OPEN HEAVENS DAILY DEVOTIONAL. WEDNESDAY 18 FEBRUARY 2015. THEME : WORTHY SERVICE.

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MEMORISE : I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye
present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your
reasonable service. ROMANS 12 : 1.

READ : 1 SAMUEL 15 : 22 – 23.
22 And Samuel said, Hath the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and
sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than
sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.
23 For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and
idolatry. Because thou hast rejected the word of the LORD, he hath also rejected
thee from being king.

BIBLE IN ONE YEAR : LAMENTATIONS 3 – 5 AND ACTS 28 : 11 – 31.

Service is work done for the benefit of other people or as a form of worship of
God. Service characterised the…

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OPEN HEAVENS DAILY DEVOTIONAL. MONDAY 16 FEBRUARY 2015. THEME : DESPISING THE DAYS OF SMALL BEGINING?

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MEMORISE : For who hath despised the day of small things? for they shall rejoice,
and shall see the plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel with those seven; they are the
eyes of the LORD, which run to and fro through the whole earth. ZECHARIAH 4 :
10.

READ : 1 KINGS 18 : 42 – 44.
42 So Ahab went up to eat and to drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel;
and he cast himself down upon the earth, and put his face between his knees,
43 And said to his servant, Go up now, look toward the sea. And he went up, and
looked, and said, There is nothing. And he said, Go again seven times.
44 And it came to pass at the seventh time, that he said, Behold, there ariseth a
little cloud out of the sea, like a man’s hand. And…

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OPEN HEAVENS DAILY DEVOTIONAL. WEDNESDAY 11 FEBRUARY 2015. THEME : SOUND OF ABUNDANT RAIN.

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MEMORISE : Ask ye of the LORD rain in the time of the latter rain; so the LORD
shall make bright clouds, and give them showers of rain, to every one grass in the
field. ZECHARIAH 10 : 1.

READ : 1 KINGS 18 : 41 – 45.
41 And Elijah said unto Ahab, Get thee up, eat and drink; for there is a sound of
abundance of rain.
42 So Ahab went up to eat and to drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel;
and he cast himself down upon the earth, and put his face between his knees,
43 And said to his servant, Go up now, look toward the sea. And he went up, and
looked, and said, There is nothing. And he said, Go again seven times.
44 And it came to pass at the seventh time, that he said, Behold, there ariseth…

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OPEN HEAVENS DAILY DEVOTIONAL. MONDAY 9 FEBRUARY 2015. THEME : DIVINE ROYALTY.

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MEMORISE : And hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be
glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen. REVELATION 1 : 6.

READ : 1 SAMUEL 16 : 1 & 11 – 13.
1 AND the LORD said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I
have rejected him from reigning over Israel? fill thine horn with oil, and go, I will
send thee to Jesse the Beth-lehemite: for I have provided me a king among his
sons.
11 And Samuel said unto Jesse, Are here all thy children? And he said, There
remaineth yet the youngest, and, behold, he keepeth the sheep. And Samuel said
unto Jesse, Send and fetch him: for we will not sit down till he come hither.
12 And he sent, and brought him in. Now he was ruddy, and withal of a beautiful
countenance…

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OPEN HEAVENS DAILY DEVOTIONAL. FRIDAY 6 FEBRUARY 2015. THEME : YOUR HORN SHALL BE EXALTED

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MEMORISE : Bless the LORD, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy
name. PSALM 103 : 1.

READ : 1SAMUEL 2 : 1 – 2.
1 AND Hannah prayed, and said, My heart rejoiceth in the LORD, mine horn is
exalted in the LORD: my mouth is enlarged over mine enemies; because I rejoice in
thy salvation.
2 There is none holy as the LORD: for there is none beside thee: neither is there
any rock like our God.

BIBLE IN ONE YEAR : JEREMIAH 31 : 31 – 32 : 44 AND ACTS 21 : 17 – 36

The word “horn” is used both literally and symbolically in the Bible. It is used to
describe the keratin-based growth on the head of animals. The horn of dead
animals is sometimes converted to musical instruments or used as a vessel for
anointing oil. However, the…

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OPEN HEAVENS DAILY DEVOTIONAL. WEDNESDAY 4 FEBRUARY 2015. THEME : REASON FOR MIRACLES.

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MEMORISE : Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast
believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed. JOHN 20 : 29.

READ : JOHN 11 : 43 – 45.
43 And when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth.
44 And he that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with graveclothes: and
his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus saith unto them, Loose him, and let
him go.
45 Then many of the Jews which came to Mary, and had seen the things which
Jesus did, believed on him.

BIBLE IN ONE YEAR : JEREMIAH 28 – 29 AND ACTS 20 : 17 – 35.

A miracle can be defined as an extraordinary event or development that is
inexplicable by natural or scientific laws and is attributed to divine agency.
Miracles…

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