OPEN HEAVEN 4 MARCH 2021 TOPIC: Victory By The Blood

MEMORISE: For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul. – Leviticus 17:11

READ: Exodus 12:12-14 (KJV)

12 For I will pass through the land of Egypt this night, and will smite all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, both man and beast; and against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment: I am the LORD.

13 And the blood shall be to you for a token upon the houses where ye are: and when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and the plague shall not be upon you to destroy you, when I smite the land of Egypt.

14 And this day shall be unto you for a memorial; and ye shall keep it a feast to the LORD throughout your generations; ye shall keep it a feast by an ordinance for ever.


Open Heaven 4 March 2021 MESSAGE:

According to our Bible reading for today, when God afflicted the land of Egypt with the death of all firstborn males, the Israelites were saved by the sprinkling of blood. This was a glimpse of what was to come later when Jesus shed His blood for us. The blood of Jesus is not just any ordinary blood, it is blood in its purest form that never loses its potency from generation to generation. The Bible tells us that the blood of Jesus cleanses every sin. If you will experience forgiveness of your sins, it must be by the blood of Jesus.

“But in those sacrifices there is a remembrance again made of sins every year. For it is not possible that the blood of bulls and of goats should take away sins.” Hebrews10:3-4

The blood of animals which used to be shed before Jesus’ death on the cross only covered sins temporarily, but the blood of Jesus removes sins completely and restores fellowship between God and man. No wonder John prophetically lifted his voice when he saw Jesus in John 1:29:

“… and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.”

Hebrews10:10 says:
“By the which will we are sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.”

Once Jesus did it, it was done because His blood is pure and powerful. The first blood of the innocent shed on earth is that of Abel. The Bible says his blood went up to God and got His attention for vengeance. The blood of Jesus is not only innocent but pure and speaks mercy.

Hebrews 12:24 says:
“And to Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling, that speaketh better things than that of Abel.”

Finally, we will win and be raptured by the blood. Revelation 12:11 says:
“And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb…”

Don’t fight the battles of life by your power; engage the power in the blood of Jesus.

Open Heaven 4 March 2021 KEY POINT:

The devil had been defeated when Jesus shed His blood for our sins. Enter into victory today by the blood of Jesus.

Open Heaven 4 March 2021 HYMN 29: What Can Wash Away My Stain?

1. What can wash away my sin?
Nothing but the blood of Jesus;
What can make me whole again?
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

Oh! precious is the flow
That makes me white as snow;
No other fount I know,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

2. For my pardon, this I see,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus;
For my cleansing this my plea,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

3. Nothing can for sin atone,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus;
Naught of good that I have done,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

4. This is all my hope and peace,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus;
This is all my righteousness,
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

5. Now by this I’ll overcome—
Nothing but the blood of Jesus;
Now by this I’ll reach my home—
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

6. Glory! Glory! This I sing—
Nothing but the blood of Jesus,
All my praise for this I bring—
Nothing but the blood of Jesus.

Open Heavens 2021 Daily Devotional guide was written by Pastor E.A. Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, one of the largest evangelical church in the world and also the President of Christ the Redeemer’s Ministries. The Open Heavens devotional application is available across all mobile platforms and operating systems: iOS, Android, Blackberry, Nokia, Windows Mobile and PC.

1. Admit that you are a sinner. "For all [humans] have sinned, and comes short of the glory of God....[and] the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord" (Romans 3:23)
2. Repent now. "Repent ye therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out ...[for] if we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness " (Acts 3:19, 1 John 1:9)
3. Believe that God loves you and Jesus died for you. "God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet Sinners, Christ died for us" (Romans 5:8)
4. Invite Jesus into your life through prayer of faith. Jesus says, "Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me" (Revelation 3:20)