1 Peter 1:1-9 • Through the resurrection of Lord Jesus we have “Living Hope”. • We have a heavenly Inheritance – incorruptible and undefiled and that does not fade away, reserved in heaven for you, • Kept by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.—-more—- • In the meantime, the genuineness of our faith is tested by various trials as gold is tested by fire and result in praise, honor, and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ • Though we don’t see Him now, yet we love Him, we rejoice in Him knowing that our faith will end in receiving the eternal salvation of our souls.
As Jesus entered into Jerusalem before His crucifixion, people welcomed Him with a great honor and celebration. But when we see Beyond the Celebration, we see the condition of the people and the city. Jesus saw the • Deceptive nature of God’s people • City that lost its opportunity to receive the Messiah—-more—- • People who lost the call of God But the donkey found its purpose by being a vehicle for the Master to ride on. Today, God wants us not to put a deceptive appearance in front of people, not to lose the opportunity to get saved and not to lose the call of God in our lives.
Today we need to Ask God For Open Hands. The harvest is plentiful, Therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.” • Open Hands are not busy, but are available for God’s Work and to serve others • Open Hands are Held up, not let down so that enemy doesn’t prevail—-more—- • Open Hands release resources, people and gifts to others, they don’t Hold. Listen to the sermon to know how important it is to pray for Open Hands and to have Open Hands to be used by God.
Open heaven is essential in order to receive both spiritual and material blessings. We will have Open Heaven above our lives when • We do what is Fitting, even though it may not be the best and desired • We Give according to the Biblical Life principle of tithing • We Obey God by changing our rebellious and stubborn nature—-more—- Listen to the sermon to know how to keep the heaven above your life open in order to receive the blessings that you have been waiting for a long time.
God wants us to have a open heart towards Him and with others so that we can receive life from God and be a life giver to others. Open heart is the one that receives and gives. Here is the summary of the sermon. – Open Heart Receives God’s Word – Open Heart Receives God’s Will—-more—- – Open Heart Gives Life in Words – Open Heart Gives Life in Action – Open Heart Gives Life through Sacrifice Listen to the sermon to know more about Open Heart and Ask God For Open Heart.