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Half Dead Desires

  • He said, 'Take the arrows;' and he took them. He said to the king of Israel, 'Strike the ground;' and he struck three times, and stopped. The man of God was angry with him, and said, 'You should have struck five or six times. Then you would have struck Syria until you had consumed it; whereas now you will strike Syria just three times.' 2 Kings 13:18 WEB

    Joash had struggled with Syria for years, and Israel had been invaded by them repeatedly. Cities were taken and then retaken. It was a constant struggle. The prophet Elisha told the king what to do, but Joash did half as much as Elisha intended. The struggle could have ended then if he would have continued doing what God had instructed him to do.

    Many times when struggling with an addiction or bondage, we stop just short of making an end of it. We have it beaten, it is almost dead, we are nearly free, but then we stop and it begins to grow stronger again. Soon we are struggling with it once more. Once again, we did not see it completely through to the end. You have to be ruthless, desperate, and relentless to get free of it. You can never let your guard down, never think you are now immune to things that bound you in the past.

    God will help you get free from the things that hold you. He will guide you, but you must work with Him one day at a time. You have to continue to do your part, until the end of it. It is like climbing a slippery hill. When you fall, get back up and take another step forward. If you lay there you will slide right back down to the bottom and have to start over. So get up quickly and take the next step towards freedom.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father please renew my energy and clear my mind. Help me to see what could be. Refresh my hope. I want what You want. Your kingdom come, my kingdom go. In the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

    Note: Ladies, today is "Thankful Thursday" at our "Ladies in Distress" group! All group members are welcome and invited to post something, whether big or small, that you are grateful for! This group is private, so if you are not a member and are having trouble joining, just post on the website somewhere and we will get you set up :). Here is the link: Ladies in Distress group


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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Thank you.......Amen
August 30, 2018
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen

August 30, 2018
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Barbara Neahring
Barbara Neahring

Thank you! 

August 30, 2018
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes Lord, for sure

August 30, 2018
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen!

August 30, 2018
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Joseph Adams, Jr.
Joseph Adams, Jr.

Amen

August 30, 2018
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Perry Robertson
Perry Robertson

Amen!

August 30, 2018
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

God please help and guide me with my grandchildren in tow.  Please Father. Amen. 

August 30, 2018
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

It always  seems to be talking to me!!! Amen praise God 

August 30, 2018
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Stacie Chambers-Franklin
Stacie Chambers-Franklin

Me too!!! Pastor Dion is always 100% led by the Holy Spirit on the timing of these devos!!!!

August 30, 2018
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Bill Digiglio
Bill Digiglio

Amen!!!

August 30, 2018
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Ed Frye
Ed Frye

Amen!

August 30, 2018
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Heavenly Father please renew my energy and clear my mind. Help me to see what could be. Refresh my hope. I want what You want. Your kingdom come, my kingdom go. In the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Amen. Thank you for this devotion Pastor Dion.

August 30, 2018
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Amen 

August 30, 2018
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

 Amen! Oh Lord, my God, please help me to stand in these difficult times. Please be my strength and strong tower, in the name of Hesus I ask and pray, Amen!

August 30, 2018
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father, give me the strength to keep going and do what You want me to do. Refresh my hope, lead me and I will straighten my path. In Jesus name I pray, Amen. Thank You Lord.

Great devotional Pastor. 

August 30, 2018
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler

Love the pray!  Amen .Heard a lady singing on Christian radio how she was feeling yet believes God's Word and what it says of her which centers our thoughts with His truth & how much He lives us♥️

August 30, 2018
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady

Amen!

August 30, 2018
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

August 30, 2018
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd!  Heavenly Father please renew my energy and clear my mind. Help me to see what could be. Refresh my hope. I want what You want. Your kingdom come, my kingdom go. Thy Will be done.  In the Name of Jesus Christ I pray.  Amen. 

August 31, 2018