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Open Heaven For Today 2024 – Open Heavens 24 February

Open Heaven For Today 2024 Saturday Daily Devotional By Pastor E. A. Adeboye – A Call To Tenacity

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TOPIC: A Call To Tenacity

MEMORISE:-"He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God;" Romans 4:20

READ: Genesis 37:6-28(KJV)

6 And he said unto them, Hear, I pray you, this dream which I have dreamed:

7 For, behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and, lo, my sheaf arose, and also stood upright; and, behold, your sheaves stood round about, and made obeisance to my sheaf.

8 And his brethren said to him, Shalt thou indeed reign over us? or shalt thou indeed have dominion over us? And they hated him yet the more for his dreams, and for his words.

Open Heaven For Today 2024 – Open Heavens 24 February

9 And he dreamed yet another dream, and told it his brethren, and said, Behold, I have dreamed a dream more; and, behold, the sun and the moon and the eleven stars made obeisance to me.

10 And he told it to his father, and to his brethren: and his father rebuked him, and said unto him, What is this dream that thou hast dreamed? Shall I and thy mother and thy brethren indeed come to bow down ourselves to thee to the earth?

11 And his brethren envied him; but his father observed the saying.

12 And his brethren went to feed their father's flock in Shechem.

13 And Israel said unto Joseph, Do not thy brethren feed the flock in Shechem? come, and I will send thee unto them. And he said to him, Here am I.

14 And he said to him, Go, I pray thee, see whether it be well with thy brethren, and well with the flocks; and bring me word again. So he sent him out of the vale of Hebron, and he came to Shechem.

15 And a certain man found him, and, behold, he was wandering in the field: and the man asked him, saying, What seekest thou?

16 And he said, I seek my brethren: tell me, I pray thee, where they feed their flocks.

17 And the man said, They are departed hence; for I heard them say, Let us go to Dothan. And Joseph went after his brethren, and found them in Dothan.

18 And when they saw him afar off, even before he came near unto them, they conspired against him to slay him.

19 And they said one to another, Behold, this dreamer cometh.

20 Come now therefore, and let us slay him, and cast him into some pit, and we will say, Some evil beast hath devoured him: and we shall see what will become of his dreams.

21 And Reuben heard it, and he delivered him out of their hands; and said, Let us not kill him.

22 And Reuben said unto them, Shed no blood, but cast him into this pit that is in the wilderness, and lay no hand upon him; that he might rid him out of their hands, to deliver him to his father again.

23 And it came to pass, when Joseph was come unto his brethren, that they stript Joseph out of his coat, his coat of many colours that was on him;

24 And they took him, and cast him into a pit: and the pit was empty, there was no water in it.

25 And they sat down to eat bread: and they lifted up their eyes and looked, and, behold, a company of Ishmeelites came from Gilead with their camels bearing spicery and balm and myrrh, going to carry it down to Egypt.

26 And Judah said unto his brethren, What profit is it if we slay our brother, and conceal his blood?

27 Come, and let us sell him to the Ishmeelites, and let not our hand be upon him; for he is our brother and our flesh. And his brethren were content.

28 Then there passed by Midianites merchantmen; and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmeelites for twenty pieces of silver: and they brought Joseph into Egypt.

READ: Genesis 41:39-44

39 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God hath shewed thee all this, there is none so discreet and wise as thou art:

40 Thou shalt be over my house, and according unto thy word shall all my people be ruled: only in the throne will I be greater than thou.

41 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, See, I have set thee over all the land of Egypt.

42 And Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand, and put it upon Joseph's hand, and arrayed him in vestures of fine linen, and put a gold chain about his neck;

43 And he made him to ride in the second chariot which he had; and they cried before him, Bow the knee: and he made him ruler over all the land of Egypt.

44 And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I am Pharaoh, and without thee shall no man lift up his hand or foot in all the land of Egypt.

BIBLE IN ONE YEAR: Deuteronomy 9-11

Open Heaven For Today 2023 MESSAGE

When I studied those who had gone ahead of me in ministry, I discovered that many of them got promises from God concerning the assignment He called them to do.

For a long time, however, their situation did not look like the promises they received, yet, they kept doing the work and, after some time, saw God fulfil His promise.

When God calls you for an assignment, He will show you the exciting end results.

However, when you begin to walk in that calling, you will start to see tough situations that you must go through to get the results He promised.

