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  • Now the Philistines had taken God's ark, and they brought it from Ebenezer to Ashdod. The Philistines took God's ark, and brought it into the house of Dagon and set it by Dagon. When the people of Ashdod arose early on the next day, behold, Dagon had fallen on his face to the ground before Yahweh's ark. They took Dagon and set him in his place again. 1 Samuel 5:1'3 WEB

    Early in the morning when the Philistine priests came to their temple, they were shocked to find their pagan god dagon (the god of grain and fish) laying on his face before the ark of God. So they stood dagon back up, but the next morning again found him laying before the ark, but this time he was broken in several pieces.

    The Israelites while backslidden had intended to use God to fight their battles by bringing out the ark, but that day He was with their enemies instead and He allowed the ark to be captured. You cannot use God to accomplish your will, though He may use you to accomplish His. He is the Almighty God and we are His children. Disciplined children listen to their parents.

    When God said 'You shall have no other gods before Me' He actually meant it. If you place something in your life more important than Him it will crumble and you will be disappointed. Keep the Lord first in your life and everything else will fall into place. If you put something else first in your life, it will go face down.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father I thank You for bringing me this far. Please lead me today and help me make the right decisions. Help me bring my life into balance, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

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Mark Duell
Mark Duell

Amen

December 22, 2016
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Mike OBryan
Mike OBryan

It is written!! Hum!!!!!!!

December 22, 2016
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles

Prayer: Heavenly Father I thank You for bringing me this far. Please lead me today and help me make the right decisions. Help me bring my life into balance, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Amen Thank you <3

December 22, 2016
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Michelle Padgett Drake
Michelle Padgett Drake

Amen.  Thank you for life, God.

December 22, 2016
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen

December 22, 2016
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt

I want to just let God be God, and to be in His word daily so He can renew my mind.

December 22, 2016
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Me,too, Twila! God first and only!

December 22, 2016
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady

Amen. No other Gods before Him.

December 22, 2016
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Conchita Bowman
Conchita Bowman

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU AND SYLVIA AND MAY 2017 BRING YOU ALL AND YOUR MINISTRY GREAT AWESOMENESS!!  Thank you both for everything you all do in your wonderful ministry.  Loved your interview!!

 

God's blessing always,

Conchita Bowman

December 22, 2016
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Rick Doran
Rick Doran

Amen!

December 22, 2016
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen 

December 22, 2016
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Fraser Keys
Fraser Keys

Lord always help me to focus on you and not be so concerned about the cares of this world and be thankful for every day that you have given me on this earth!

December 22, 2016
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Amen my Lord Jesus. 

December 22, 2016
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield

Idolatry is a snaky entitry, as it can manifest itself in so many things, such as addictions.Only God can help us overcome and He will if we ask!

December 22, 2016
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Diane Symborski✝
Diane Symborski✝

Amen!     Thank you Pastor Dion for todays devotion. :-)          This devotion was speaking to me about something that I started. I think I did the right thing.  I claim your prayer over me. Amen. <3

 

Prayer: Heavenly Father I thank You for bringing me this far. Please lead me today and help me make the right decisions. Help me bring my life into balance, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Amen. <3

December 22, 2016
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Rev.Donald  L Mercer
Rev.Donald L Mercer

Godspeed and best wishes for a Blessed Christmas!

December 23, 2016
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Diane Symborski✝
Diane Symborski✝

Rev.Donald L Mercer, thank you. :-) Merry Christmas to you and your family. I pray many blessing over you and yours. Thank You! <3

December 23, 2016
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd!  Heavenly Father I thank You for bringing me this far. Please lead me today and help me make the right decisions. Help me bring my life into balance, in the Name of Jesus Christ I pray.  Amen.

December 23, 2016
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Rev.Donald  L Mercer
Rev.Donald L Mercer

Yes, when HE said anyone who loves mother father sister brother indeed youur own children more than ME then you cannot be MY Disciple.  I am learning how true that really is and it is very painful and a hard saying as HIS original 12 said amongst themselves!

December 23, 2016
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

December 23, 2016
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen! Heavenly father I thank you for bringing me this far. Please Lead Me today and help me make the right decisions. Help me bring my life into balance, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray amen!

December 23, 2016
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Rosemary Marsh
Rosemary Marsh

Amen.Thank You Heavenly Father,for your word and for teaching us your ways.Help me to keep focused on your ways and will,and to keep my life balanced.In The Name of Jesus Christ I pray.

December 30, 2016
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler

Amen...Foolish to think there is another God.  The Lord is a jealous God and I know He loves me

January 4, 2017