Open Heaven 30 March 2024 – He Did It All For You 2

Open Heaven 30 March 2024 Saturday Daily Devotional By Pastor E. A. Adeboye – He Did It All For You 2

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Open Heaven 30 March 2024 TOPIC: He Did It All For You 2

MEMORISE: “For then must he often have suffered since the foundation of the world: but now once at the end of the world hath he appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself.” – Hebrews 9:26 (KJV)

READ: Matthew 26:37-45 (KJV)

37 And he took with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee and began to be sorrowful and very heavy.

38 Then saith he unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death: tarry ye here, and watch with me.

39 And he went a little farther and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt.

40 And he came to the disciples, and found them asleep, and said unto Peter, What, could ye not watch with me one hour?

41 Watch and pray that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.

42 He went away again the second time and prayed, saying, O my Father, if this cup may not pass away from me, except I drink it, thy will be done.

43 And he came and found them asleep again: for their eyes were heavy.

44 And he left them went away again, prayed the third time, saying the exact words.

45 Then he came to his disciples and said unto them, Sleep on now, and take your rest: behold, the hour is at hand, and the Son of man is betrayed into the hands of sinners.

BIBLE IN ONE YEAR: 1 Samuel 28-31

Open Heaven 30 March 2024 MESSAGE

Jesus knew the end from the beginning, so He knew what would happen to Him on the cross would be terrible. This made Him pray in Matthew 26:39, saying, “…O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt.” The Bible recorded that His sweat was like blood while He was saying this prayer. This tells us that He took that prayer very seriously. Yet, Jesus still decided to go through with the suffering.

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Jesus did not lay down His life out of compulsion. He said clearly in John 10:18 that He laid down His life willingly. That statement is heavy, and it made me ask, “What kind of love will make a man surrender Himself to be humiliated and slaughtered like this?”

I saw the perfect answer to my question in John 15:13, which says:

Greater love hath no man than this: a man lay down his life for his friends.

This is the most significant kind of love in the world. Jesus loves you more than anyone can ever, and He showed it by laying down His life for you.

Again, I asked myself, “What will make a man surrender His life like this?” I saw the answer to this question in John 10:11-12. The Good Shepherd never deserts the sheep when He sees a wolf coming. He stays and protects the sheep from being devoured because of the love He has for the sheep. The devil is the wolf that tries to steal, kill, and destroy, while Jesus is the Good Shepherd who laid down His life for you to have eternal life.

Jesus is the only genuine protection you can get from the claws of the wolf – the devil. If you believe in Him and surrender your life to Him, the wolf will have no power over you because Jesus has already died for you. The wolf, however, is free to devour anyone who is not following Jesus or believers who stray away from Him.

Beloved, if you don’t want to be prey to the devil, give your life to Jesus Christ now. Commit to following Him and Him alone. He paid the ultimate price for you and is the only One who can lead you into everlasting life.

Open Heaven 30 March 2024 KEY POINT

Only those who are in the flock of the Good Shepherd are safe from the claws of the wolf.

Open Heaven 30 March 2024 HYMN 19 – Rock Of Ages, Cleft For Me

1 Rock of Ages, cleft for me,
Let me hide myself in Thee;
Let the water and the blood,
From Thy riven side which flowed,
Be of sin the double cure,
Please save me from its guilt and power.

2 Not the labor of my hands
Can fulfill Thy law’s demands;
Could my zeal no respite know,
Could my tears forever flow,
All could never be erased,
Thou must save, and save by grace.

3 Nothing in my hands I bring,
Simply to Thy cross, I cling;
Naked, come to Thee for dress,
Helpless, look to Thee for grace:
Foul, I to the fountain fly,
Wash me, Savior, or I die.

4 While I draw this fleeting breath,
When my eyes shall close in death,
When I soar to worlds unknown,
See Thee on Thy judgment throne,
Rock of Ages, cleft for me,
Let me hide myself in Thee.

Open Heavens 2024 Daily Devotional 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. The Open Heavens devotional application is available across all mobile platforms and operating systems: iOS, Android, Blackberry, Nokia, Windows Mobile, and PC. Open Heaven for Today 2024

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