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Things You Do Not Know

  • God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water. She went, filled the bottle with water, and gave the boy drink. Genesis 21:19 WEB

    Hours went by while I struggled with a bug in a computer program that I had written, until I finally gave up and walked out to get away from it for a bit. Why did this have to be so annoyingly difficult today, I thought. This should have been a ten minute job, but I have spent all day on it. All out of ideas, I sat down and prayed for a few minutes. Then suddenly, I knew exactly what the problem was. In just a few minutes I had isolated the bug, fixed it, and everything was fine.

    My problem was not what I did not have, but what I did not know. With God's people, this is always the case. It is never what you do not have, it is what you don't know. No amount of tools or resources will fix what you don't know. What makes it difficult is that we don't even know, what we don't know.

    God can bring you the answer and once you have it, you will no longer have the problem. Hagar and her son were thirsting to death in the desert, when God opened her eyes to see a hidden spring of water near her.

    The Lord said: 'My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge' (Hosea 4:6). James wrote: 'But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach; and it will be given to him' (James 1:5). Don't limit the Creator of the universe's knowledge and wisdom to the Bible. The Holy Spirit knows more about computers than we ever will, and He is able to give you wisdom in all areas of life.

    God has came to my rescue so many times when I did not know what to do, when I just take the time to ask Him. Joshua and the Israelites became bound by a treaty with the enemy because they did not inquire of the Lord first (Joshua 9:14).

    When you are tempted to say, 'if only I had'' get somewhere quiet, calm your mind, and pray that God will reveal what you may be missing. You already have more than you think, but so often we cannot see it until the Lord reveals it to us.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father please open my eyes to see the resources around me that You have already provided. I know in my heart that You are the answer, for all wisdom, knowledge and resources are under Your control. Please share them with me today, in the name of Jesus of Jesus Christ I pray.

    Note: Good morning! We will be continuing to the next chapter of our online Bible Study tomorrow morning, but for those who would like to catch up, here is the link to all of the chapters. You are welcome to start any time :)! Bible Study


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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Praise the Lord!!! You are all we need, Hallelujah!!!! Amen
April 28, 2018
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

April 28, 2018
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Gail Sellu
Gail Sellu

Amen. Lord please open my mind to what I cannot see. You have provided the knowledge I need to do what you want me to do and I thank you, in Jesus name I pray, Amen. Thank you Pastor and First Lady, God bless.

April 28, 2018
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David &amp; Dianna Earlywine
David & Dianna Earlywine

Jesus,please show us the way.Give us strength and thank you for our blessings. Amen 

April 28, 2018
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen 

April 28, 2018
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

 AMEN 

April 28, 2018
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen 

April 28, 2018
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen

April 28, 2018
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

There is so much truth in this! Amen!

April 28, 2018
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Randy Patterson
Randy Patterson

As I read this, I was reminded also of Moses and the burning bush and thought about what the Lord has around us each day, this very moment, if we are just in His will.  What is right in my midst that is just waiting for me to senserely call on the Lord for?  He will provide!!!

April 28, 2018
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Bella Colliander
Bella Colliander

Bless you Pastor Dion. I am so grateful for your devotionals. They are always encouraging and joyful. Have a great day.  Thank you

April 28, 2018
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Thank You Father for I have all I need. Open my eyes to see the answers! Amen.

April 28, 2018
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady

Amen we do not have because we do not ask.

April 28, 2018
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father all I'm I owe to You. Give me me the wisdom to understand that You rule my life and You only will determine what is best for me.In Jesus name I pray, Amen. 

Thank you Pastor for this devotional .

April 28, 2018
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Tom Cartmell
Tom Cartmell

Thank you so very much got my devotionals back today. Much love to all at RHM. And I totally agree with Jose Simo

April 28, 2018
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Sheri Buckner
Sheri Buckner

What a profound word ... thank you for letting God use you to share it with me today. I needed it!!!

April 28, 2018
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Rose Sicilia
Rose Sicilia

Truth Amen Ask pray be kind and patient!

April 28, 2018
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

Amen! Lord, open my eyes that I may see you and Your will for my life, open my ears that i may hear Your voice and open my heart to make it fertile ground to receive Your word, in Jesus name I pray, Amen!

April 28, 2018
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Amen Lord

April 28, 2018
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Linda Kovacs
Linda Kovacs

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE FILMING OF THE LEFT BEHIND 2 MOVIE  :)

April 28, 2018
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd!  This reminded me!  Heavenly Father please open my eyes to see the resources around me that You have already provided. I know in my heart that You are the answer, for all wisdom, knowledge and resources are under Your control. Please share them with me today, in the Name Jesus Christ I pray.  Amen.

April 29, 2018
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen !

April 30, 2018