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One Day Closer

  • I have declared the former things from of old; yes, they went forth out of my mouth, and I shown them: suddenly I did them, and they happened. Isaiah 48:3 WEB

    There was a time in our life when our business started failing and our income got less, and less, and then stopped. After months with no work, the bills started piling up. We tried everything that we could, but nothing seemed to change the situation.

    When we advertised, it was like throwing money in the trash. When we gave, we just had less. When we fasted, we were just hungry. When we prayed, we just heard silence. We tried to find jobs, but found nothing but dead ends. Finally when out of options, and as the last straw, we prepared to move out of our home.

    After months of this, I no longer had the energy or will power to pray anymore. Then on the Tuesday morning of the week that we were preparing to move, I went into my prayer room and just sat there, mostly contemplating how much I would miss our home. The Lord spoke to me that morning, and within twenty-four hours our life had completely changed for the better. That Friday I became a pastor.

    God closed the old out and brought in something new. It hurt to see the old go and I wanted to keep it, but the new was so much better. God moves suddenly at what we often think is the very last minute, but it is not to Him. He knew the day that the transition would take place and He was right on time. Our fear, worry, anxiety, and despair was for naught.

    I learned in the process that the test of your faith scales to match your level, and as we grow, the tests grow with you. Peter walked on the water with Jesus, then denied knowing Him three times. Not one of us is above failure, so don't beat yourself up. You are not the first one to have missed the mark, and you will not be the last. If you feel that you are the epitome of perfection and that God is lucky to have you, then you are still blinded by pride and believe me, God has a way of busting that balloon.

    God knows where you are, and He has the day marked on His calendar when your circumstance will suddenly change, so don't give up yet. We don't know the day nor the hour, but the Father does and He will not be late, nor early. We are one day closer to it than we were yesterday. To us the change will come suddenly, but it was scheduled a long time ago.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father I thank You for all that You have done for me. I yield to You today for You can see the end from the beginning, where I cannot see what the next hour holds. You know where I am, and what I need today. Please fulfill Your will in my life, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

    Note: "Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer" (Romans 12:12). If you have a prayer need, we are here for you! We and the prayer team are ready to lift you up at our private prayer page: RHM Prayer Network


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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Excatly what I needed to read today! Help me to be more patient and trusting you, Lord
July 13, 2018
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Kevin Moore
Kevin Moore

Amen....

July 13, 2018
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles

Prayer: Heavenly Father I thank You for all that You have done for me. I yield to You today for You can see the end from the beginning, where I cannot see what the next hour holds. You know where I am, and what I need today. Please fulfill Your will in my life, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Thank you Amen

July 13, 2018
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Amen Lord

July 13, 2018
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Ame

July 13, 2018
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen  praise God 

July 13, 2018
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Thank you God. Amen

July 13, 2018
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Michele  Smart
Michele Smart

What a great way to think...we are one day closer than we were yesterday.   Much better than despairing at how far we think we have to go.

July 13, 2018
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Ed Frye
Ed Frye

Amen

July 13, 2018
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Thank you Lord for all of my yesterdays, today, and my tomorrow's.  Amen 

July 13, 2018
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen! Father, it is your timing that is important.

July 13, 2018
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen!!

July 13, 2018
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Thank you Father for all Your blessings! Help me to be patient as I wait on Your help. Amen.

July 13, 2018
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Bella Colliander
Bella Colliander

The closer we draw to our Lord, the easier it becomes to wait for our answers.  Help me Lord to be patient and to trust in your faithfulness.  Amen  Thank you Pastor for a grreat devotional.

July 13, 2018
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen 

July 13, 2018
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Perry Robertson
Perry Robertson

Amen! I love this testimony of yours Pastor Dion, as I too also have experienced a similar situation, and have have seen God turn things around what seems like overnight. While I feel he still has something in store for us that we have not realized just yet, our situation has improved dramatically. Your right he has it marked on his calendar and it will not be early nor late, he can see the beginning to the end where we cant see an hour ahead. Our Father is a Good Good Father. Amen!

July 13, 2018
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David &amp; Dianna Earlywine
David & Dianna Earlywine

Amen,our God is awesome.

July 13, 2018
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father, You know what are my needs and desires. I've been waiting but it is Your time,not mine. Allow me to wait,You are always on time, in Jesus name I pray. Amen.

July 13, 2018
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Jennifer Nielsen
Jennifer Nielsen

Amen !!

July 13, 2018
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Dan Remley
Dan Remley

Father thank you for all the blessings you have given me in my life.i want to make you proud and do your will.Take me down the path you have for me in jesus name I pray,Amen 

July 13, 2018
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield

I thought only God knew how much I needed these words today. But now it's obvious that Pastor Todd also knew my despair.Once again, thanks for the timely message, Pastor Dion!

July 13, 2018
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Your prayer resonates with me this morning, Pastor Dion. God’s timing. Thank you!

July 13, 2018
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

July 14, 2018
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd!  Heavenly Father I thank You for all that You have done for me. I yield to You today for You can see the end from the beginning, where I cannot see what the next hour holds. You know where I am, and what I need today. Please fulfill Your will in my life, in the Name of Jesus Christ I pray.  Amen.

July 14, 2018