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When You Cannot Face the Wind

  • Now when the south wind blew gently, supposing that they had obtained their purpose, they weighed anchor and sailed along Crete, close to the shore. But soon a tempestuous wind, called the northeaster, struck down from the land. And when the ship was caught and could not face the wind, we gave way to it and were driven along. Acts 27:13 ESV

    Paul was now a prisoner and being carried by ship to eventually witness to Caesar, but on the way they were caught in a terrible storm. They could not face the strength of the wind and were driven by the storm for two weeks, completely out of control.

    However, they were completely in God's control because He controlled the wind that drove them. They finally landed on a beach, and the Holy Spirit used Paul to heal all the diseases on the entire island of Malta. They all came to know the Lord. It was just a side trip on his journey.

    Sometimes in life we face winds like this, and no amount of prayer, or giving, or crying seems to change our course. Just remember that when a storm blows you off course that God is controlling the direction of the wind. We will be driven right to where God wants us to be.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, I know that You control the wind and that this will pass. I will come through this and have a testimony of Your greatness in the name of Jesus I pray.

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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Thank you for for always getting us through the storm! Thank you for this brand new day! Amen!
June 23, 2019
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

OH yes, amen Lord.

June 23, 2019
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Amen,thank you Jesus for all our blessings.

June 23, 2019
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen

June 23, 2019
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Get us through this storm intact and blessed. Thank you God for all our blessings. Praise God. Amen

June 23, 2019
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles

Heavenly Father, I know that You control the wind and that this will pass. I will come through this and have a testimony of Your greatness in the name of Jesus I pray. Thank you ~ Amen ~

June 23, 2019
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen!

June 23, 2019
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Thank You Jesus for always getting me through the storm, Amen.

June 23, 2019
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Ed Frye
Ed Frye

Amen!

June 23, 2019
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father I will always  give thanks for all You have done for me and my family. In times of distress You are there for us and lead us to the solution. I pray that You protect my wife and give her the healing she needs, in Jesus name I pray Amen. Lord hear my prayers. 

I thank you Pastor for this message, God bless you. 

June 23, 2019
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

June 23, 2019
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

June 23, 2019
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Joseph Adams, Jr.
Joseph Adams, Jr.

Amen, Adonai Yahuah.

June 23, 2019
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

Amen and thank you!

June 23, 2019
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen, Hallelujah!

June 23, 2019
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Gail Sellu
Gail Sellu

In Jesus name I pray, Amen. Thank you Father.

June 24, 2019
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Sandra Colby
Sandra Colby

AMEN

June 26, 2019