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Saddling Up Anyway

  • They told Esther's words to Mordecai. Then Mordecai asked them to return this answer to Esther: 'Don't think to yourself that you will escape in the king's house any more than all the Jews. For if you remain silent now, then relief and deliverance will come to the Jews from another place, but you and your father's house will perish. Who knows if you haven't come to the kingdom for such a time as this?' Esther 4:12 WEB

    John Wayne once said that 'Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.' A young woman named Esther was once faced with a decision like that, and it could have led to her execution. There was a law was passed in the land to exterminate all the Jews that were living in Persia, and she was Jewish.

    Esther had hidden her family's identity and she was safely living in the royal palace when her uncle Mordecai sent her word to go and speak with the king. Mordecai wanted Esther to try and obtain mercy for her people. But if Esther went into the king's chamber without first being summoned, it was an automatic death sentence, unless the king chose to pardon her by extending his golden scepter.

    When Esther hesitated to take the message to the king, her uncle Mordecai told her that if she did not go, the Lord would send someone else, but she would miss out. Esther was just a young girl and very scared, but she pulled herself together and said: 'If I perish, I perish.' After fasting and praying for three days and nights, she went in to meet the king and convinced him to spare her people, and the one that devised the extermination plot was himself exterminated. There is a Jewish holiday called 'Purim' that commemorates the event.

    It is easy to be strong when there is nothing to be afraid of, but faith is tested in the furnace like refined gold. Do not cower back from whatever you have to face today, for you are here for a purpose, for such a time as this. If God is for you, who can stand against you? If you withdraw, God will send someone else, but you will miss out on what He has in store for you. So stand strong, know that God is with you, and that you are well able to face whatever comes your way.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father I thank You for bringing me to Your kingdom for such a time as this. It is no accident that I am living here today and I know that You have a plan and a purpose for me. Please fulfill Your will in my life, guide my steps, and draw me into a deeper relationship with You, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

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Matherine Nichols
Matherine Nichols I sure did enjoy your message and I thank you . It was so fitting for what was on my mind . I pray that I am posting in the proper post. Thank you
June 10, 2019
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

I believe, I believe, I believe this! Amen!

June 9, 2019
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Dear God help us to Stand Strong and know you will be here for us. Thank you God. Amen

June 9, 2019
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Barbara Jackson
Barbara Jackson

Praise and Glory to GOD, for such a time as this. I use to ask myself, every now and again, why am I here? Well, GOD, shows up and shows me why, for such a time as this. Thank you GOD, for such a time as this.AMEN

June 9, 2019
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Ed Frye
Ed Frye

Amen

June 9, 2019
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Joseph Adams, Jr.
Joseph Adams, Jr.

Amen.

June 9, 2019
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen

June 9, 2019
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Please guide us Jesus for all your glory,we worship and praise you. Amen 

June 9, 2019
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen!

June 9, 2019
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Gail Sellu
Gail Sellu

Prayer: Heavenly Father I thank You for bringing me to Your kingdom for such a time as this. It is no accident that I am living here today and I know that You have a plan and a purpose for me. Please fulfill Your will in my life, guide my steps, and draw me into a deeper relationship with You, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

Amen. Thank you Father, for your promise not tleave or forsake me. I want to do your will, order my steps in your word, guide my feet, my heart. I love you Father. Thank you Pastor for your devotional. Have a blessed day, in the name of Jesus.

June 9, 2019
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

June 9, 2019
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Your will be done in my life, Amen!

June 9, 2019
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield

This devotion filled me with such peace and joy today! Thank you, Pastor Dion!

June 9, 2019
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady

Amen we have to rebuke the spirit of fear and boldly go, even though we would like to go AWOL, if we obey He will give us the courage to see it through.

June 9, 2019
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father, fear is something that we always have but with our confidence in You who can touch us. Give us the courage to see what we confront and to trust in Your designs. In Jesus name I pray, Amen. Glory be to God almighty. 

Pastor,what a touching message. God bless you. 

June 9, 2019
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

June 9, 2019
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Kevin J. Eck
Kevin J. Eck

Amen,

June 9, 2019
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen pastor I really needed to hear this we found out this last thursday that we have to move because the new owners of our duplex wants everyone  out to remodel and charge more money But no matter what God will take care of us we had this same thing happen five years ago and Im stronger now than I was then So with God first we got this!! Thanks for another great devotional pastor Todd

June 10, 2019
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

Prayed for you Scott. God can truly provide a way!

June 11, 2019
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Pranoti  Kumar
Pranoti Kumar

Please fulfill Your will in my life, guide my steps, and draw me into a deeper relationship with You.

In the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

Amen!

June 10, 2019
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Perry Robertson
Perry Robertson

Amen! Your Will Be Done LOrd!

June 10, 2019