August 14, 2020

Open Heaven, RCCG Daily Devotional, Thursday 9 July 2020 with July 9 Prayer Points

Topic for July 9: And Two Shall Become One Flesh

By Pastor E.A. Adeboye

 

Memorise: And unto the married I command, yet not I, but the Lord, Let not the wife depart from her husband: – 1 Corinthians 7:10

Read: Matthew 5:27-32 (KJV)

 

27 Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not commit adultery:

 

28 But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.

 

29 And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.

 

30 And if thy right hand offend thee, cut it off, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell.

 

31 It hath been said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement:

 

32 But I say unto you, That whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery.

 

Bible in One Year: Isaiah 5-8

Open Heaven 9 July 2020 Thursday MESSAGE:

 

In the beginning, God instituted marriage as the perfect solution to the problems of a lonely man who needed a companion and help meet to fulfill the Genesis 1:28 divine mandate to “…Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it.” Having proffered a perfect and permanent solution to the human need for companionship and support, God warned us against separation or divorce in Matthew 19:6 by saying:

 

“Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.”

 

Also Read: Prayers for Your Nation By Pastor E. A. Adeboye

 

The Bible does not imply that the man and woman will become physically merged, but that through the marriage covenant they become spiritually bound as one – united in love, faith, spirit and purpose. That is why marriage comes with grave implications for those who become unequally yoked with unbelievers, or those who get bound to the wrong partners. Such cases often lead to crises, instability and unfulfilled destiny. Nevertheless, God frowns at any form of separation or divorce; rather, He is particularly interested in upholding the sanctity of marriage. I pray for anyone going through a marital crisis: The Prince of peace will intervene in your marriage today, in the mighty name of Jesus.

 

God hates divorce and He states this clearly in Malachi 2:16. He further states in 1 Corinthians 7:10-11 that: “…let not the wife depart from her husband: But and if she departs, let her remain unmarried, or be reconciled to her husband: and let not the husband put away his wife.” In God’s plan, only death can nullify the marriage covenant, as explained in Romans 7:2-3.

 

All Christians must thus ensure they uphold the sanctity of marriage through love, humility and peaceful co-existence with each other (Ephesians 4:1-3 ).

Open Heaven 9 July 2020 Thursday Prayer Point:

 

Father, help me to build and uphold a peaceful marriage, in the mighty name of Jesus.

Open Heaven 9 July 2020 Thursday Hymn 6: God Give us Christian Homes

 

God, give us Christian homes!

Homes where the Bible is loved and taught,

Homes where the Master’s will is sought,

Homes crowned with beauty Your love has wrought;

God, give us Christian homes;

God, give us Christian homes!

God, give us Christian homes!

Homes where the father is true and strong,

Homes that are free from the blight of wrong,

Homes that are joyous with love and song;

God, give us Christian homes;

God, give us Christian homes!

God, give us Christian homes!

Homes where the mother, in caring quest,

Strives to show others Your way is best,

Homes where the Lord is an honored guest;

God, give us Christian homes;

God, give us Christian homes!

God, give us Christian homes!

Homes where the children are led to know

Christ in His beauty who loves them so,

Homes where the altar fires burn and glow;

God, give us Christian homes;

God, give us Christian homes!

Special note:

Beloved Reader, if you are yet to give your life to Christ Jesus, I would advise you to do so before you continue in this reading. Remember! The Lord Jesus in John 3:3 says, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless ye are born again, ye cannot see the kingdom of God.”

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Prayer Points on Today’s Open Heavens 9 July 2020 – And Two Shall Become One Flesh

 

Prayer Points:

 

1.Thank You, Father, for the establishment of the marriage institution, for companionship, for procreation and to prevent sexual promiscuity.

 

2.Father, in anyway I have fallen short of your glory, please, have mercy and forgive me, in Jesus name.

 

3.Father, please, give me a forgiving spirit; help me to forgive my spouse for any real or perceived offense or wrong done against me, in Jesus name.

 

4.Father, let every arrow of incessant quarrels, separation and divorce fired into my home and marriage, go back to sender, in Jesus name.

 

5.Holy Spirit, please, give me the grace to be faithful to my spouse and to my marriage vows; and perfect everything concerning my home and marriage, in Jesus name.

 

6.Father, silence every storm ignited in my marriage, through our disobedience or wrong counsels from in-laws and external parties, in Jesus name.

 

7.Father, please, repair every damage done to my home and marriage by the enemies or by our own wrong attitudes; and restore fully, whatever the devil has stolen from my family, in Jesus name.

 

8.Father, help me to build and uphold a peaceful marriage, in the mighty name of Jesus.

 

9.Father, restore Your peace in every troubled christian home and marriage, in Jesus name.

 

10.Father, bless your son, Pastor E.A.Adeboye; and perfect everything concerning his home, marriage, children and ministry, in Jesus name.

 

11.Father, bless Your son, that You have been using to prepare these prayer points, beyond measures, and all those who have been rebroadcasting them, in Jesus name.

 

12.Father, let every challenge, hindrance and obstacle of getting these prayer points across to Your children, timely, and on daily basis be removed, in Jesus name.

 

13.Your Personal petitions. (Philippians 4:6)

 

14.In Jesus name I pray. (John 14:13-14; 15:16)

 

15.Thank you Father for answered prayers. (1 Thessalonians 5:18).