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Alone In The Quiet

  • Be strong and courageous. Don't be afraid or scared of them; for Yahweh your God himself is who goes with you. He will not fail you nor forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6 WEB

    We can become so withdrawn sometimes that we begin to feel that it is us against the world. That no one cares or even notices what we are going through, and struggling with. Even in the middle of a crowd, we can feel alone and all the while, God seems silent.

    Yet we are not alone. The Lord tells us repeatedly through scripture to be strong and courageous, just as He told Joshua. We are not to live in fear and dread for He is with us and will never leave, nor forsake us. No one can snatch you out of His hand. When the enemy comes in, like a flood God will raise up a standard against him. An important thing that I have learned is this:

    1) God's silence does not mean His rejection, or that He is mad at you.

    2) God's silence does not mean His rejection, or that He is mad at you.

    3) God's silence does not mean His rejection, or that He is mad at you.

    There are so many times in my life now that when looking back, I thought that I was off the path. That I must be, because I could no longer hear from God. Somewhere I missed a turn, now I was walking alone.

    It always turned out that I was merely on a straight part of the road and that I did not need a course correction at that time. Eventually the next door would open up, He would speak to me again, and I would realize that He had been there the entire time. I merely had to go from point A to point B, and I would not be here, if I had not first been there.

    Be encouraged today, for no matter where you are, you are not alone. For it is the Lord God Almighty who goes with you. When the trouble comes, so will the answer. Keep the Lord first in your life, and all the other things will fall into place. Do not fear what may come, for you will be prepared to face it.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father I know that You are here and I choose to believe that all things will work together for good, whether I understand them or not. Walk with me and talk with me today, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

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Joseph Adams, Jr.
Joseph Adams, Jr.

Amen

September 14, 2017
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Stacie Chambers-Franklin
Stacie Chambers-Franklin

Amen!

September 14, 2017
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Amen Lord Jesus, amen. 

September 14, 2017
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Linda Lauver
Linda Lauver

Thank You! You have given me the words to encourage a friend!

September 14, 2017
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen 

September 14, 2017
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen!

September 14, 2017
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen!

September 14, 2017
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!  The Lord NEVER EVER leaves us!!  We NEVER walk alone!!  Thank you Father in Heaven for that reassurance, in Jesus name I pray, Amen!!!  Alleluia!!  Amen!!

September 14, 2017
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Thank you, Pastor Dion, for the words I needed this morning: Lord, I know that You are here and I choose to believe that all things will work together for good, whether I understand them or not. Walk with me and talk with me today, in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.

September 14, 2017
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Paula Neace
Paula Neace

Amen. Praise God. Thanks so much for sharing. God bless!

September 14, 2017
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Dear God, always correct my path whenever I get off of it. In Jesús name I pray,Amen.

September 14, 2017
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David &amp; Dianna Earlywine
David & Dianna Earlywine

Thank you Paster Todd for your daily devotional.I totally appreciate them. Yes, Jesus please walk and talk with everyone.I love and worship you. Amen 

September 14, 2017
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield

Once more, I can relate...After an intense spiritual experience, God seemed to abandon me for over a year.Now I can look back and realize that He was always with me, even if I didn't sense His presense as before.

September 14, 2017
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

September 14, 2017
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

Thank you Pastor Dion, I needed to hear this today !!!

September 14, 2017
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Diane Symborski✝
Diane Symborski✝

Prayer: Heavenly Father I know that You are here and I choose to believe that all things will work together for good, whether I understand them or not. Walk with me and talk with me today, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Amen. <3

 

 

Thanks Pastor Dion, for your time on the daily devorions that many of us love to read. :-)

September 15, 2017
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd!  Heavenly Father I know that You are here and I choose to believe that all things will work together for good, whether I understand them or not. Lord, help me to walk with You and talk with me today, in the Name of Jesus Christ I pray.  Amen.

September 15, 2017