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  • Yahweh appeared of old to me, saying, 'Yes, I have loved you with an everlasting love. Therefore I have drawn you with loving kindness. Jeremiah 31:3 WEB

    "Just as I am without one plea, but that thy blood, was shed for me." I remember standing in a Baptist church, a kid about six years old as they sang this hymn. When they did an altar call, several people went forward and I went with them. But they all told told me to go sit back down, because they thought I was too young to be saved. I was not the first child to be turned away by the Lord's followers, though He told them to stop doing that a long time ago (Matthew 19:13).

    I so wanted to be saved, but I did not qualify, and I still remember it vividly forty years later. Maybe I was too young for them, but the Lord did not seem to think so because He followed me home that night. He began to work in my life and prepare me for a future that I did not see, though I did not even think that I was saved until many years later. Looking back, I can see His hand on my life even then.

    When I was around twelve years old and surrounded with bad influences, right before school got out for summer, a preacher came to our home one Sunday afternoon. I had worked for his son in the tobacco fields the previous year and must have impressed him. The preacher had an odd request. He lived on a farm about forty minutes away and wanted me to stay with his family for the summer and help gather his tobacco. Crazy enough, my dad was ok with it, and away I went.

    So I spent the summer with the preacher and his family and worked in the tobacco fields. It was hard work. We would be up every morning before sunrise and still checking the barns at 11PM. Where my family never went to church, I was now in church every week.

    Over time, the Lord drew my heart to Him. He was never judgmental, accepted me just like I was, and wanted a relationship with me personally. He set me apart, and no matter how many times I fell, He always had a plan for me and would pick me back up.

    Today I can tell you that do not have to be accepted by anyone on this earth. You do not have to change to come to the Lord Jesus, though we all change after we meet Him. You do not have to clean yourself up first, if you could, you already would have.

    You do not have to change the impossible to begin. You can do it with His help. Talk to the Lord today in prayer like you would a friend. Share your day with Him and ask Him for wisdom when making decisions. I can tell you today that the Lord wants a relationship with you right now, right where you are, whether you are eight or eighty.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, I want to know You better. Stir me up Lord and give me Your zeal. Restore my strength. Create in me a clean heart and renew a right spirit in me today, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

    Note: Happy Sunday! It's "Spring Forward" today, so don't forget to set your clocks ahead :)! ALSO, RHM Live weekend service is happening today at 10am EST! We will be continuing our online Bible Study with Luke, Chapter Twenty-Four (it will be part one of two). To find out more or join us this morning, go to this page: RHM Live


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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Amen Hallelujah!
March 11, 2018
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Michelle  Muff
Michelle Muff

Thank you for the daylight savings reminder!  Amen to your prayer!  

March 11, 2018
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen!!

March 11, 2018
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Gail Sellu
Gail Sellu

Prayer: Heavenly Father, I want to know You better. Stir me up Lord and give me Your zeal. Restore my strength. Create in me a clean heart and renew a right spirit in me today, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray, Amen.

March 11, 2018
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Mike OBryan
Mike OBryan

Good Morning Breathren!! This realy struck home for Me!! Quite a story Pastor!! Not going into great detail right now, I did have a Meeting with the Lord as a Boy!! This reading brought back too mind, what I had (the Holy Spirit) and the profound influence on Me as a child growing up!!

March 11, 2018
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Happy Sunday praise God he is our king love your Lord  for he is always there for us his children  AMEN 

March 11, 2018
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David &amp; Dianna Earlywine
David & Dianna Earlywine

Amen ,Iam a child of the King.God is so awesome.

March 11, 2018
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father I'm here, been lost because I'm a sinner. Make Your light shine on me to do Your purpose,in Jesus name I pray. Amen 

Great devotional Pastor,thank you.

March 11, 2018
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

March 11, 2018
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Steve Lew
Steve Lew

Wow, thanks for the message!

 

March 11, 2018
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

March 11, 2018
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Vickie Hennington
Vickie Hennington

Amen!!!!!

March 11, 2018
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Pranoti  Kumar
Pranoti Kumar

Beautiful testimony Pastor....thx!

 

March 12, 2018
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd!   Heavenly Father, I want to know You better. Stir me up Lord and give me Your zeal. Restore my strength. Create in me a clean heart and renew a right spirit in me today, in the Name of Jesus Christ I pray.  Amen.

March 12, 2018
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Patty Wooley
Patty Wooleyedited: March 12, 2018

Amen!

isnt it amazing that He sincerely wants relationship with us. He made us for that relationship and when the world doesn’t supply that innate need/desire He says they can’t but I will...

 

Dear Jesus please draw me to yourself and be my anchor.

March 12, 2018