Joseph had dreams about his brothers and parents bowing to him.

That was exciting, but for those dreams to come topass, he had to be sold into slavery, be lied against, and be thrown in prison.

Nonetheless, he remained steadfast, believing that one day, what God showed him will come to pass – and it did come to pass.

Beloved, if God has called you to an assignment and has made some promises to you, and yet things are not looking like what He has said, you are in good company.

Everyone who ever received a call from God also went through this, but only those who were tenacious enough to stay the course succeeded.

When God called me to full-time ministry, one of the promises He made to me was that I will lead a mighty endtime army for Him.

At that time, the church was very small.

I thought He will grow the church quickly to build that army, but we would increase by two members in one week and reduce by four the next week.

I held seminars, fasted, prayed, and did everything I knew to do but the church did not grow.

I had left my well-paying job to answer God’s call, so I became a laughing stock to my friends at the university because they thought I was crazy to have made that decision.

Nothing seemed to be working, but I kept at it. I did not compromise on my faith and I did not stop trusting God.

Today, The Redeemed Christian Church of God is in over 190 nations of the world and we can indeed say that it is a mighty end-timearmy.

Like Joseph, don’t compromise in times of trials; keep pressing on and you will see God’s promises come to pass.

Prayer Point 

Father, help me to hold firmly to Your promises. Help me to hold on to You until the very end, in Jesus’ name.

HYMN 30:– When we walk with the Lord

1. When we walk with the Lord,

In the light of His word,

What a glory He sheds on our way!

While we do His good will

He abides with us still,

And with all who will trust and obey.


Trust and obey!

For there’s no other way

To be happy in Jesus,

But to trust and obey.

2. But we never can prove

The delights of His love,

Until all on the altar we lay,

For the favour He shows

And the joy He bestows

Are for them who will trust and obey. [Refrain]

3. Then in fellowship sweet

We will sit at His feet,

Or we’ll walk by His side in the way,

What He says we will do,

Where He sends we will go,

Never fear, only trust and obey. [Refrain]

Open Heaven For Today 2024 Friday Daily Devotional By Pastor E. A. Adeboye – A Call To Diligence

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TOPIC: A Call To Diligence

MEMORISE:-"The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute". Proverbs 12:24

READ: Acts 28:1-6 (KJV)

1 And when they were escaped, then they knew that the island was called Melita.

2 And the barbarous people shewed us no little kindness: for they kindled a fire, and received us every one, because of the present rain, and because of the cold.

3 And when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks, and laid them on the fire, there came a viper out of the heat, and fastened on his hand.

4 And when the barbarians saw the venomous beast hang on his hand, they said among themselves, No doubt this man is a murderer, whom, though he hath escaped the sea, yet vengeance suffereth not to live.

5 And he shook off the beast into the fire, and felt no harm.

6 Howbeit they looked when he should have swollen, or fallen down dead suddenly: but after they had looked a great while, and saw no harm come to him, they changed their minds, and said that he was a god.

BIBLE IN ONE YEAR: Deuteronomy 5-8

Open Heaven For Today 2023 MESSAGE

When I realised that if God hadn’t found me, I would have remained as a university lecturer heading towards hell, I made up my mind not to be an ordinary Christian.

A mathematician who doesn’t want to be ordinary will study those who excelled and reached the top, like Pythagoras and other great mathematicians.

As I didn’t want to be an ordinary Christian, I spent three years studying some people who God used mightily.

One of such was Elijah. If you have listened to my series of sermons titled ‘Going Higher’ (they can be found on Dove TV’s YouTube channel) you will know that l have spent a lot of time studying Elijah.

I also studied Paul because he was an academic, a professor of law that went into ministry like me and ended well. I found out that according to 2 Timothy 4:6-8, he was a diligent man.

Paul was diligent in every facet of his life. In Acts 28:1-6, when there was a shipwreck on the Island of Malta, while everyone was gathered around the fire because of the cold, it was Paul who went out to fetch firewood.

In the earlier days, during the RCCG conventions, my boys and l used to fetch firewood for the conventions.

We also washed plates and did other menial work with joy.

Whenever it was time to wash plates and anyone wanted to collect the sponge from me, I would tell them, “Wash your own portion of plates, let me wash mine.”

The hands that cannot do manual labour for the kingdom cannot heal the sick.

