Open Heavens: I Know your works II Monday 17 Oct. 2016

October 16, 2016
847 Views

I KNOW YOUR WORKS II – Monday October 17th 2016

Memorise: He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the Churches. Revelation 2:29

Read: Revelation 2:8-11, (KJV)

And unto the angel of the church in Smyrna write; These things saith the first and the last, which was dead, and is alive;

I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.

10 Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.

11 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; He that overcometh shall not be hurt of the second death.

Bible in one year: Hosea 1-5, Psalms 80:1-7

MESSAGE

The Almighty Father knows all that we do, nothing we do is hidden from Him. This should make us rejoice because it means that our Master knows our works, (assuming that our works are good) and He will appreciate and commend us for them. In other words, even if people don’t appreciate us or if they misunderstood us, God never misunderstoods. Open Heavens 17 October 2016:- I Know your works II. In Revelation 2:9, the Lord sent a message of goodwill to the Church in Smyrna:

“I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.

There are beautiful things to note from the above scripture: Jesus knows about the tribulation we are passing through. Little wonder one of the saints of old wrote a hymn titled: “There’s not a Friend like the Lowly Jesus.” The Chorus reads:

Jesus knows all about our struggles,

He will guide till the day is done;

There’s not a friend like the lowly Jesus,

No, not one! No, not one!

Another interesting thing about today’s Bible reading is the courage that the Master gave to the Church in Smyrna. He said: “Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer….be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.” Beloved, this is a message from Jesus, the Lover of your soul. Before this time, in John 16:33, Jesus made a categorical statement void of ambiguity.

“These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.”

Jesus further assured us of the great reward of escaping the second death if we will strive to overcome (Revelation 2:11). May the Lord help us to overcome in Jesus’ name. 17 October 2016 Open Heavens.

Prayer point

Father, strengthen my inner man so that I may stand strong till the very end.

Open Heavens Daily Devotional, written by Pastor E.A Adeboye

You may be interested

AUDIO: Emmanuel – Favour Ikpeazu Ft McHills [Lyrics + Mp3 Download]
Nigeria Gospel Song
shares203 views
Nigeria Gospel Song
shares203 views

AUDIO: Emmanuel – Favour Ikpeazu Ft McHills [Lyrics + Mp3 Download]

Oladayo Martins - Jan 18, 2019

The Aba-based Nigerian Gospel Artiste and Songwriter releases his first song of the year 2019 featuring the renowned and seasoned…

AUDIO: Travis Greene – See the Light ft. Jekalyn Carr [Mp3 + Mp3 Download]
Foreign Gospel Music
shares103 views
Foreign Gospel Music
shares103 views

AUDIO: Travis Greene – See the Light ft. Jekalyn Carr [Mp3 + Mp3 Download]

Oladayo Martins - Jan 18, 2019

International gospel hitmaker Travis Greene releases the remix of his single "See The Light" Featuring Jakalyn Carr   [audio mp3="http://choirzone.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Travis-Greene-See-the-Light-ft-Jekalyn-Carr.mp3"…

AUDIO: Israel Strong – Beautiful Year [Lyrics + Mp3 Download]
Nigeria Gospel Song
shares378 views
Nigeria Gospel Song
shares378 views

AUDIO: Israel Strong – Beautiful Year [Lyrics + Mp3 Download]

Oladayo Martins - Jan 13, 2019

Anointed gospel music minister Israel Strong, a Nigerian gospel singer, songwriter and a Gospel Minister from the Believers Love World…

%d bloggers like this: