaven 23 September 2020 – Looking Upon Jesus
Bible in one year: Esther 6-10, Hymn: Sing hymn 19
Message:-
Who you look to will determine how far you go in life. It can be a distraction sometimes to be surrounded by people who you think can help you as it would become hard for you to look to God for everything you need. 

Open Heaven 23 September 2020 – Looking Upon Jesus

What can man give to you? Can man keep you alive?  Man cannot even heal himself. If he gives you money, can he give you prosperity? Rather than run after man, spend time chasing God. God can turn your life and that of your generation around forever. You don’t need an appointment to see God; He is everywhere and willing to help you.

A life that looks to Jesus is a life of peace, joy and love. A person who looks to Jesus would not depend on any man to live; his future is secured in Jesus Christ.

Open Heaven 23 September 2020: [Wednesday] – Looking Upon Jesus

The Christian faith is a race and we cannot finish the race without the help of God. Our confidence in succeeding in this race is placed in Jesus Christ! We are encouraged to look unto Him and Him alone. Turn away from your past – failure, success, sins and so on, and look unto Jesus Christ. We look to Christ because of who He is, what He did and where He reigns.

Who is He? He is the author and finisher of our faith. Jesus knows everything about our earthly race. Indeed, He ran in His faith because He is the author and fi

Open Heaven 23 September 2020 Wednesday: Action Point

nisher of faith. He is the perfect example to follow.

When we look up to Jesus; He will perfect what He began in us. Those who look unto God cannot be put to shame. You cannot trust in God and be put to shame.

“I will life up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.”
Psalm 121:1-2
Never look unto man; look to Jesus alone, He is higher than the highest. He is a very present help when you are faced with life’s challenges (Psalm 46:1)
Action Point
Never shift your gaze off Jesus no matter what comes your way.
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.

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