When a programme is going on in your church, do not shy away from doing menial work.

Get your hands dirty, and you will be amazed how the anointing will begin to surge through your fingers.

Many of the Assistant General Overseers in RCCG now were my boys in those days.

This is because it is those you knew to be diligent when you were starting out that you can trust to remain diligent when you are successful.

I have seen people advise that there are lots of people with great callings these days. They may have a calling, but have they been tested? Your calling is never enough to succeed.

Can we put you in charge of something and go to sleep knowing that you will do the work as it should be done?

Only those who are diligent can make full proof of their calling.

Key Point 

A calling without diligence will yield no success.

HYMN 4:– To The Work! To The Work! We Are Servants of God

1 To the work! to the work! we are servants of God,

Let us follow the path that our Master has trod;

With the might of His power our strength to renew,

Let us do by His grace what He calls us to do.

Work for Him by His grace;

Work thru Him for His praise;

Work with Him all the days;

And work in Him in many ways.

2 To the work! to the work! let the hungry be fed;

To the fountain of life let the thirsty be led;

In the cross and its vict’ry our glory shall be,

While we herald the tidings, “Salvation is free!”

3 To the work! to the work! in the strength of the Lord,

By the pow’r of His Name, with the light of His Word,

All the slaves of the darkness of Satan set free

And His riches of grace in His glory we’ll see.

Open Heaven For Today 2024 Thursday Daily Devotional By Pastor E. A. Adeboye – Where Will You End Up?

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TOPIC: Where Will You End Up?

MEMORISE:-"Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit". Ecclesiastes 7:8

READ: Luke 16:19-31(KJV)

19 There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:

20 And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores,

21 And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.

22 And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried;

23 And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.

24 And he cried and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame.

25 But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things: but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.

26 And beside all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed: so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot; neither can they pass to us, that would come from thence.

27 Then he said, I pray thee therefore, father, that thou wouldest send him to my father's house:

28 For I have five brethren; that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment.

29 Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.

30 And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent.

31 And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.

BIBLE IN ONE YEAR: Deuteronomy 3-4

Open Heaven For Today 2023 MESSAGE

Many people that are living in the world today are carried away by the pleasures of sin.

They think they are living the life now, but they have forgotten that they should be more concerned with their end than their present state.

The time we have on earth is like a passing wind.

There is a place where everyone will report to when they close their eyes in death, and we will all be in that place for eternity.

My question to you now is, when you get to eternity, on what side will you be, on the side of heaven or hell?

The Bible says that when the Lord shall return, He is going to separate the people into two; the sheep will be on His right-hand side and the goats on the left (Matthew 25:31-46).

Ask yourself sincerely, 

“Which side of God will I be at the end?” 

It is not where I am now that matters most, but where I will end up in eternity.

One reason I am not afraid of death is because I am sure that dying in this world only gives me access to the eternal presence of God in heaven.

If you are not sure where you will go when you leave this world, then you should be afraid of death.

The interesting thing is, whether you fear death or not, everyone has an appointment with it that cannot be missed.

When that day comes, I hope you will be on the right-hand side of God.

If you are standing for God now, please keep standing.

Pray to God that He keeps you standing unto the end because it doesn’t matter how long anyone may have served God, if he backslides and death catches up with him in his backslidden state, he will perish in hell as we see in Ezekiel 18:24:

But when the righteous turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and doeth according to all the abominations that the wicked man doeth, shall he live? All his righteousness that he hath done shall not be mentioned: in his trespass that he hath trespassed, and in his sin that he hath sinned, in them shall he die.

On the other hand, someone may have been a sinner all his life, but close to when he is to die, if he repents and begins to live like Christ, that fellow will make it to heaven at the end (Ezekiel 18:21-22).

It is only those who endure unto the end that will be saved (Matthew 24:13).

Prayer Point 

Father, Jude 1:24 says that You are the One that can keep a person from falling. Please keep me standing unto the end, in Jesus’ name.

HYMN 28:– Guide me, O Thou Great Jehovah 

1. Guide me, O Thou great Jehovah,

Pilgrim through this barren land.

I am weak, but Thou art mighty;

Hold me with Thy powerful hand.

Bread of heaven,

Feed me now and evermore;

Bread of heaven,

Feed me now and evermore.

