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The Rock of Ages

  • You will keep whoever's mind is steadfast in perfect peace, because he trusts in you. Trust in Yahweh forever; for in Yah, Yahweh, is an everlasting Rock. Isaiah 26:3 WEB

    How did I get caught up in this mess? Many times have I asked myself that question. It would begin with a thought, which if I dwelt on it, became a desire. Before long, what started as a "harmless" thought had matured into a full-blown reality. Where the mind goes, the body soon follows. If the mind stays in the gutter, your spirit will soon be covered in slime. It all begins in the mind, and our thought life guides our future actions.

    When we constantly think about the troubles of tomorrow, we become anxious, worry and soon end up in tears. It robs us of our energy, time and strength. Don't let that be you; make the most of today. Each day has enough trouble of its own (Matthew 6:34). Isaiah said that God would guard and keep in constant peace, the one whose mind is kept on Him. When you are focused on God, you will overcome the troubles of the world, and not be overcome by them.

    Nothing coming tomorrow is too difficult because nothing is impossible for God (Luke 18:27). The Lord's arm is not too short to deliver you (Numbers 11:23, Isaiah 59:1). No weapon formed against you shall prosper (Isaiah 54:17). Those that wait on the Lord shall renew their strength (Isaiah 40:31). The LORD is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me? (Psalm 118:6).

    Focus on God today and what He has for you, His promises and His word. Stop worrying about tomorrow and fight to keep your mind out of the gutter if it drifts there. God is unchanging, loving and all-powerful, truly the Rock of Ages. He is able to take care of you, no matter how bad the situation looks. He invented faithfulness.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father let me see through Your eyes and get in tune with what You are doing on the earth today. I want to know You in a deeper way. I want to be lost in Your presence Lord. Give me victory in my thought life and help me to focus on You, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

    Note: Good morning! We have a new group, called "Overcomers: Addiction Support Group"! The mission of this group is not only for drug support, but for ALL addictions (ie; sex, gambling, food, compulsive shopping, tobacco etc.). Our goal here is to help others who may desire to get help , by God''''s word and with other resources that may be available to you, with identifying and stopping these behaviours. Even if you do not understand addiction, or do not feel that you are addicted to any of the above but are curious, please join us in our endeavor to spread this Word to not only ourselves, but to others in our lives who may be going through this themselves. This group is private, which means all are welcome, but only group members can see the posts. To join this or any group, go to the Groups link on the site menu and click on the one that interests you!

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Mike OBryan
Mike OBryan

Good Morning-- great informaion,, I shall take a look at he groups-thanks!!

February 23, 2017
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Penelope Rhome
Penelope Rhome

amen

February 23, 2017
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Thank you God for your many blessings. I plead with u my God to restore my Larisa and bring her home. Open the doors please. Amen. 

February 23, 2017
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen

February 23, 2017
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Joseph Adams, Jr.
Joseph Adams, Jr.

Amen

February 23, 2017
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Pastor Marty Pena
Pastor Marty Pena

Satan has dirt on everyone, without exception. Don’t let him blackmail you with this. That’s why Christ died. Satan’s aim is simple: to make you forget that your sins are paid for by Jesus. God’s aim is astounding: to free you completely from sin’s guilt and shame. HE is the Rock of all Ages, the Never changing God who loves beyond comprehension. Thank you, Pastor Todd, for an anointed message of truth. Thank you and Sylvia for all you do for the Kingdom of God daily on Refreshing Hope Ministries. You are a true blessing to me and to everyone on here.

February 23, 2017
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt

Amen.

February 23, 2017
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Great message Pastor! God is my rock and refuge. Amen.

February 23, 2017
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt

Amen! Gods perfect peace!!!

February 23, 2017
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady

Amen!

February 23, 2017
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

This is how I got sober and allowed my life to be changed. In the early 1990s I heard a teaching on Matthew 6:33. I remember wondering to my self; "Does this really work?" Matthew 6:33 says; "Seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you." I remember deciding I would apply that to my life and see how it would turn out. I am now 25 years into this walk and I am still seeking the fullness of His Kingdom and His righteousness. It was the best decision I ever made in my life. I went from a recovering drug addict, to a man who has everything I could possiably want in life and God placed it all in my life. No one can ever tell me that this does not work. Just try it for a while.

