Open Heavens Devotional 26 June 2019 Wednesday – THE DANGER OF FRUITLESSNESS

Open Heavens Devotional 26 June 2019 Wednesday



Open Heavens Devotional 26 June 2019 Wednesday

Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit. – John 15:2

Open Heavens Devotional 26 June 2019 Wednesday

READ: LUKE 13:6-9 (KJV)

6. He spake also this parable; A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came and sought fruit thereon, and found none.

7. Then said he unto the dresser of his vineyard, Behold, these three years I come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and find none; cut it down; why cumbereth it the ground?

8. And he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and dung it;

9. And if it bear fruit, well; and if not, then after that thou shalt cut it down.


Open Heavens Devotional 26 June 2019 Wednesday


“Be fruitful” is the very first statement God made to mankind.This statement was pronounced both as a blessing and a command. It is therefore obvious that fruitfulness is the heartbeat and overriding objective of the Almighty God for mankind.Out of His abundant love, God conferred fruitfulness as an irreversible blessing on mankind so that every human being is empowered to bear fruit effortlessly.He also made it a commandment so that everyone, without exception, must bear fruit. Fruitfulness is so important that Jesus in John 15:8 said that the Father is glorified when we bear much fruit, and by bearing much fruit, we demonstrate that we are His disciples indeed.

Consequently, God reacts to fruitfulness the same way He reacts to rebellion, because failure to bear fruit is actually rebellion against the commandment and purpose of God for mankind (Luke 3:9, Matthew 21:19).

The question is, are you bearing fruit? What type of fruit are you producing? If you have not yet given your life to Christ, God expects you to first bear the fruit of repentance (Matthew 3:8).

Open Heavens Devotional 26 June 2019 Wednesday

For those who are saved, God expects us to bear the fruit of the Spirit and produce the fruit of souls won into His kingdom (Ephesians 5:8-9, Matthew 28:18-20).

Our Lord Jesus Christ gave the disciples many parables, including the Parable of Talents, to teach them the importance of fruitfulness in stewardship.In that parable, all the servants put their talents to profitable use except the servant to whom was entrusted one talent (Matthew 25:14-30).

This servant went and dug the ground to hide his Lord’s memory where it lay fallow. When his Lord returned and all servants rendered account of their stewardship, he was seriously reprimanded for his lack of productivity.

His talent was taken away from him and given as bonus to another servant. In like manner, the Lord expects every one of His children to diligently put their talents and gifts into profitable use for the advancement of His kingdom.

We are to do the works of Christ, of which spreading the gospel and soul-winning is paramount. If we fail to be fruitful or productive, we may be guilty of receiving the grace of God in vain, thereby becoming unprofitable servants.

I pray that you will never be considered an unprofitable servant in Jesus’ Name. God is keenly looking out for our fruits, expecting us to bear fruit spiritually, physically, financially and materially.

He will judge our individual and corporate performance by the quality and quantity of fruit we bear. May you bear fruits that abound and remain, in Jesus’ Name.

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Open Heavens Devotional 26 June 2019 Wednesday

Father, please rebuke fruitlessness and stagnancy in my life today, in Jesus’ Name.

Open Heavens Devotional 26 June 2019 Wednesday

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Hymn 12: Deeper, Deeper In The Love Of Jesus

Deeper, deeper in the love of Jesus
Daily let me go;
Higher, higher in the school of wisdom,
More of grace to know.

Oh, deeper yet, I pray,
And higher every day,
And wiser, blessed Lord,
In Thy precious, holy Word.

Deeper, deeper, blessed Holy Spirit,
Take me deeper still,
Till my life is wholly lost in Jesus,
And His perfect will.

Deeper, deeper! though it cost hard trials,
Deeper let me go!
Rooted in the holy love of Jesus,
Let me fruitful grow.

Deeper, higher, every day in Jesus,
Till all conflict past,
Finds me conqu’ror, and in His own image
Perfected at last.

Deeper, deeper in the faith of Jesus,
Holy faith and true;
In His pow’r and soul exulting wisdom
Let me peace pursue.

Open Heavens Devotional 26 June 2019 Wednesday by Pastor E.A Adeboye the General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church Of God.

Impossible Is Not God

Open Heavens Devotional 26 June 2019 Wednesday – THE DANGER OF FRUITLESSNESS

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