2. Open now the crystal fountain,

Whence the healing waters flow;

Let the fire and cloudy pillar

Lead me all my journey through.

Strong Deliverer,

Be Thou still my Strength and Shield.

Strong Deliverer,

Be Thou still my Strength and Shield.

3. When I tread the verge of Jordan,

Bid my anxious fears subside;

Death of death, and hell's destruction,

Land me safe on Canaan's side.

Songs of praises, I will ever give to Thee;

Songs of praises, I will ever give to Thee.


Land me safe on Canaan's side

Bid my anxious fears, bid my anxious fears

Land me safe on Canaan's side

Bid my anxious fears, bid my anxious fears, goodbye

Open Heaven For Today 2024 Wednesday Daily Devotional By Pastor E. A. Adeboye – The Right Hand of God

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TOPIC: The Right Hand of God

MEMORISE:-"According to thy name, O God, so is thy praise unto the ends of the earth: thy right hand is fuIl of righteousness". Psalm 48:10

READ: Psalm 89:8-13(KJV)

8 O Lord God of hosts, who is a strong Lord like unto thee? or to thy faithfulness round about thee?

9 Thou rulest the raging of the sea: when the waves thereof arise, thou stillest them.

10 Thou hast broken Rahab in pieces, as one that is slain; thou hast scattered thine enemies with thy strong arm.

11 The heavens are thine, the earth also is thine: as for the world and the fulness thereof, thou hast founded them.

12 The north and the south thou hast created them: Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice in thy name.

13 Thou hast a mighty arm: strong is thy hand, and high is thy right hand.

BIBLE IN ONE YEAR: Deuteronomy 1-2

Open Heaven For Today 2023 MESSAGE

I have come to understand that the difference between the right and the left hand is more than their positioning on our bodies.

For example, in Matthew 5:30 when Jesus was talking about everything you must do to make sure you don’t miss heaven, He said, 

“If thy right hand offend thee…”

He could easily have said, 

“If thy hand,” 

but He obviously emphasised the right hand because of its importance.

In Genesis 48:8-20 when Jacob was to bless Joseph’s two sons, he deliberately placed his right hand on the younger son and the left on the older son.

As a result of this, the younger son became more blessed than his elder brother (Deuteronomy 33:17).

Now, if the right hand of a man is that powerful, then you can imagine how powerful God’s right hand is since we were made in His image (Genesis 1:26).

Psalm 17:7 says that God saves by His right hand. In other words, when a sinner is snatched from the jaws of hell, it is God’s right hand at work.

This is why you must pray for God to raise His right hand on behalf of all your family members that are not saved.

Furthermore, Psalm 139:10 says that He leads by His right hand. Isaiah 41:10 says that God also upholds with His right hand.

After He has saved you and led you with His right hand, He will also keep you standing with the same right hand.

In Exodus 15:6, the Bible says that His right hand is not just powerful, but also glorious in power.

This tells us that God fights with His right hand. In Exodus 15:11-12, the Bible says that His right hand swallowed the enemy.

In Mark 14:62, the Bible tells us that the right hand of God is the right hand of power.

The right hand of God is also where you will find joy and everlasting pleasures (Psalm 16:11).

Beloved, you should note, however, that only the redeemed can be at the right hand of God (Matthew 25:34).

If you are not yet born again, you better surrender your life to Christ now because those who are at God’s left hand suffer greatly.

They are the ones who weep and gnash their teeth because of the evils they experience.

Give your life to Christ today and get on the right-hand side of God.

Prayer Point 

Father, please raise Your right hand on my behalf and let every enemy fighting against me be destroyed, in Jesus’ name.

HYMN 1:– All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name

1 All hail the power of Jesus’ name!

Let angels prostrate fall.

Bring forth the royal diadem,

and crown him Lord of all.

Bring forth the royal diadem,

and crown him Lord of all!

2 Let highborn seraphs tune the lyre,

and as they tune it, fall

Before His face Who tunes their choir,

and crown Him Lord of all.

Before His face Who tunes their choir,

and crown Him Lord of all.

3 Crown Him, ye morning stars of light,

Who fixed this floating ball;

Now hail the strength of Israel’s might,

and crown Him Lord of all.

Now hail the strength of Israel’s might,

and crown Him Lord of all.

