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Open Heaven 29 June 2019 – Who Is Your Ally?

Open Heaven 29 June 2019 – Who Is Your Ally? written by Pastor E. A. Adeboye

Topic: Who Is Your Ally?

MEMORISE: “But the Comforter who is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all thing to you your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.” – (John 14:26).

READ: John 14:25-31 (KJV)
25. These things have I spoken unto you, being yet present with you.

26. But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

27. Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you; not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

28. Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father; for my Father is greater than I.

29. And now I have told you before it come to pass, that, when it is come to pass, ye might believe.

30. Hereafter I will not talk much with you; for the prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me.

31. But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.

Open Heaven 29 June 2019 – MESSAGE:

An ally is an entity that comes to the aid of another with superior ability in one area or the other, helping it to overcome, defeat or escape the oppression of an aggressor or dominant circumstances. One usually seek an ally when there is an indication that he or she may not be able to handle a situation alone. For example, when a nation discovers that it cannot overcome another nation in battle, such a nation may form an alliance with other nations which are also in enmity with the nation confronting it in battle. An example of this is an alliance of Moab, Ammon and Mount Seir which rose up against the Israelite (2 Chronicles 20).

In spite of this alliance, the three nations were defeated by the children of Israel because they have the Greatest Ally fighting on their behalf. When Paul and Barnabas took the gospel to Paphos, they were also confronted by Elymas the sorcerer (Act 13:6-11).

But for the Greatest Ally, this sorcerer would have frustrated the effort to win an important personality to Christ. With His help, Paul pronounced judgment upon the spirit of sorcery at war with them and the result speaks for itself in Act 13:12. “Then the deputy when he saw what was done, believed, being astonished at the doctrine of the Lord”

One important lesson to learn from this story is that witnessing for Christ without the backing of the Holy Spirit may not be successful. The Lord Himself confirms the Holy Spirit is the perfect Ally of the church in the task of enforcing and expanding the kingdom of God (Act 1:8).

I call Him my Senior Partner and indeed He is more than that in the real sense of it. Beloved, ensure that you also have the Holy Spirit as your Ally. However, this is only possible if Jesus Christ is not only your savior but also your Lord. Romans 8:31 declared that if we have God as our Ally, victory is guaranteed, regardless of how hopeless the situation at hand may seem. (2 Kings 6:16) echoes a similar truth. Prophet Elisha woke up one morning and discovered that they were surrounded by enemy soldiers with horses and chariots.

Nevertheless, the prophet calmed his terrified servant down with this word in (2 Kings 6:16): “…fear not: for they that be with us are more than they that be with them.”
I, therefore, declare that in the name that is above every other name, the Greatest Ally will rise in your behalf today, and the enemies that have been keeping vigil over your life will suddenly become outnumbered by the host of heaven.

PRAYER POINT Open Heaven 29 June 2019:
Father You are my greatest ally, please rise and help me in Jesus’ Name.

BIBLE IN ONE YEAR:
Deuteronomy 4, Ezekiel 7:5-22

HYMNAL:
Hymn 11 – When the power of God1. When the power of God descended
On the day of Pentecost
All the days of waiting ended
They received the Holy Ghost

CHORUS:
O Lord send Thy pow’r just now
O Lord send Thy pow’r just now
O Lord send Thy pow’r just now
And baptize every one

2. Tongues of flame came down upon them
And they preach’d the word in pow’r
Listening multitudes awakened
Turn’d to God that very hour

CHORUS:
O Lord send Thy pow’r just now
O Lord send Thy pow’r just now
O Lord send Thy pow’r just now
And baptize every one

3. We are waiting Holy Spirit
We are all of one accord
Lord fulfil just now the promise
That is given in Thy word

CHORUS:
O Lord send Thy pow’r just now
O Lord send Thy pow’r just now
O Lord send Thy pow’r just now
And baptize every one

4. Fill and thrill us with Thy presence
Grant the blessing that we need
Flood our souls with wondrous glory
While the pray’r of faith we plead.

CHORUS:
O Lord send Thy pow’r just now
O Lord send Thy pow’r just now
O Lord send Thy pow’r just now
And baptize every one

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