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A Christmas Story

  • Give, and it will be given to you. Good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap. For with the measure you use it will be measured back to you. Luke 6:38 ESV

    As Christmas approached, we felt like doing something special. Looking back, I am sure that it was the Holy Spirit prompting us because He wanted to bless us, and needed a reason. We needed to be givers for what was soon coming.

    We owned a small computer business and it was really slow that year. We had a lot of spare parts and time, but very little money. So we came up with this idea that we would take all the spare parts that we could muster and build them into working computers. We then planned to find some widows without one and bless them. So we did just that.

    We made a few people happy and everyone had a great Christmas. Then in January a client contacted us and gave us over $10,000 of new computer equipment. We got things that we would not have dreamed of buying. If you get the urge to bless someone, go with it. It is probably the Holy Spirit prompting you so He can in return bless you with something.

    God could bless you anyway, but He did say give and it will be given to you. I didn't write it, I read it. The reverse could read: 'Don't give and it will not be given to you.' Sowing and reaping works just as surely as farmers plant and then harvest. If you don't plant something, the only things that reliably come up are the weeds.

    Prayer: Father, show me the opportunities in my life to plant a seed. Guide me and give me wisdom in my giving, in the name of Jesus.

    Note: Ladies, today is Thankful Thursday at the "Ladies in Distress" group (our RHM women's group)! You are welcome to join in our weekly sharing of thankfulness for the Lord's presences and any blessings you may have experienced, big or small! "Ladies in Distress" is a private group, so if you have any problems joining, just post anywhere and we will help you :). Here is the link: Ladies in Distress


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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Amen
December 20, 2018
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles

Prayer: Father, show me the opportunities in my life to plant a seed. Guide me and give me wisdom in my giving, in the name of Jesus. Amen ~Thank you

December 20, 2018
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Father show me how Amen

December 20, 2018
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Joseph Adams, Jr.
Joseph Adams, Jr.

 Amen

December 20, 2018
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Suzy Romaine
Suzy Romaine

Thank you for your Word, Lord.  Amen!

December 20, 2018
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen! If you do not believe in sowing and reaping, just let your yard go with out for a while. You will see>

December 20, 2018
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Perry Robertson
Perry Robertson

Amen!

December 20, 2018
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Susan Petho
Susan Petho

Amen!

December 20, 2018
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Theresa Bright
Theresa Bright

Thank You

December 20, 2018
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen

December 20, 2018
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David  Earlywine
David Earlywine

Amen,thanks Pastor Dion and Sylvia for the daily devotional.God is awesome.

December 20, 2018
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Dear God Smile down on us always. Amen. 

December 20, 2018
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen!

December 20, 2018
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Ed Frye
Ed Frye

Amen!

December 20, 2018
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Amen! God always provides what we need.

December 20, 2018
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father You has given me so much, lead me to plant a seed to help those in dire need and to follow Your designs. In Jesus name I pray, Amen. 

Excellent devotional Pastor Dion,God bless.

December 20, 2018
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Rhonda Jones
Rhonda Jones

Amen.  Wonderful message.  Thank you.  It really is a blessing to give.  

December 20, 2018
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Amen Lord

December 20, 2018
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

December 20, 2018
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Paul Boore
Paul Boore

Amen!

December 20, 2018
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler

Great story  & teaching! MÉRRY CHRISTMAS!!

December 24, 2018