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Never Too Late

  • He said to Jesus, 'Lord, remember me when you come into your kingdom.' Jesus said to him, 'Assuredly I tell you, today you will be with me in Paradise.' Luke 23:42 WEB

    Two thieves were crucified along with Jesus, one on each side of Him. As they hung there, struggling to breath and slowly dying, one of the thieves mocked Him saying: 'If You are the Christ, save yourself and us!' The other, after living a life of crime and with only minutes left, humbly asked Jesus to remember him. Jesus did not have to 'pray' about it, but immediately told him: 'Today you will be with Me in paradise.'

    Many times life slips by so very quickly and we mean to make things right, but then time marches on. Eventually, we become caught in a trap, and we begin to feel that it is too late for us. We think that there has just been too much water under the bridge, too many wrongs to be made right, but every Saint has a past and every sinner has a future.

    Could God really forgive us for a lifetime of sin, mistakes, and unbelief? Would God really give us a fresh start after all that we have done, even if we had only moments left in our life? Yes, absolutely! Isaiah told us: 'Come now, and let us reason together,' says Yahweh: 'Though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow. Though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool' (Isaiah 1:18).

    Jesus will completely wash you as white as snow with His own blood that He shed for you. If you just humbly ask, even if you had only minutes left, and have lived a life full of wickedness, He will still forgive you. All of heaven rejoices when someone who is lost turns to God (Luke 15:7).

    Prayer: Heavenly Father I turn to You today. Please guide me into all that You have for me. Forgive me of my sins, draw my heart to You, and lead me into an overcoming life on this earth, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

    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.......
Mar 14
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Bella Colliander
Bella Colliander

Excellent devotional. Couldn't be truer. Thank you Pastor Dion for your faithful teachings.

Mar 14
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen have a bless day in the lord

Mar 14
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Amen Lord

Mar 14
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen!

Mar 14
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles

Prayer: Heavenly Father I turn to You today. Please guide me into all that You have for me. Forgive me of my sins, draw my heart to You, and lead me into an overcoming life on this earth, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Thank you ~ Amen ~

Mar 14
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Alexious Kakwedza
Alexious Kakwedza

Lord Jesus wash me with your precious blood and forgive me of my sins.

Mar 14
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Amen,guide us for your glory.

Mar 14
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen!

Mar 14
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Amen! Thank You Father.

Mar 14
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Ed Frye
Ed Frye

Amen Lord Jesus!

Mar 14
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Dear God forgive my sins and grow my faith. Holy Spirit permeate me, my Grandchildren and my home. Give us favor and peace. In Jesus name. Amen 

Mar 14
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen !!

Mar 14
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Kathie Byram Lopez
Kathie Byram Lopez

Amen

Mar 14
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen

Mar 14
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Debbie Bible
Debbie Bible

I love Luke 23:42. It goes against everything I was taught growing up to make sure I knew God was going to hold every wrong against me. Praise God for Pastor Dion and Sylvia’s teachings. 

Mar 14
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father, thank You for the blood You shed for me to save and protect me from the snares of the devil. That Your Holy Spirit penetrate on me while I walk on this life  You so graciously have given me. In Jesus name I pray, Amen.

Thank you Pastor for this wonderful devotional. God bless you. 

Mar 14
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Rick Doran
Rick Doran

Thank You For Your Forgiveness Father, ABBA!!!

Mar 14
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Rhonda Jones
Rhonda Jones

Amen.  Thank you Lord for your forgiveness.  Wonderful message.  Thank you 

Mar 14
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Linda Filderman
Linda Filderman

Thank you, Pastor, for reminding me!

Mar 14
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen !

Mar 14
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Diane Symborski✝
Diane Symborski✝

Amen! Thanks Pastor Dion! Everyone, this part of todays devotion touced my heart and it's true. Believe! " every Saint has a past and every sinner has a future" He will forgive you, just ask with an open heart and let God in. Amen!

Mar 14
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

Amen!

Mar 14
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Heide Garner
Heide Garner

thank you  for encorage words    touched me  .

Mar 14
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Pranoti  Kumar
Pranoti Kumar

Amen...

Mar 15
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler

Thank you Lord.  Amen

Mar 23