4 Crown Him, ye martyrs of your God,

Who from His altar call;

Extol the stem of Jesse’s Rod,

and crown Him Lord of all.

Extol the stem of Jesse’s Rod,

and crown Him Lord of all.

5 Ye seed of Israel’s chosen race,

ye ransomed from the fall,

Hail Him who saves you by his grace,

and crown Him Lord of all.

Hail Him who saves you by his grace,

and crown Him Lord of all!

6 Hail Him, ye heirs of David’s line,

Whom David Lord did call,

The God incarnate, Man divine,

and crown Him Lord of all.

The God incarnate, Man divine,

and crown Him Lord of all.

7 Sinners, whose love can ne’er forget

the wormwood and the gall,

Go spread your trophies at His feet,

and crown Him Lord of all.

Go spread your trophies at His feet,

and crown Him Lord of all.

8 Let every tribe and every tongue

before Him prostrate fall,

And shout in universal song,

and crown him Lord of all.

And shout in universal song,

and crown him Lord of all.

Open Heaven For Today 2024 Tuesday Daily Devotional By Pastor E. A. Adeboye – What Did God Say?

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TOPIC:What Did God Say?

MEMORISE:-"I will stand upon my watch, and set me upon the tower, and will watch to see what he will say unto me, and what I shall answer when I am reproved". Habakkuk 2:1

READ: Psalm 119:101-105(KJV)

101 I have refrained my feet from every evil way, that I might keep thy word.

102 I have not departed from thy judgments: for thou hast taught me.

103 How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth!

104 Through thy precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.

105 Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

BIBLE IN ONE YEAR: Numbers 33-36

Open Heavens 20 February 2024 MESSAGE:

To live and survive on this earth, you need more than food.

Jesus said in Matthew 4:4 that you need every single word that proceeds out of God’s mouth.

This implies that you must be very particular about hearing from God regularly.

Many people think that prayer is a one-way traffic, that is, they go to God, tell Him all their problems, and that is all.


The most important part of prayer is hearing what God has to say concerning situations.

It is the entrance of His word that brings light (Psalm 119:130).

Many times, when I face a difficult situation, and I cry to God for help and he does not say anything back to me, I say, “I’m in trouble,” and I continue crying unto Him.

When at last I hear from Him, then I know that the problem is over.

Even if what I hear is a rebuke, the fact that He is answering at all shows that He has heard me and that something is going to happen.

The Bible recorded in 1 Samuel 30:1-18 how David and his men had lost their family members and possessions to the Amalekites and how they recovered all after seeking guidance from God.

It was a very dark moment for them before God spoke to them.

The men had cried themselves sore and were so dejected that they began to contemplate killing David.

Thankfully, David acted wisely and sought the face of God on what to do, and when they acted on God’s counsel, they recovered all.

In the memory verse for today, Habakkuk said that he will stand upon his watch to see what God’s response to him will be.

Beloved, what is God saying about the prayer requests you have put before Him?

What is God saying about your family, your future, and your career?

If you are a child of God, you should note that God also wants to speak to you concerning your situation.

Unfortunately, many believers fail to wait on Him to hear what He has to say to them.

In Jeremiah 33:3, God said, 

“Call on me and I will answer.” 

He didn’t say, 

“I may answer” or “I will consider answering.” He said, “I WILL answer.”

So, when you go to Him in prayers, tell Him, “Lord, I will not rest until you have answered me.”

Key Point 

The most important part of prayer is hearing what God has to say concerning situations.

HYMN 7:– I am Thine, O Lord

1 I am Thine, O Lord, I have heard Thy voice,

And it told Thy love to me;

But I long to rise in the arms of faith,

And be closer drawn to Thee.


Draw me nearer, nearer, nearer, blessed Lord,

To the cross where Thou hast died;

Draw me nearer, nearer, nearer, blessed Lord,

To Thy precious, bleeding side.

2 Consecrate me now to Thy service, Lord,

By the pow’r of grace divine;

Let my soul look up with a steadfast hope,

And my will be lost in Thine. [Refrain]

3 Oh, the pure delight of a single hour

That before Thy throne I spend,

When I kneel in prayer, and with Thee, my God,

I commune as friend with friend! [Refrain]

4 There are depths of love that I cannot know

Till I cross the narrow sea;

There are heights of joy that I may not reach

Till I rest in peace with Thee. [Refrain]

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