OPEN HEAVEN 18 JULY 2020 SATURDAY: GODLY SORROW

 OPEN HEAVEN 18 JULY 2020 SATURDAY: GODLY SORROW

While generally sorrow is a bad thing, godly sorrow is good; it brings about repentance. If you fall, first admit sorrowfully that you have made a mistake, then go to God pleading for mercy.

David was a man who had godly sorrow, that is why even though he made many mistakes in his lifetime, he kept on moving forward. He said in Psalm 51:3:

“For I acknowledge my transgressions; and my sin is ever before me.”

Several times in the Scriptures when David made a mistake, the Bible says his heart smote him.

You will not make progress if you are always shifting blame. Only failures make excuses. Godly sorrow leads you to learn from your mistakes.

David never repeated any of his mistakes because he was truly sorry for his sins.

If for instance, you fall into fornication because you were close friends with someone of the opposite sex, godly sorrow will alert you the next time you are getting close to someone who could make you fall, so you can break off that relationship.

Having godly sorrow does not mean feeling rejected by God when you do wrong. The feeling of rejection is a trap of the devil to keep us out of God’s light. 1 John 1:9 says:

“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”

God is always happy to forgive and reconnect with anyone who has erred from the faith, as long as they confess their sins.

When God has had mercy on you and welcomed you back into His light, you must run away from anything that can make you fall again.

The doctrine of grace which teaches that you can continue in sin once you are born again is a strategy of the devil to eradicate godly sorrow.

He raises up preachers to tell you that the Most Holy God does not mind if His children are unholy. That is a big lie!

PRAYER POINTS

1.Thank You, Father, for You do not want the death of a sinner, but that a sinner should come to repentance.

2.Thank You, Father, for being faithful and just to forgive me all my sins, and to cleanse me from all unrighteousness, once I confess them, in Jesus name.

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

4.Father, please, let me experience godly sorrow that worketh repentance unto salvation, and not worldly sorrow that leads to death, in Jesus name.

5.Father, give me the grace to always acknowledge and admit my sins, that I may prosper and receive mercy, in Jesus name.

6.Father, deliver me from wilful sins; and, help me to learn from my mistakes and never to repeat them again, in Jesus name.

7.Father, I repent and forsake my evil ways and sins, please, lift me up from where I have fallen and reconnect me back to You, in Jesus name.

8.Father, give me a heart that will be genuinely remorseful and repentant any time I offend You, in Jesus name.

9.Father, please, keep my feet from falling, and let all my enemies be silent in darkness, in Jesus name.

10.Father, bless your son, Pastor E.A.Adeboye; keep him pure, holy and without blemish, till the end, in Jesus name.

11.OUR FATHER, please uphold Your children working everyday on this platform (rccgonline.org) to prepare these prayers and declarations with Your right hand of righteousness. Give them the grace to keep up with this good work of Faith, in the name of Jesus

12 OUR FATHER, bless each and everyone dedicating their time to pray through these prayers & declarations at the point of their needs. Give them the grace to share/rebroadcast these prayers, in Jesus’ name.

13.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.

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

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

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

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