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The Dead End

  • I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you. Psalms 32:8 NIV

    Recently when the Lord was ready to start something new in our life, He started closing out the old. Of course we panicked, tried giving more, praying more, fasting more, serving more, but nothing helped. So we decided we would do this, but this turned out to be a dead end. Then we decided we would do that, but that went nowhere either.

    It seemed that each time that we were about to give up, something would appear to give us a little hope, but then turn out to be a dead end. In time, the Lord opened the door that we were supposed to go through and it turned out great. All the worry, struggling and despair was for nothing. God had a plan that we could not see and He had to close down part one before He could begin part two.

    The next time that you are looking at one dead end after another, know that God is bringing something new to your life, and it is going to be good. The chaos that is going on in your mind will be for nothing. It is just a transition to something new and better, and the dead end is part of the process.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, please help me see past the dead end and know that You are working behind the scenes. I know that the plans that You have for me are good and the right door will open, in the name of Jesus I pray.

    Note: Happy Monday! The highlighted group of the week is Fun With Electronics, Pastor Dion''s technical group. Here we discuss computers, electronics, hardware, software, websites, wiring things, home theatre, wifi, drones and much more. All are welcome to join. No technical experience necessary. ALSO, the Creation Photographers fun theme, "Traditions", based on Mark 7:3-4! As always, you are free to post anything else that inspires you, too! For links to all of these areas and more, please see the Announcements at the top of our home page here: Announcements}


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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen 

November 20, 2017
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Oh yes Lord, amen. 

November 20, 2017
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Barbara Miramon
Barbara Miramonedited: November 20, 2017

Faith, Hope, and Trust in Our Lord. That is all that He asks of us. 

November 20, 2017
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen

November 20, 2017
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

November 20, 2017
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen 

November 20, 2017
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David Makanjuola
David Makanjuola

Amen

November 20, 2017
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Mike OBryan
Mike OBryan

Whoa great Teaching Pastor!! Amen!!

November 20, 2017
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Praise God for many blessings.I love and worship you. Amen 

November 20, 2017
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Susan Petho
Susan Petho

Amen!

November 20, 2017
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Amen! Thank You Father for Your plans are better than mine.

November 20, 2017
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady

Amen I have found the dead ends are nothing more than turn arounds, that lead us back onto the path He has readied for us.

November 20, 2017
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Thank you for this message Pastor Dion, I have been through lots of dead ends but always waiting for the door to open in front of me.I know He will show me the way. Praise be to the Lord. Amen.

November 20, 2017
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

November 20, 2017
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield

A wonderful reminder to listen to Psalms and "trust in the Lord, not on our own understanding"!

November 20, 2017
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

Amen!

November 20, 2017
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd!  Heavenly Father, please help me see past the dead end and know that You are working behind the scenes. I know that the plans that You have for me are good and the right door will open, in the Name of Jesus I pray.  Amen.

November 21, 2017
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Pranoti  Kumar
Pranoti Kumar

Amen n Amen...

Thx Pastor for this assuring reminder! Stay Blessed!

November 21, 2017
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Maria Mesia
Maria Mesiaedited: November 21, 2017

Pastor Dion: Thanks God for your life, for your ministry that God guide me to be in touch, He uses you so many times to enlight my path that on occasions some things doesn't make sense, but through your posts gives me a vision of His purpose. Bless you pastor Dion.

Also I want to give thanks to all the people that answer my prayer request need: Beth Green, Lynn Brown, Carol Pady, Donald Woodard, Karen Robertson, Bethjane Pomeroy, Beth Coley, Chris Motley, Flo Romero, Sylvia Todd, Bari Bargerstock.

I extend my thanks to everybody that add their prayers on my situation, God has the power to derail the greedy bank's hands out of my house, whom after 29 years receiving payments they want to keep all the big money plus take my home leaving me homeless and empty handed. At God's eyes it is a crime against a widow living alone with not other help but God.

This is the week that we celebrate the "thanksgiving" to  God for His abundant provision in times when the hands of pilgrims were empty. We all are pilgrims on this earth, and also in many occasions we have seen God's provision in many different ways. THANK YOU HEAVENLY FATHER for your precious love for us your childrens. I trust you

November 21, 2017
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Diane Symborski✝
Diane Symborski✝

Heavenly Father, please help me see past the dead end and know that You are working behind the scenes. I know that the plans that You have for me are good and the right door will open, in the name of Jesus I pray. Amen. <3

 

 

Thank You, Father, I feel that you've been working out something for me. I feel that you have been giving me peace for doing when You want me too. Thank You, Father! I Love You and so blessed to have a loving and carig Father. Amen <3

 

Thank you for this beautiful devotion Pastor Dion. :-)

November 21, 2017