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An Open Door

  • Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need. Hebrews 4:16 ESV

    Access to God was very limited before Jesus came. There was a thick curtain in the temple that separated the people from the Holy of Holies where Gods presence dwelt. When Jesus hung on the cross and said, It is finished, this curtain was torn from the top to the bottom, opening the way for us (Matt. 27:51). His door is now open.

    Our heavenly Father has made a way for us to boldly come to Him and tell Him anything on our heart, at any time. Knowing that He only has our best interests in mind. He will not be surprised or shocked at what you tell Him. He will not get angry. In fact there is nothing that you can tell Him that He does not already know, but it will set you free and take a burden off of your own shoulders.

    Come boldly to the Lord in prayer and talk to Him as you would your best friend. Pray about everything; you often have not because you ask not. Develop that close relationship. Pay the price, it is worth it. Dig deeper, there are good things hidden there. Involve God in your everyday life and include Him in your decisions with not my will, but Yours, be done.

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Lucas Napo
Lucas Napo AMEN. 
April 11, 2015
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Rosemary  Sambrano
Rosemary Sambrano Amen! 
April 11, 2015
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield AMEN! I often pause to thank God for sending and sacrificing His only Son for me--that sure makes MY issues seem rather small in comparison! Same with Mary--I believe She can emphasize with us, because She understands pain--She watched helplessly as Her Son was crucified and killed!
April 11, 2015
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kylie dempsey
kylie dempsey To be able to talk to Him freely is something I take for granted....I'm so glad....humbled really...that Jesus, died so we could come to Him.  :-)
April 11, 2015
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David Fabillaran
David Fabillaran Amen!
April 11, 2015
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Lissy Verghese
Lissy Verghese Thank you Pastor for the message!
April 11, 2015
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Penelope Rhome
Penelope Rhome Thank you Father. You are my place of rest Hallelujah
April 11, 2015
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Rich Morgan
Rich Morgan This is one blog that lots of Christians need reminded of on a regular basis.  Thanks!
April 11, 2015
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Gail Sellu
Gail Sellu I am a work in progress,  I know God is available to me when I need him; however,  I have to remember to talk to  him not only when things are bad, but thank him more when when they are good! Thank you God for loving me, in Jesus' name I pray, Amen
April 11, 2015
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Loriann Riley
Loriann Riley Amen
April 11, 2015
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Valerie  King
Valerie King Amen.
April 11, 2015
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn The prayer , "not my will, but thine" freed me from fear and worry, I curl up and rest in God alone. :)
April 11, 2015
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Jenifer Titus
Jenifer Titus Amen.
April 11, 2015
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Sheri Stewart
Sheri Stewart by unfurling my wings, i take flight with the grace of God as my compass
April 11, 2015
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady Amen! I talk to Jesus and God many times during the day. Sometimes just to thank them, sometimes in prayer, sometimes for guidance. 
April 11, 2015
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt Amen! I am so glad that My God hears and sees. and when I don't know how to pray that the Holy Spirit interpets my prays to God. It isn't the words we pray, but our heart God knows. Thank you Jesus for seeing and hearing.
April 11, 2015
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Mary Williams
Mary Williams Amen
April 11, 2015
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Barbara Jackson
Barbara Jackson Amen, Thank you GOD
April 11, 2015
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Sherry Crawford
Sherry Crawford Amen, Thank you Lord
April 11, 2015
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Yvette Cantrell
Yvette Cantrell AMEN AMEN AMEN INDEED!!!!! PLEASE Have YOUR WAY, LORD. EVERYONE, ENJOY THIS BEAUTIFUL DAY - NO MATTER WHAT  
April 11, 2015
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Crystal Johnson
Crystal Johnson Amen! Thank you. I needed this message right now. God Bless.
April 11, 2015
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Ruth Martin
Ruth Martin Amen! So very true!
April 11, 2015
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J D  Williams
J D Williams THANKS LORD JESUS FOR MAKING IT POSSIBLE FOR ME TO COME BOLDLYTO YOUR THRONE OF GRACE.........
April 11, 2015
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Nell Neathery
Nell Neathery Praise the Lord for this great devotional.  "I am going to lay down my burdens down by the riverside!"  When I lived in Shreveport, LA, there was the Red River that ran north and south in between Shreveport and Bossier City (they are called twin cities).  A favorite motto these days:  Exercise:  Walk with God daily!
April 11, 2015
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Susy Marshall
Susy Marshall Isn't there also, "God helps those who helps themselves" or is that a church law?
April 11, 2015
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KathyMaria Badalamenti
KathyMaria Badalamenti Amen!
April 11, 2015
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Kim Lerch
Kim Lerch Susy Marshall that saying about "God helps those who help themselves" is not in the bible but was penned by Ben Franklin in the Farmers Almanac. His Will be done, not ours. 
April 11, 2015
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Dion Todd
Dion Todd That is not in the Bible, neither is cleanliness is next to godliness :)
April 11, 2015
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Mike Stephenson
Mike Stephenson Beautiful message. Thank you Jesus.
April 11, 2015
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Allie Ponzo
Allie Ponzo LOL, thanks for settling that!
April 11, 2015
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Shara Abel
Shara Abel Thank you for this and every message... as usual it is right on and a blessing. Bless you and your family.
April 12, 2015
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Susy Marshall
Susy Marshall It is very easy for me to praise the Lord for everything He does for me and everyone else.  I do it all day long.  Thank you Lord for a beautiful day, Thank you for the beautiful snow, etc.  I can pray for other people's needs.  But when it comes my needs I balk.  If it is something that only He can provide the prayers are going strong and He always answers them.  Maybe not when or how I would like it But they are always answered.  If I am extremely upset, for instance: my son-in-law was lost in the mountains in the snow, He answers immediately.  As I was praying a warm feeling just came over me, going from my head to my toes.  I knew He had heard me and my child was going to be found soon.  And he was.  Bless you Lord!!   But we are now having financial problems and I have a hard time asking the Lord for help as this should be something I should be able to help myself with.  But nothing I do helps.  As I type this, with tears in my eyes, I do see a faint glimmer of hope at the end of a very long tunnel.  I just hope and pray that I can get it done before I lose my brother and sister in the process. 
April 12, 2015
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams Amen.  Praise God!  Thank you!
April 12, 2015
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Dion Todd
Dion Todd Financial pressure can be an awful test and we have been there, but it always works out many times at the last minute. I pray that the Lord will bless you, provide for you and guide you through this time in the name of Jesus. 
April 12, 2015
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler Yes, I do to Carol.  I am alone a lot so it is ongoing conversation with him.  For many different things:). Cheryl
April 12, 2015
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler I am experiencing peace in midst of much finances that are all at once.  Praying & practicing that all is on His shoulders. Also my knees are so painful.  Left one had total knee replacement & lately right one is acting up which I understand it could for weight is bearing on right while left is healing.  Please pray.  I felt so good today & now very painful.  Use pain cream & the some pain pills usually helps....thanks
April 12, 2015
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Susy Marshall
Susy Marshall Ask your Dr. about a Lanocain cream.  Mine had the pharmacy make a compound with Lanocain, gabapatin and a couple of others.  It really helps with pain.  I pray that that Lord will bring through this pain.  God Bless you.  
April 12, 2015
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Sheri Buckner
Sheri Buckner AMEN!!!
April 12, 2015
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Noraima Crespo
Noraima Crespo Wow Amen!
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Deborah Alexander
Deborah Alexander Thank you Lord
April 17, 2015