February 23, 2017
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Patty Seckar
Patty Seckar

God bless you Jim. God saved my husband from addiction also 4 years ago. We have an awesome God. 

February 23, 2017
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler

WOW!!  Congratulations!!  I get that and walked the walk with stories of different twists I am sure... Blessings to you!!

February 23, 2017
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Rachael Burke
Rachael Burke

Amen

February 23, 2017
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Rosemary Marsh
Rosemary Marsh

Amen.Yes Jesus Christ is my Rock the Rock of my Salvation.Thanks be to God.

February 23, 2017
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Christina Ocasio
Christina Ocasioedited: February 23, 2017

Amen♡ For you are the Rock on which I stand..

February 23, 2017
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Madalyn Myers
Madalyn Myersedited: February 23, 2017

I tend to think a lot. But I am grateful for what God has given me. I am learning to appreciate what I do have. Since my father passed away I had to come to the reality that I have to take care of myself. This has been hard but I try to do what I can to make it. I am hopeful that everything will work out. God is good, there were times when I did not want to face life but some how I made it through the tough times. It is a process but I am learning to accept what Gods plan for my life is. I am also learning to love myself again so that I may learn others. Love others.

February 23, 2017
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Rebecca Adkins
Rebecca Adkins

Wow! What an awesome message. God is really doinga work in my life. I haven't been able to respond for awhile because of hand surgery and learning how to use my smart phone. This message is so on time. I miss you all and so glad to be back. I hope everyone has a Blessed Day.

February 23, 2017
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler

Hi Rebecca,.Nice to hear from you and pray yr hand heals well with complete function.  Yes, new cells are fun of a different kind

February 23, 2017
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Deng Tembreza
Deng Tembrezaedited: February 23, 2017

"GOD is unchanging, loving and all-powerful, truly the rock of all ages." Praise and thankS be to GOD OUR LORD GOD ALMIGHTY

February 23, 2017
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Amen Lord. 

February 23, 2017
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Diane Symborski✝
Diane Symborski✝

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

 

Prayer: Heavenly Father let me see through Your eyes and get in tune with what You are doing on the earth today. I want to know You in a deeper way. I want to be lost in Your presence Lord. Give me victory in my thought life and help me to focus on You, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Amen <3 

February 23, 2017
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen Hallelujah praise the Lord, pastors prayer, Heavenly Father let me see through your eyes and get in tune with what you are doing on the Earth today. I want to know you in a deeper way. I want to be lost in your presence Lord. Give me victory in my thought life and help me to focus on you, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray Amen!!

February 23, 2017
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler

Loved this msg.  Very meaty...Chew & swallow.  I am hungry for these.  Love the real.  Jesus was that and helped those needing this type of message He gave you.  All forgiving God...Ready to walk with us and help us however we get off track and in need of His love and forgiveness.  Arms full of hugs of love.  I have that famous pic I bought early walk years with Christ still hanging seeing me there in His embrass.  Thank You ,Lord for always understanding, for being there even when I am caught up and then You show up in the midst.  I really, Lord, needed to hear this at this moment...You are sooo good to me...Amen!!

February 23, 2017
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Praise God!  Good morning!  Thanks for this word Pastor Todd!  Heavenly Father let me see through Your eyes and get in tune with what You are doing on the earth today. I want to know You in a deeper way. I want to be lost in Your presence Lord. Give me victory in my thought life and help me to focus on You, in the Name of Jesus Christ I pray.  Amen.

February 24, 2017
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Donna Darling
Donna Darling

Heavenly Father let me see through Your eyes and get in tune with what You are doing on the earth today. I want to know You in a deeper way. I want to be lost in Your presence Lord. Give me victory in my thought life and help me to focus on You, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Amen!

February 25, 2017
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Janet Marsh-Lord
Janet Marsh-Lord

A great message Pastor Dion. Food for thought ....Thank you.... Amen.

February 25, 2017
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Ida Ruth Rodriguez
Ida Ruth Rodriguez

Amen

March 6, 2017