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  • But I will sacrifice to you with the voice of thanksgiving. I will pay that which I have vowed. Salvation belongs to Yahweh. Then Yahweh spoke to the fish, and it vomited out Jonah on the dry land. Yahweh's word came to Jonah the second time, saying, 'Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach to it the message that I give you.' So Jonah arose, and went to Nineveh, according to Yahweh's word. Jonah 2:9'3:3 WEB

    The word of the Lord came to Jonah and told him to go to Nineveh. Jonah knew that he should go, but then he did the opposite. He ran as far away from God's will as he could get. Problems followed him, and a storm overtook him. Jonah soon found himself sitting at the bottom of the sea in a custom made fish.

    When he was almost dead with nothing else to live for, Jonah began to pray. God heard his prayer and spoke into his situation. Jonah was released from his captivity. Then the word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time. It was the same word: 'Arise, go to Nineveh and preach to it the message that I give you.'

    There have been times in my life when I knew what to do, but like Jonah, I did the exact opposite. You can call it weakness, or whatever you like. I sometimes call it 'educational.' I know where that road goes, I have been there and done that.

    Anytime that you move into disobedience, problems will soon follow, but it is never too late to turn it all around with a simple prayer. Can someone know God, know what to do, but then do the opposite? Jonah did. If they do turn back to God and pray, will He restore them? God restored Jonah, and then His word came a second time.

    It is never too late to stop and pray. The thief on the cross had minutes left after living a life of crime, but the Lord saved him. No matter how bad you have been, you can be forgiven. No matter how far you have fallen, you can be restored. No matter how lost you are, you can be found. No matter what holds you captive, you can go free. The heavy burden on your shoulders can be lifted and the peace and joy will return.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father please forgive me of the things that I have done wrong. I turn to You today and want Your will to be done in my life. Help me see my life through Your eyes and the plan that You have for me clearly. Give me the grace to resist temptation and to reach my greatest potential in You, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Amen. 

March 10, 2017
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen 

March 10, 2017
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen!

March 10, 2017
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Mike OBryan
Mike OBryan

Amazing too be Human, having choices! To be screamed at as a boy, when I was wrong was very effective! It happened fro a reason!! L learned. I learned too lesson!!!! This is a very out there story-like so many in the bible! The teaching is key!! Lesson.. Forgiveness, Rewards. Hum very cool!!!

March 10, 2017
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles

Prayer: Heavenly Father please forgive me of the things that I have done wrong. I turn to You today and want Your will to be done in my life. Help me see my life through Your eyes and the plan that You have for me clearly. Give me the grace to resist temptation and to reach my greatest potential in You, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Amen! Thank you and God bless

March 10, 2017
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Gail Sellu
Gail Sellu

In Jesus' name I  pray, Amen. Thank you Lord for your forgiveness! 

March 10, 2017
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Lord help me to see Your plan for my life! Give me the wisdom and strength to follow it. Amen.

March 10, 2017
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Rick Doran
Rick Doran

Amen, Thank you Heavenly Father for not giving up on me.

March 10, 2017
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Matthew  Materazzi
Matthew Materazzi

Amen

March 10, 2017
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Joseph Adams, Jr.
Joseph Adams, Jr.

Amen

March 10, 2017
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Diane Casey
Diane Casey

AMEN!!!!!!

March 10, 2017
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Patricia Seville
Patricia Seville

This is so true I wish the whole world would read it I wish I could read it every minute of my day cuz I forget we all need forgiveness and God is the one to forgive us God bless have a good day

March 10, 2017
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Khalilah Horton- Spencer
Khalilah Horton- Spencer

Good Morning Pastor Todd, as always thank you for the devotional today. You have helped me in so many ways through your devotional. I pray God's continued grace over you and your wife. Keep going strong and testifying. Be blessed! 

March 10, 2017
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Diane Symborski✝
Diane Symborski✝

Amen!     Thank you Pastor for todays devotion.       Father, please forgive me for all that I have done wrong. <3

 

Prayer: Heavenly Father please forgive me of the things that I have done wrong. I turn to You today and want Your will to be done in my life. Help me see my life through Your eyes and the plan that You have for me clearly. Give me the grace to resist temptation and to reach my greatest potential in You, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Amen. <3

March 10, 2017
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Ida Ruth Rodriguez
Ida Ruth Rodriguez

Amen

March 10, 2017
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Praise God!  Good morning!  Thanks Pastor Todd!  Heavenly Father please forgive me of the things that I have done wrong. I turn to You today and want Your will to be done in my life. Help me see my life through Your eyes and the plan that You have for me clearly. Give me the grace to resist temptation and to reach my greatest potential in You, in the Name of Jesus Christ I pray.  Amen.

March 11, 2017
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen! Pastors prayer, Heavenly Father please forgive me of the things that I have done wrong. I turn to you today and want your will to be done in my life. Help me see my life Through Your Eyes and the plan that you have for me clearly. Give me the grace to resist temptation and to reach my greatest potential in you, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray Amen!!

March 11, 2017
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield

AMEN! Sometimes, I need to be reminded that it's never too late for God's forgiveness.All I have to do is confess and trust Him.

March 11, 2017
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Janet Marsh-Lord
Janet Marsh-Lord

Amen. It is never too late to stop and pray... Thank you Pastor Dion...Blessings to you and Sylvia.

March 11, 2017