[Open Heaven 10 November 2022] Topic: Divine Victory Over Mental Sickness
Open Heaven 10 November 2022 TOPIC: Divine Victory Over Mental Sickness
MEMORISE: “If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.” – James 1:5 (KJV)
READ: Mark 5:1-20 (KJV)
1 And they came over unto the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gadarenes.
2 And when he was come out of the ship, immediately there met him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit,
3 Who had his dwelling among the tombs; and no man could bind him, no, not with chains:
4 Because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any man tame him.
5 And always, night and day, he was in the mountains, and in the tombs, crying, and cutting himself with stones.
6 But when he saw Jesus afar off, he ran and worshipped him,
7 And cried with a loud voice, and said, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of the most high God? I adjure thee by God, that thou torment me not.
8 For he said unto him, Come out of the man, thou unclean spirit.
9 And he asked him, What is thy name? And he answered, saying, My name is Legion: for we are many.
10 And he besought him much that he would not send them away out of the country.
11 Now there was there nigh unto the mountains a great herd of swine feeding.
12 And all the devils besought him, saying, Send us into the swine, that we may enter into them.
13 And forthwith Jesus gave them leave. And the unclean spirits went out, and entered into the swine: and the herd ran violently down a steep place into the sea, (they were about two thousand;) and were choked in the sea.
14 And they that fed the swine fled, and told it in the city, and in the country. And they went out to see what it was that was done.
15 And they come to Jesus, and see him that was possessed with the devil, and had the legion, sitting, and clothed, and in his right mind: and they were afraid.
16 And they that saw it told them how it befell to him that was possessed with the devil, and also concerning the swine.
17 And they began to pray him to depart out of their coasts.
18 And when he was come into the ship, he that had been possessed with the devil prayed him that he might be with him.
19 Howbeit Jesus suffered him not, but saith unto him, Go home to thy friends, and tell them how great things the Lord hath done for thee, and hath had compassion on thee.
20 And he departed, and began to publish in Decapolis how great things Jesus had done for him: and all men did marvel.
BIBLE IN ONE YEAR: John 8-9
Open Heaven 10 November 2022 MESSAGE:
Mental sickness is not limited to madness. It can also mean that a person has challenges with their thinking faculty. Some students have brilliant minds, but they blank out in the examination hall. If you have any problem with your memory, God is able to deliver you. The devil wants you to be a fool because he knows the Bible says in Psalm 14:1:
The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good.
The devil knows that it is written in Proverbs 13:20:
He that walketh with wise men shall be wise: but a companion of fools shall be destroyed.
He wants you to live like a fool so you can be destroyed, but God is putting an end to all his attacks against you now, in Jesus’ name. Also, the devil wants you to be a fool because he knows the Bible says in Proverbs 3:35:
The wise shall inherit glory: but shame shall be the promotion of fools.
James 1:5 says:
If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.
If you are not as clever as you ought to be, or have been failing examinations, the Almighty God will lay His hands upon you now and give you victory in the mental realm, in Jesus’ name.
The mad man of Gadara could not think straight because he was possessed by demons. However, as soon as the Master spoke a word, those demons left him and he started to think and talk normally (Mark 5:1-20). If the Almighty God could deliver a man who was mad, how much more would He be able to restore you to sound mental health? That same God will heal you wherever you need help mentally right now, in the mighty name of Jesus.
Open Heaven 10 November 2022 ACTION POINT:
Do you need help in the mental realm? Lay your right hand on your head and ask the Lord to touch and heal you now in Jesus’ name.
Open Heaven 10 November 2022 HYMN 16: O God, Our Held In Ages Past
1 O God, our help in ages past,
our hope for years to come,
our shelter from the stormy blast,
and our eternal home:
2 Under the shadow of your throne
your saints have dwelt secure;
sufficient is your arm alone,
and our defense is sure.
3 Before the hills in order stood,
or earth received its frame,
from everlasting you are God,
to endless years the same.
4 A thousand ages in your sight
are like an evening gone,
short as the watch that ends the night
before the rising sun.
5 Time, like an ever-rolling stream,
soon bears us all away;
we fly forgotten, as a dream
dies at the op’ning day.
6 O God, our help in ages past,
our hope for years to come,
still be our guard while troubles last,
and our eternal home!
Open Heavens 2022 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. Open Heaven for Today 2022