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Dust In The Wind

  • These all wait for you, that you may give them their food in due season. You give to them; they gather. You open your hand; they are satisfied with good. You hide your face; they are troubled. You take away their breath; they die and return to the dust. Psalms 104:27 WEB

    If you are reading this, then you are still breathing and God has not called His gift back to Him yet. To each of us there is a day appointed when we will give back to God the breath that He breathed into Adam so long ago, the very breath of life (Genesis 2:7). It was passed down to each of us, and when it is gone, we will return to the dust.

    I have stood by the bedside of dear loved ones as they took their last breath, and watched the people that I hoped would live forever, die. If you take a walk through a graveyard, it is sobering to see the dates on the tombstones. In a cemetery near my house, years ago a family buried their five children whom they lost to malaria. As soon as they would bury one, they would go home to find that another had passed.

    Live today ready to die so that you will have no regrets. You may question whether God loves you, but every breath that you take is another gift from God. It is another chance to make things right. When a murderer takes another breath, it is God's mercy. Will he repent before it is too late, or continue on the path of destruction? There is still time to right the wrongs and live the life that God created you for. 'While I breath, there is hope' is my home state of South Carolina's motto. Our lives are just a brief flash, lived in the shadow of eternity.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, I thank You for giving me another day here. Help me to see the world through Your eyes and to live out the plans that You have for me to their fullest. In the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

    Note: Good morning! The highlighted group of the week is "Ladies in Distress", a private women's fellowship group (All women are welcome to join, but only members will see the post). We are here for fun, emotional support, household tips, an ear to listen and a friend to pray with you, when life gets to be overwhelming. Even the best of us may sometimes have a 'lady in distress' day, so please feel free to join us! To find this and any of our groups, so go to the Groups link on the site menu to see the list! ALSO, if you are in need of prayer, we invite you to send your request to our private prayer network, where we and the team will lift you up! Just go to the Prayer link on the site menu to send in your request!


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Mark Duell
Mark Duell

Amen.

March 13, 2017
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Joan Joseph
Joan Joseph

Jesus, it is only by your grace that I live. THANK YOU LORD.

March 13, 2017
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Stacie Chambers
Stacie Chambers

Amen 

March 13, 2017
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

The Breath of Life is a gift from God!  We must all cherish each day as though it is our last.  Live, Love and always try to be Happy!  We only pass this way once, we need to make the most of it!  Thank you Lord for the gift of love, compassion, salvation but most of all the gift of your Son Jesus!! Amen!!

March 13, 2017
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Deng Tembreza
Deng Tembreza

Amen

March 13, 2017
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen, Thank you God for every breath I take I know you are working in my life.

March 13, 2017
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Amen my Lord. 

Dion thank you so much for all the daily devotions, you're such a blessing to all the people at RHM and the one's outside that doesn't belong to RHM and read your inspired devotions. I pray that God will continue to bless you and Sylvia greatly.

March 13, 2017
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Dion Todd
Dion Toddedited: March 13, 2017

Thank you Schalk. We appreciate all that you do here. You have been a real blessing to us. (For those that don't know, Schalk has been a moderator here at RHM for over a year).

March 13, 2017
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Thank you Lord for the gift of life! May I please You with the way I live today. Amen.

March 13, 2017
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Deborah Alexander
Deborah Alexander

Amen

March 13, 2017
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady

Amen. Another day is another chance to follow Jesus amd take up His cross.

March 13, 2017
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William Pearson
William Pearson

EVERY DAY I OPEN MY EYES I GIVE THANKS TO GOD FOR ANOTHER DAY TO PRAISE HIM GOD BLESS YOU AND YOURS CAROL ALWAYS AMEN WHAT A BEAUTIFUL NAME YOU`VE GOT IS THE NAME OF MY YOUNGEST DAUGHTER STAY BLESSED CAROL AMEN

 

March 13, 2017
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady

Thank you William. God bless you

March 13, 2017
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William Pearson
William Pearson

YES PASTOR DION I DO THANK GOD FOR EVERY BREATH I BREATH I HAVE COPD ASTHMA ENFAZIMA AND THE DOCTORS TELL ME THERE`S NO CURE AND ONE DAY I WILL TAKE MY LAST BREATH BECAUSE THERE IS NO CURE AND WHEN I FEEL LIKE I`M TAKING MY LAST BREATH I PRAY AND WHEN I`M DONE PRAYING I CAN BREATH GOOD AGAIN SO I WANT TO THANK YOU FOR A WONDERFUL STORY AND VERSE GOD BLESS YOU AND YOURS ALWAYS AMEN MR.PEARSON

March 13, 2017
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Gina Blakey
Gina Blakey

Let us not take His Blessings for granted but count them one by one. Give Him praise everyday for His Goodness. Life is so precious. I don't want to waste my days focusing on the wrong things in life. 

March 13, 2017
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt

Amen I agree!

March 13, 2017
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Diane Symborski✝
Diane Symborski✝edited: March 13, 2017

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

 

Father, I thank ou for another day. Please help me threw eacj day I have here on earth. Hold me in your arms and give me healing and peace. Thank you Father, for every breath like William I have asthma and just found out that my lungs are stressed. I love you and thank you, Father. Amen. <3

Prayer: Heavenly Father, I thank You for giving me another day here. Help me to see the world through Your eyes and to live out the plans that You have for me to their fullest. In the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Amen. <3

March 13, 2017
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt

A great prayer, Diane. Prayers for you and William's health. God is your strength!!

March 13, 2017
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Diane Symborski✝
Diane Symborski✝

Twila, thank you for your prayers, I lov you my dear sister in the Lord and RHM. <3 I Love You! ***hugs***

March 13, 2017
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt

I praise God that He is in charge of my life and want's me to have a very personal relationship with Him.

March 13, 2017
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Joseph Adams, Jr.
Joseph Adams, Jr.

Amen

 

March 13, 2017
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen! Pastors prayer, Heavenly Father, I thank you for giving me another day here. Help me to see the world through your eyes and to live out the plans that you have for me to their fullest. In the name of Jesus Christ I pray Amen!!

March 13, 2017
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Rhoda  Mora
Rhoda Mora

Amen for another day ! 

March 13, 2017
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd!  Heavenly Father, I thank You for giving me another day here. Help me to see the world through Your eyes and to live out the plans that You have for me to their fullest. In the Name of Jesus Christ I pray.  Amen.

March 14, 2017
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Joseph Bonshire
Joseph Bonshire

I love this article. Every day that we live is defnitely a gift from God. My hope is that I am able to do God's will and fulfill His plan for my life, to serve Him to the fullest.

March 14, 2017
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Loriann Riley
Loriann Riley

Yes every day we wake up and see another day is definitely a gift from God. We all do take for granted.  Thank pastor Todd for this devotional message. Well said. 

March 18, 2017