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Baby Talk

  • Surely I have stilled and quieted my soul, like a weaned child with his mother, like a weaned child is my soul within me. Psalms 131:2 WEB

    Babies tend to cry a lot. Anytime they want something, they begin to cry. During this time, the parents are usually quick to look after them, partly out of love and the rest to stop the noise. I have seen them cry when you bring them food, and then cry when you take it away. They certainly cry when they are hungry, and they always want it right now.

    As a child grows and then becomes weaned, they learn to wait on the meal being prepared. They are content to play and carry on with their life until the meal is finally served, and they are called to eat. This is a weaned child, one that will tell the parents that they are hungry, and then wait for it. Children are not as needy or fussy as infants.

    You need to reach a point in your walk with the Lord where it no longer matters if you get what you want immediately. You learn to pray and wait confidently instead of giving into panic and despair. No matter what happens, God is still on the throne.

    When things don't make sense, pray about it and then put it on the shelf. Don't let it consume the rest of your life and drive those around you crazy. If God hasn't given you the answer yet, learn to wait for it patiently.

    Also, don't find the one thing in the Bible that you cannot understand and then let that consume your life. There are a lot of other verses in there to read. Just pray about that one and let it rest. In His time, God will usually give you the answer.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father I thank You for bringing me this far. Help me to grow in grace, guide my steps and help me make the right decisions today. I understand that You will tell me what I need to know when the right time comes, and I trust You to do that. In the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

    Note: Good morning! The latest installment of our online Bible Study is now available, covering Acts, Chapter Fifteen. Be sure to check out the quiz to test your knowledge :)! RHM Bible Study


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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

Jul 9
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen!

Jul 9
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Tracy Carroll
Tracy Carroll

Amen!

Jul 9
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Barbara Neahring
Barbara Neahring

Thank you!

Jul 9
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Amen Lord

Jul 9
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles

Prayer: Heavenly Father I thank You for bringing me this far. Help me to grow in grace, guide my steps and help me make the right decisions today. I understand that You will tell me what I need to know when the right time comes, and I trust You to do that. In the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Amen Thank you

Jul 9
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Ed Frye
Ed Frye

Amen Lord, help me to make the right decisions today.

Jul 9
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

I love u God. Amen. 

Jul 9
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen! Father, your word says we are to become like children. Show us what that really means!

Jul 9
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Stacie Chambers
Stacie Chambers

Amen. 

Jul 9
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Gail Sellu
Gail Sellu

Amen. Thank you for another day Father. I am struggling to cope with my mom's passing. I need your strength and peace Lord, hear my cry Lord, in Jesus name I pray.

Jul 9
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Roseanne Braverman
Roseanne Braverman

Prayers ((hugs)) and love.

Jul 9
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Sending prayers for comfort to you Gail. Amen.

Jul 9
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

I pray that our Father Yahweh would give you His peace that surpasses all human understanding and surround you with His presence and for your family too. In Yeshua's name so be it.

Jul 9
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen just what l needed  God always  knows praise God!

Jul 9
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Roseanne Braverman
Roseanne Braverman

Good morning Pastor and Sylvia.  Your last paragraph resonated with me.  There are a couple (well maybe more than a couple;) of verses that give me pause.  But believe it or not, I never understood why Jesus had to die for our sins.  

Now I don’t know if this is theologicaly sound but I believe that God did give me this understanding.  One day I realized that Adam and Eve (and all humanity) disobeyed God.  And Jesus made that right by obeying God even to the point of sacrificing His life.   It might be too simplistic, but it did bring a measure of understanding to me.

Jul 9
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Great message for me today! Thank You Pastor Dion. I continue to wait on the Lord.

Jul 9
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Perry Robertson
Perry Robertson

Amen and Amen!

Jul 9
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David &amp; Dianna Earlywine
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Darlene Blackmon
Darlene Blackmon

Amen!

Jul 9
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

Thank you Holy Spirit and Pastor Dion. This message is encouraging and comforting to me.

Jul 9
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Bella Colliander
Bella Colliander

THANK YOU PASTOR DION.  WHAT A BLESSED MESSAGE. I AM WAITING ON THE LORD TO SHOW ME UNDERSTANDING AND WISDOM.  GOD IS SO GOOD AND SUCH BLESSED PEACE I RECEIVE.  THANK YOU LORD.

Jul 9
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Comfort me my Lord and teach me to wait in those things You have reserved for me. I know is in Your time not mine, in Jesus name I pray. Amen .

Thank you Pastor for this beautiful message, it hit the spot.

Jul 9
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

Amen! Thank you Pastor!

Jul 9
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

Jul 10
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Sherry McCosh
Sherry McCosh

Amen! Such a great message and so true! This is so relevant to my life right now. I have to wait on the Lord as He knows what is best for me. Everything He does is for our very best and we need to wait on Him and trust that He will take care of us! Thank you for this message Pastor Dion. I am so thankful that I found Refreshing Hope Ministries. Thank you for all you do!!

Jul 10
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Pranoti  Kumar
Pranoti Kumar

Amen

 

Jul 10
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd!  Heavenly Father I thank You for bringing me this far. Help me to grow in grace, guide my steps and help me make the right decisions today. I understand that You will tell me what I need to know when the right time comes, and I trust You to do that. In the Name of Jesus Christ I pray.  Amen.

Jul 10
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Gail Sellu
Gail Sellu

Amen!!

Jul 14