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Sorting The Fish

  • King Agrippa, do you believe the prophets? I know that you believe.' Agrippa said to Paul, 'With a little persuasion are you trying to make me a Christian?' Paul said, 'I pray to God, that whether with little or with much, not only you, but also all that hear me today, might become such as I am, except for these bonds.' Acts 26:27 WEB

    On a fishing boat, when a net is pulled out of the water, there may be many types of fish caught in it. They dump the net on the floor of the ship and then someone sorts them out while the fishermen prepare to put the net back in the water. In Christianity, we work with the Holy Spirit as the fishermen, but God sorts the fish. He chooses what to keep, and what to release.

    One day I watched this hardened drug dealer begin to weep. He was a long time friend whose life had now gone the other way. That day I was going to town and he wanted to come, so I brought him along. We lived in the country and as we drove down the highway, I began to tell him about some scripture that I had been studying recently and how it fascinated me.

    At first he just laughed it off and said a few mocking things, like 'You don't really believe that stuff do you?' But soon the Holy Spirit settled over him and he became shaky and scared. If he could have gotten out of the car, he would have, but today I was driving. He stared out of the passenger side window for a while and when he looked back at me, he was in tears. I was in awe of power and love of the Holy Spirit, and a bit surprised.

    Here we were with the Holy Spirit loving this guy who had never given Him a positive thought. He did drugs, sold drugs, stole things, and nothing really seemed beneath him. He was the kind of man that would rob from Peter, and write a bad check to Paul. Still God loved him and was reaching out to draw him into the flock that day. God includes the ones that we exclude.

    We should reach out to the lost wherever, and whoever they may be. Be a friend to those that need one, because they will not listen to an enemy. Also, don't try and correct the problems in people's lives. Lead them to Jesus first and He will take care of the rest. Paul witnessed to everyone around him. Some were saved, some were not. His goal was to save everyone and let God sort them out. We should do the same.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father I thank You for putting me where I am. Put Your words in my heart and let Your Holy Spirit rise up within me. Fill me with Your wisdom and tact, let me know when to share with others and when to keep my mouth shut, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

    Note: Happy Sunday! Don't forget that our RHM Live weekend service is happening today at 10am EST! We will be continuing our online Bible Study with Luke, Chapter Twenty-Three. To find out more or join us this morning, go to this page: RHM Live


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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Amen. 

February 25, 2018
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen

February 25, 2018
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen the sun is Shiningpraise God for his love 

February 25, 2018
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

That is an awesome message on witnessing, thank you Pastor Dion. Amen.

February 25, 2018
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles

Prayer: Heavenly Father I thank You for putting me where I am. Put Your words in my heart and let Your Holy Spirit rise up within me. Fill me with Your wisdom and tact, let me know when to share with others and when to keep my mouth shut, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

February 25, 2018
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David &amp; Dianna Earlywine
David & Dianna Earlywine

Yes Jesus please help us to witness to others and let the Holy Spirit be with them.We love and worship you.Thanks for being in our lives. Amen 

February 25, 2018
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Kevin J. Eck
Kevin J. Eck

Amen! Holy Spirit Strong!

February 25, 2018
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Kathie Byram Lopez
Kathie Byram Lopez

Amen..

February 25, 2018
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Thank You Father for leading me, tell me what to do and I will follow. In Jesus name I pray,Amen. 

Thank you Pastor for this devotional.

February 25, 2018
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardleedited: February 25, 2018

Thank you Lord for this day, thank you Lord for the sunshine, thank you Lord for the the day is coming, when we will see You face to face and You will shine brighter than the sun or all the heavenly lights combined.  Thank you Lord for Pastor Dion and Sylvia and their dedication and labor in love! Thank you Pastor Dion for today's service and this devotion! I pray for the Holy Spirit to empower all of us to be a true witness to all people around us and for us to wait on you to give us the right words to say and to know, when to be a silent witness in actions only! Please seal me and fill me with Thy spirit Lord, in Jesus name I pray, Amen!

February 25, 2018
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

Praise the Lord, Perry, what a testimony !!!!!!!

 

February 25, 2018
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Pranoti  Kumar
Pranoti Kumar

Praise God!

February 25, 2018
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Carol Pady
Carol Padyedited: February 25, 2018

Amen "Heavenly Father I thank You for putting me where I am. Put Your words in my heart and let Your Holy Spirit rise up within me. Fill me with Your wisdom and tact, let me know when to share with others and when to keep my mouth shut, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray."

In my spiritually single marriage I have to pray this everyday!

February 25, 2018
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

February 25, 2018
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield

This message gave me hope for my ex husband, who is not a believer. Each day, I pray for his salvation, and I refuse to give up! Thanks once again for the words I needed today, Pastor Dion!

February 25, 2018
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Amen Lord 

February 25, 2018
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Pranoti  Kumar
Pranoti Kumar

Amen

 

February 25, 2018
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Diane Symborski✝
Diane Symborski✝

Heavenly Father I thank You for putting me where I am. Put Your words in my heart and let Your Holy Spirit rise up within me. Fill me with Your wisdom and tact, let me know when to share with others and when to keep my mouth shut, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Amen <3

 

Thank you Pastor Dion for your devotion. :-)

February 26, 2018
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd!  Heavenly Father I thank You for putting me where I am. Put Your words in my heart and let Your Holy Spirit rise up within me. Fill me with Your wisdom and tact, let me know when to share with others and when to keep my mouth shut, in the Name of Jesus Christ I pray.  Amen.

February 26, 2018