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Cut it Loose

  • Fearing that we would run aground on rocky ground, they let go four anchors from the stern, and wished for daylight. As the sailors were trying to flee out of the ship, and had lowered the boat into the sea, pretending that they would lay out anchors from the bow, Paul said to the centurion and to the soldiers, 'Unless these stay in the ship, you can't be saved.' Then the soldiers cut away the ropes of the boat, and let it fall off. Acts 27:29 WEB

    The crew was gripped with fear as the ship was tossed about by the wind and waves. For fourteen days they had been battered and driven before this storm. Finally some of the sailors decided they would escape using a life boat, but Paul told them that if they did not stay on the ship, they would all die. They cut away the boat and they all made it to safety on the island of Malta, where God used Paul to perform many miracles.

    Sometimes you need to stay the course that God has put you on and cut loose the things that are dragging you back. Let it go. Let them go. They would have never fulfilled God's plan in their life if they had not cut the ropes and let go of that boat. They would have died while holding onto it. If something is holding you back and you feel that God is wanting you to get rid of it, cut it loose and let it go. Trust Him to take care of you.

    When they don't want to be around you, there are those waiting that do. You are a child of God, not a door mat. When the door closes to a job, there is a better door getting ready to open. When you feel all alone, you are not, for He is right there with you and if you only knew how much He loved you, your life would never be the same.

    Is your past chasing you? Cut it loose and let it go. Today is the first day of the rest of your life and God is interested in your future, not your unchangeable past. It is not too late. You can do this and He will be with you through it, but sometimes we have to brace ourselves and head right into the storm in order to get where we need to go.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father please strengthen me today and help me make the right decisions. I want to do the right thing. Forgive me of my past mistakes and guide me into Your perfect will. With You by my side, I can face anything. 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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John Petchonka
John Petchonka God Bless Pastor. Amen!
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Pranoti  Kumar
Pranoti Kumar

Amen

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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Amen Lord

May 2
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning 

May 2
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!  What a powerful reminder that we are NEVER alonryans sometimes we have to go through the storms of life in order to get to the other side!  As long as we believe and hold on to our faith which at times is difficult in the end, when we survive the storm, a beautiful rainbow awaits!  That in itself is a true blessing that is with seeing!

May 2
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Perry Robertson
Perry Robertson

Excellent reminder, to cut it loose! Thanks Pastor Dion. Thank You Lord Jesus for loving us and always being with us Amen!!

May 2
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Lead me dear God. Give me Wisdom. Amen

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David &amp; Dianna Earlywine
David & Dianna Earlywine

Guide us for your glory. Amen 

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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen, Father strengthen me and guide me.

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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Praise God 

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Theresa Bright
Theresa Bright

Thank you Pastor. Amen.

May 2
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Today is the Best day of the rest of my life. Amen. 

May 2
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Kathie Byram Lopez
Kathie Byram Lopez

Amen

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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Thank God for His perfect will, Amen.

May 2
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father thank You for Your word of wisdom, forgive my sins and lead me through this life. Strengthen me because i'm weak and always need You to show me the way. In Jesus name I pray, Amen.

Thank you Pastor for this message, God bless you. 

May 2
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Rachael Burke
Rachael Burke

Thank you so pastor Todd, this blesses me today . 

May 2
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
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Joseph Adams, Jr.
Joseph Adams, Jr.

Amen, there are some people in my life that I need to "cut loose."

May 2