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Strangers In The Night

  • But he, desiring to justify himself, asked Jesus, 'Who is my neighbor?' Jesus answered, 'A certain man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he fell among robbers, who both stripped him and beat him, and departed, leaving him half dead. By chance a certain priest was going down that way. When he saw him, he passed by on the other side. In the same way a Levite also, when he came to the place, and saw him, passed by on the other side. But a certain Samaritan, as he traveled, came where he was. When he saw him, he was moved with compassion, came to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. He set him on his own animal, brought him to an inn, and took care of him. Luke 10:29 WEB

    It was a narrow dirt road that the priest walked down 'by chance' on his way to Jericho, when he came across the man who had been beaten, robbed, and left for dead. Not wishing to be troubled in his busy day, he crossed to the other side of the road and continued on. Soon a Levite from the tribe of the priests, came down the road, saw the man, and passed by on the other side leaving him there to die. Then a Samaritan, considered a half-breed, and despised by the Jews, came along and stopped to help the man. He bandaged him up and then took him to an inn.

    Who is your neighbor? The one that God 'by chance' put in your path. It is easy to get overwhelmed when you think of the world's problems. How can you make a difference to those imprisoned in foreign nations? Other than prayer, most of us will not. But God places people in each of our paths that we can help, and then we get to choose whether to pass them by and carry on with our busy day, or take a moment to show them the love of Jesus.

    Hebrews 13:2 tells us: 'Don't forget to show hospitality to strangers, for in doing so, some have entertained angels without knowing it.'

    When you are busy, it is so easy to get upset at that unexpected knock at the door, to send that phone call to voicemail, to walk on past that person asking for help. Many today are beaten down, poor, naked, and abandoned, and all while wearing a suit at work. No one can help everyone, but everyone can help someone. So be mindful of the one that God puts in your path, for they are your neighbor.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father help me to see those that You put in my path clearly and give me the wisdom to help them. Get my attention and give the grace to do what needs to done, 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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Joseph Adams, Jr.
Joseph Adams, Jr.

Amen

September 7, 2018
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles

Prayer: Heavenly Father help me to see those that You put in my path clearly and give me the wisdom to help them. Get my attention and give the grace to do what needs to done, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Amen Thank you

September 7, 2018
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen 

September 7, 2018
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes Lord, amen

September 7, 2018
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen 

September 7, 2018
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Kevin J. Eck
Kevin J. Eck

Amen,

September 7, 2018
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Perry Robertson
Perry Robertson

Amen

September 7, 2018
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

September 7, 2018
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen!

September 7, 2018
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Ed Frye
Ed Frye

Amen Lord!

September 7, 2018
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen! Sometimes this is harder to figure out, Father, please show us who you want us to help!

September 7, 2018
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen

September 7, 2018
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

This is a timely encouragement and prayer, Pastor Dion! Thank you. Heavenly Father, give me the wisdom to help Betty and her sons. Direct my attention and give the grace to do what needs to done, in the name of Jesus, Amen

September 7, 2018
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brownedited: September 7, 2018

Help me to be aware and able to help those in my path. Amen.

September 7, 2018
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Barbara Neahring
Barbara Neahring

Thank you!

September 7, 2018
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Bill Digiglio
Bill Digiglio

Amen!!

September 7, 2018
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Please God give me endurance ❤️

September 7, 2018
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father, give me the wisdom to see those who I can help and do Your will . In Jesus name I pray. Amen 

September 7, 2018
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

September 7, 2018
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

Amen and Amen!

September 7, 2018
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Melissa M
Melissa M

lord i wanna do your work please show me what u want me to do.

 

September 7, 2018
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd!  Heavenly Father help me to see those that You put in my path clearly and give me the wisdom to help them. Get my attention and give me the grace to do what needs to done, in the Name of Jesus Christ I pray.  Amen.

September 8, 2018