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Going Down For The Last Time

  • My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me. I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of My hand. My Father, who has given them to Me, is greater than all, and no one is able to snatch them out of the Father's hand. John 10:27 ESV

    The star of the show that we were watching took some really bad knocks and it looked like he was going down for the last time. Somehow he found some inner strength and soon pulled himself together, got back up and gave the bad guy what was coming to him. The hero always gets back up after a knock down.

    Life can be full of setbacks, disappointments and failures but the God we serve is stronger than all and no one is able to snatch us from Him. God is stronger than any addiction, demon, person, task or circumstance that you face today.

    The only thing that truly matters is your relationship with Him. When you are in His hand nothing is going to touch you without Him allowing it for some purpose. I am not saying that you will never be sick or in need. I am saying that you will never be alone, and you will never be lost because our God is able to sustain you.

    He is able to make all things work out for your good. Even the things that were meant to harm you will instead promote you. You will not go down for the last time because God will always give you the strength to get back up.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, I pray that you give me the grace to always get up when I fall. Help me see things the way that You do and draw my heart to You, in the name of Jesus.

    Note: Good morning! For any who missed the email, the video of the Sunday service is available, which is part two of our series on Faith, Hope and Love. To view this or any past message, just go to the Watch page on the site menu and click on the "Watch Previous Services" link. Have a blessed day :)!

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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes Lord Jesus, amen. 

October 20, 2016
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Penelope Rhome
Penelope Rhome

amen

 

October 20, 2016
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady

Amen!

October 20, 2016
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Eric Rodriguez
Eric Rodriguez

Thanks be to   G  O  D     .  .  .  .  .  .  .

October 20, 2016
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Joseph Adams, Jr.
Joseph Adams, Jr.

Amen,I have been, (and am) feelng down these days. Yet I know my Redeemer lives. Thanks Pastor Dion for your encouraging words that are much like God's mercies: new every morning.

October 20, 2016
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Audry Reddy
Audry Reddy

Amen!

October 20, 2016
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Peggy Linkous
Peggy Linkous

Good morning,Dion, thank you for today's message,i am feeling like i will never find my way back up,I have always been able to handle almost anything in life,but this time i am wondering why,i know i should never ask why,but i think were all gulity of this.The Lord has always helped me up,but for some reason i cannot find anyway of getting up from this burden in my life,I want to thank you and Slyvia for all the prayers,and please keep praying and it be God's will i will make it up again. In Christian love,  Peggy

 

October 20, 2016
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Deng Tembreza
Deng Tembreza

GOD LOVES YOUR VERY MUCH Peggy.  Just have faith and believe.

October 20, 2016
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Peggy Linkous
Peggy Linkous

I DO BELIEVE,AND I TRUST THE LORD WITH ALL MY HEART,BUT MY SITUATION IS NOT GETTING BETTER,I AM SO AFRAID OF THE NEXT DAY,IF ONLY I KNEW WHERE TO TURN TO GET THE ANSWERE I NEED SO BAD,I DO GO TO THE lORD AND I LAY MY PROBLEMS AT HIS FEET EACH DAY,BUT I CANNOT RELY ON THE lORD TO DO SO MUCH WHEN THERE ISSO MUCH GOING ON IN THE WORLD,I JUST NEED TO HEAR SMALL MESSAGES OF ENCOURAGEMENT,LIKE THIS MESSAGE FROM YOU,THANK YOU AND MAY THE lORD bLESS YOU.

October 20, 2016
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Monje Mellie
Monje Mellie

Amen and Amen 

October 20, 2016
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Mary Pat Taylor
Mary Pat Taylor

Thank you for this, Pastor Dion.  It seems lately like I'm overwhelmed and really needed this. 

October 20, 2016
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Diane Symborski✝
Diane Symborski✝

Amen! Thank you Pastor Dion for todays devotion. :-) 

 

Heavenly Father, I pray that you give me the grace to always get up when I fall. Help me see things the way that You do and draw my heart to You, in the name of Jesus. Amen <3

October 20, 2016
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Rebecca Adkins
Rebecca Adkins

AMEN! This message really got to me and also confirmations of some of the things I am going through in my life.

PRAISES TO OUR HEAVENLY FATHER. I thank GOD for your website, as sometimes it is the only thing that helps get me going during the hardest of times. Thank you for your words and wisdom, Pastor Dion. Have a blessed day.

October 20, 2016
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler

Yes, Rebecca, I find this church on love truly formed & built with God's caring heart for all who continue in walk with Him.  Needing all He offers.  His Word telling how each in His body to be there caring & sharing for each.  It is in the Word Philippines 2:1 Therefore if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ. if any comfort from His love, if any common sharing in the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind.  Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit.  Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.  Always as a young Christian wanted what this said to be in my church.  Yet in longer walk I was learning we are all in a different different places and these words are goals to work on.

November 3, 2016
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Ida Ruth Rodriguez
Ida Ruth Rodriguez

Amen! Thank you Pastor Dion for another word in season. Thank you God for this reminder! :)

October 20, 2016
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Rachael Burke
Rachael Burke

Amen, God lifts us up whenever we fall, just remind of the song, count your blessings, name them one by one, and indeed it will surprise you to see what the Lord had done. Thanks pastor Todd , for this wonderful inspiring message 

October 20, 2016
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield

Thank you, Pastor Dioan--this message gave me a lot of encouragement today! God bless you!

October 20, 2016
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Dion!  Heavenly Father, I pray that You give me the grace to always get up when I fall. Help me see things the way that You do and draw my heart to You, in the Name of Jesus.  Amen.

October 21, 2016
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen

October 21, 2016
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

In my own life I have experienced many setbacks,falls,near death situations,hardships,loss and broken dreams. But,because of Father,Son and Holy Spirit they have brought me through the all and I am still here. I still don't know why but I trust in God's greater plan and whatever purpose He has created me for. I constantly ask Him to reveal to me daily what He wants from me and what to do. He has given me the strength to press on even when I didn't want to and felt like giving up. God helps me remember it all and know that I'm not here just by chance. He will help all of you the same way too because He loves you.

October 22, 2016
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Rosemary Marsh
Rosemary Marsh

Heavenly Father, there are days that I sometimes struggle with situations that never seem to really change.Help me to see into the situation as you see it and give me understanding and wisdom as to how I can handle the situation,and the changes that I need to make.Thank you for your grace and Mercy,for lifting me up when my spirit feels low.In the Name of Jesus Christ I pray.

October 22, 2016
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler

Soo true.  When I am down or knocked down emotionally I start talking to the Lord & words rush in...songs, verses or a memory of something similar.  It is the muscle that gets me up & going again.

November 3, 2016