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The Jigsaw Puzzle

  • For it is precept on precept, precept on precept; line on line, line on line; here a little, there a little. Isaiah 28:10 WEB

    With little pieces of the jigsaw puzzle scattered all over the table, we began to try and assemble it. This one was seriously difficult because someone had mistakenly mixed a couple of other puzzles together in the same box, and now there were pieces that did not belong there at all. Fortunately we had a picture to go by, and eventually it started to take shape. When finally complete, it was beautiful.

    God sees the bigger picture of your life, while you cannot. He knows what pieces to keep, and what needs to be removed. After walking with Him a while, your life will begin to take shape, and when complete, it will become something beautiful.

    Work with God and allow Him to separate you from the things that do not belong in your life. He will not separate you from your friends, or the things that you love and want to keep around like lust, or greed. We have a free will to choose what God we serve just as Joshua and the Israelites (Joshua 24:15). Calling Jesus Lord gives Him a title, doing what He says makes Him your Lord.

    Also do not get run ahead of God and begin to throw out things that He intends to keep. Just work at His pace. You do not need to understand everything right now, He does, and that is enough. It is one piece at a time and one day at a time. It is line upon line, here a little, there a little, eventually this thousand piece puzzle will make sense.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father I choose You today. Help me get in tune with Your plan for my life and change what You will. Guide me and help me make the right decisions. Teach me and make Your path clear in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

God please fix this mess. Amen

October 27, 2016
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Carol Policastro
Carol Policastro

Amen

October 27, 2016
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen 

October 27, 2016
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Kimberly Dublin
Kimberly Dublin

Amen.

 

October 27, 2016
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Sylvia Todd
Sylvia Todd

Good morning, Helena, hope you have a blessed day :)!

October 27, 2016
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Penelope Rhome
Penelope Rhome

amen

October 27, 2016
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles

Prayer: Heavenly Father I choose You today. Help me get in tune with Your plan for my life and change what You will. Guide me and help me make the right decisions. Teach me and make Your path clear in the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Amen! Yes Lord! Please make it so easy and clear even I can comprehend and comply ;) Amen! Amen! Thank you Pastor <3 God bless 

October 27, 2016
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Sylvia Todd
Sylvia Todd

Amen, Lord, please guide Dianna clearly and light her path brightly <3!

October 27, 2016
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady

Amen. As I pray in the morning for the Holy Spirit to guide me through the day. He does just that. Divine appointments come that in my early walk with Christ I considered distractions. I am more able to live a life in His presence when He is my guide.

October 27, 2016
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Sylvia Todd
Sylvia Todd

Amen, Carol <3!

October 27, 2016
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Kim Smith
Kim Smith

Your devotions tie things together better than any other devotions I have read.  Thank you for sharing your stories and life lessons! While I still have missing pieces in my puzzle, I look forward to the full picture the Lord has for me in the future.  

October 27, 2016
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Ida Ruth Rodriguez
Ida Ruth Rodriguez

Amen!!! :)

October 27, 2016
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Christina Ocasio
Christina Ocasio

Amen♡

October 27, 2016
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Audry Reddy
Audry Reddy

Amen!

October 27, 2016
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd!  Heavenly Father I choose You today. Help me get in tune with Your plan for my life and change what You will. Guide me and help me make the right decisions. Teach me and make Your path clear in the Name of Jesus Christ I pray.

October 28, 2016
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Sylvia Todd
Sylvia Todd

Amen, brother!

October 28, 2016
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Zodie Dempsey
Zodie Dempsey

Pastor Dion -

Good blog, really speaking to me right now.  I have a questions - can you clarify this point - "He will not separate you from your friends, or the things that you love and want to keep around like lust, or greed."  Particularly the things you want to keep around part...like lust or greed? I'm not sure what you're saying here...

 

Thanks,

Zodie 

October 28, 2016
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Sylvia Todd
Sylvia Todd

Hi Zodie :), what that means is that God will not force you to do anything. If, for instance, you had a drug habit - if you really hated that habit and wanted to get rid of it, but your flesh was weak, the Lord would help you do so. If, on the ther hand, you chase after drugs like they are your friend, He will allow you to do that.

October 28, 2016
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Zodie Dempsey
Zodie Dempsey

Hi, Sylvia -

Thanks for clarifying...  Can we private message on here like on Facebook, so that no one else sees our conversation.  I have another question I'd like to ask.

 

:-)

October 28, 2016
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Sylvia Todd
Sylvia Todd

Hi Zodie, sure, you can click on my name and should see a message link on the left. Also, there is a Messages link at the top (if you are on a Phone, it's called Inbox) that should open up the contact form. You should be able to start typing my name and I should show up on the list :). Either way will work!

October 28, 2016
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Zodie Dempsey
Zodie Dempsey

Super, thanks!

October 28, 2016
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen

October 30, 2016