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Power Filled Presence

  • Moses said to Yahweh, 'Behold, you tell me, 'Bring up this people:' and you haven't let me know whom you will send with me. Yet you have said, 'I know you by name, and you have also found favor in my sight.' Now therefore, if I have found favor in your sight, please show me now your ways, that I may know you, so that I may find favor in your sight: and consider that this nation is your people.' He said, 'My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.' He said to him, 'If your presence doesn't go with me, don't carry us up from here.' Exodus 33:12 WEB

    When the Lord started sending me computer networks to maintain in the late 80s, I had no clue as to what I was doing, and there was no Internet as we know it to research with. There was also no one in my area that worked on them and I was on my own, except for His presence. Time after time, day after day, this farm boy would just pray all the way to the site, fix it almost magically and leave with them thinking that I was brilliant. It was entirely the Lord's presence. You can do anything that He calls you to do, if you will just step out and try.

    Moses did not want to leave without God's presence going with him. When God was with him, he was all powerful. Without him, he was nothing. Gideon led an army of three-hundred men against a giant army (Judges 7:12) because the Lord was with him. David killed Goliath while the rest of the army watched on in fear (1 Samuel 17:49). David was willing, and that is all that God needed. He doesn't need your abilities, He just needs a willing heart. God will equip the one that has the heart to step out, with the abilities.

    I know that some will quote, 'He will never leave nor forsake you' and that is true, but that is not what I am talking about. You can enter into the presence of God in a special way through prayer and ask for His help. Even Jesus had special times when the power of God was present to heal (Luke 5:17). Though His life was planned out long ago (Isaiah 52:13), Jesus sometimes spent all night in prayer to bring it to pass (Luke 6:12). Our prayer matters. Do not assume that it will just happen. I love when it does, but your sincere prayer is a major part of your breakthrough.

    Don't try and make it happen on your own. Invite the Lord's presence into your problems and watch them dissolve. Just be honest: 'Lord, I cannot do this without you! Please come with me and give me the grace to do this in Jesus' name.' When His Presence is there, you can do anything that He calls you to do.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father I need You today. Please come and cover with me with Your presence. I need Your help Lord. Teach me what I need to know. Help me to see the big picture, and flood my life with Your presence for I cannot do this without You, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Amen Lord

May 28
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen thank you:)

May 28
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Ed Frye
Ed Frye

Amen

May 28
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Prayers are very powerful.  I pray to you God my Heavenly Father that while I am going through this storm that you will give me the strength to endure and that my prayers are being heard by you.  I know you always have my best interest at heart and I know that you are with me, help me to know and understand that it will be okay in the end.  I cannot do this without you Lord and I hope you hear my prayers!  Amen!

May 28
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

Father Yahweh hears you, never doubt that. He knows. Praying that God will calm the storm that you're going through or calm you while in the storm by filling you with His presence and giving you His peace. In Yeshua's name so be it.

May 28
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen!!

May 28
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Praises to our God.!

 

 

 

 

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Barbara Neahring
Barbara Neahring

Thank you! 

May 28
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Gail Sellu
Gail Sellu

Prayer: Heavenly Father I need You today. Please come and cover with me with Your presence. I need Your help Lord. Teach me what I need to know. Help me to see the big picture, and flood my life with Your presence for I cannot do this without You, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray. I need your help Father to help take care of my mother, who took care of me. Help me Father, In Jesus name I pray.

May 28
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

 Father God please give Gail the strength and financial provision to care for her mother. In Yeshua's name so be it.

 

 

 

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Roseanne Braverman
Roseanne Braverman

Great reminder of the power of prayer.

May 28
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Dear Father in Heaven, You are my support and whatever I need You are there for me. I need of Your presence every day in my life.In Jesus name I pray, Amen. Glory be to Your Holy Name forever. 

Thank you Pastor for this reminder. 

Happy ,safe and blessed Memorial Day to all.

May 28
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

May you have the same Jose. God bless.

May 28
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Thank you Heavenly Father for all of your presence in my life. For answering prayers and loving me so much. You are the creator of all things and I give you Praise and Honor and Glory. Amen.

May 28
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

I can't do anything without You Father. Thank You for Your blessings. Amen!

May 28
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen! We can learn a lot from Moses!

May 28
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Perry Robertson
Perry Robertsonedited: May 28

Amen! Without You Lord I am nothing, I thank you for being with me through so much, and answering prayers. Happy Memorial Day Everyone!

May 28
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield

I can't do anything without Jesus alongside me, and no prayer is too small or insignificant for Him!

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Lorena Amador
Lorena Amador

Amen.

May 28
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Bella Colliander
Bella Colliander

I WAS SO BLESSED BY THIS DEVOTIONAL. KEEP THEM COMING. GOD BLESS AND HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY.

 

May 28
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Mary Pat Taylor
Mary Pat Taylor

Thank You Lod for Your presence in my life! Please be with me, and heal me, and keep me out of the hospital with this illness. In Christ Jesus' Name, Amen. 

May 28
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Rose Sicilia
Rose Sicilia

So true When I talk to my Lord and trust Him and not lean to my understanding my prayers are always answered. Sometimes when I have asked for something in His Holy Name maybe some time later I realize the problem is gone I am at peace He has poured His blessings upon me. Also without His strength I can do NOTHING! I have been thru so much lately but no matter the trial I am at peace knowing how much He loves and comforts Me! I ALWAYS pray for guidance and even though the Lord knows b4 we even do things I pray ask for forgiveness and try to repent with His help. He is amazing and loves me for Me! He made me and formed me in my mother's womb with certain gifts. Ask the Lord to follow in His ways! Peace to all Rose Sicilia 

May 28
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Linda Kovacs
Linda Kovacs

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

May 28
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd!  Heavenly Father I need You today. Please come and cover with me with Your presence. I need Your help Lord. Teach me what I need to know. Help me to see the big picture, and flood my life with Your presence for I cannot do this without You, in the Name of Jesus Christ I pray.  Amen.

May 29
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

May 29