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The End Of The Line

  • Why is the LORD bringing us into this land, to fall by the sword? Our wives and our little ones will become a prey. Would it not be better for us to go back to Egypt? And they said to one another, 'Let us choose a leader and go back to Egypt.' Numbers 14:2 ESV

    The Israelites were standing on the border of the land that God had promised to give them. God had done incredible signs and wonders in their lives and had just delivered them from slavery in Egypt. Now, when so close to a major breakthrough, they stubbornly refused to take the next step. They wanted to kill Moses, appoint a new leader and return to Egypt. They would do anything except what God asked them to do, and they had now reached the end of the line. They would go no further.

    I have seen many people get stalled in life because they could not take that next step. While standing on the border of their own promised land, they were too terrified or stubborn to do what God asked, and they just sat there. Some of us should have left that place fifteen years ago, but we could not let it go. There are pastors in churches that should have left years ago, but they they still sit there fossilized. God will not make you obey. He will let you die off and use your children when you refuse to take the next step.

    You can break the cycle. Choose to obey the Lord's prompting, it is for your own good. Though it looks short term scary, it will be long term beneficial. Pray hard and take the risk. If you feel that you have been left behind and are no longer where you should be, repent, get up and take the next step. God will restore you and put you back on track.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, give me the grace to follow you wherever you call me. Help me to face any obstacle and stay in step with You. Let me be the one that enters the land and does not retreat, in the name of Jesus.

    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 Lead the way Lord! Praise the Lord, Hallelujah!
Aug 25
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Bill Digiglio
Bill Digiglio

Amen!!!I know first hand when God tells you to do sometihng do it!

Aug 25
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen Father!

Aug 25
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Gail Sellu
Gail Sellu

Father let your will be, in your son Jesus' name I pray. Thank you

Aug 25
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen!!

Aug 25
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Ed Frye
Ed Frye

Amen!!

Aug 25
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen 

Aug 25
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Rose Sicilia
Rose Sicilia

Truth Amen 

Aug 25
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen 

Aug 25
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Yes, let me always have ears to hear and eyes to see Your will for me, Amen!

Aug 25
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler

Help me to face any obstacle and stay in step with You Lord...Amen

Aug 25
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David &amp; Dianna Earlywine
David & Dianna Earlywine

Lead the way for us God and we will follow.We love and worship you. Amen 

Aug 25
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Joseph Adams, Jr.
Joseph Adams, Jr.

Amen

Aug 25
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Perry Robertson
Perry Robertson

Amen! another timely word Pastor Dion, Thank You

Aug 25
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father, You know how I'm. Lead me to the place You want me to be,clear my mind and I will follow. I need Your help, in Jesus name I pray. Amen. 

Aug 25
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield

Change IS scary! But as mentioned, in the long run, when God prompts us and we heed to His call, we will find our "promised land!"

Aug 25
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

Aug 25
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

Amen!

Aug 25
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd! Heavenly Father, give me the grace to follow you wherever you call me. Help me to face any obstacle and stay in step with You. Let me be the one that enters the land and does not retreat, in the Name of Jesus, I pray.  Amen. 

Aug 26