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When You Cannot Face the Wind

  • Now when the south wind blew gently, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, they weighed anchor and sailed along Crete, close to the shore. But soon a tempestuous wind, called the northeaster, struck down from the land. And when the ship was caught and could not face the wind, we gave way to it and were driven along. Acts 27:13 ESV

    Paul was now a prisoner and being carried by ship to eventually witness to Caesar, but on the way they were caught in a terrible storm. They could not face the strength of the wind and were driven by the storm for two weeks, completely out of control.

    However, they were completely in God's control because He controlled the wind that drove them. They finally landed on a beach, and the Holy Spirit used Paul to heal all the diseases on the entire island of Malta. They all came to know the Lord. It was just a side trip on his journey.

    Sometimes in life we face winds like this, and no amount of prayer, or giving, or crying seems to change our course. Just remember that when a storm blows you off course that God is controlling the direction of the wind. We will be driven right to where God wants us to be.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, I know that You control the wind and that this will pass. I will come through this and have a testimony of Your greatness in the name of Jesus I pray.

    Note: Happy Sunday to all of you! If you are in need of help though, please always feel welcome to post a prayer requests at our private prayer network. Here is the page: RHM Prayer Network


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Trina Renae
Trina Renae

This is such a timely message for me. While I don't like to call my time  right now a "storm", I will say, the Captain chooses to do major course correction. 

November 26, 2017
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Amen my God I’m counting on you. 

November 26, 2017
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen#

November 26, 2017
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen, heavenly Father, let your wind blow!

November 26, 2017
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Thank you Pastor Dion for that message, I needed to hear it today. Amen.

November 26, 2017
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David &amp; Dianna Earlywine
David & Dianna Earlywine

This is how my life has been.Off course sometimes but faith has brought me back and blessed me.Thank you Jesus.i love and worship you. Amen 

November 26, 2017
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Stacie Chambers-Franklin
Stacie Chambers-Franklin

Amen!

November 26, 2017
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father, thank You for all Your blessings. Control the winds in my life and make safe my voyage, Amen.

November 26, 2017
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady

Amen when our course changes and we are put on a different path or faced with a delay, it is by God's divine providence.

November 26, 2017
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Steve Lew
Steve Lew

Thank you for the message. I needed to hear this today.  Blessings to you and to my Brothers and Sisters. 

November 26, 2017
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Rose Sicilia
Rose Sicilia

Amen 

November 26, 2017
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Amen Lord, let your will be done. 

November 26, 2017
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

November 26, 2017
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles

Prayer: Heavenly Father, I know that You control the wind and that this will pass. I will come through this and have a testimony of Your greatness in the name of Jesus I pray. Amen Thank you

November 27, 2017
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd!  Heavenly Father, I know that You control the wind and that this will pass. I will come through this and have a testimony of Your greatness in the Name of Jesus I pray.  Amen.

November 27, 2017
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Elena Vasquez
Elena Vasquez

Amen

November 27, 2017
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Thanking God that I have you all brothers and sisters whom pray over my situation. Praising God always, much love.

November 27, 2017
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Diane Symborski✝
Diane Symborski✝

Heavenly Father, I know that You control the wind and that this will pass. I will come through this and have a testimony of Your greatness in the name of Jesus I pray. Amen. <3

 

It's all in the hand of the Father we have no control. We just have to try and humble ourselves and pray. <3

 

Thank you Pastor Dion for your devotion. :-)

November 28, 2017