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A Bridge Over Troubled Water

  • He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the LORD. Prov. 18:22 ESV

    One morning I was praying in my room, my mind aimlessly drifting from one thing to another. I saw a picture of my wife and I walking together on the beach. Then it occurred to me that her birthday was coming up soon. Then I thought: 'You should take her away for the weekend.'

    Later at the office, I checked my email and the first one was from a Beach Resort who offered an ocean front room with a jacuzzi for $49.95 a night. Though very busy, I gave in and asked her if she would like to go away for the weekend. She was delighted. We had a wonderful weekend together.

    At another time, my wife was praying and the Lord directed her to do something special for me, much the same way. When a couple places God at the center of their life, the Lord will be the mediator in the relationship. He will tell you things that add spice and provide a way for you to do it.

    The Lord loves you both, wants your marriage to work, and will give you these subtle hints along the way. Do not ignore them. They could easily be the bridge over troubled water.

    Prayer: Father, I pray that you will speak to me clearly and show me things that I can do for others to improve the relationship, 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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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen 

Sep 5
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

Sep 5
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes Lord, amen

Sep 5
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen Father! Keeping y'all in my prayers

Sep 5
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

I miss my husband Charlie so much. He was a nice guy, an honorable man, dedicated Father. We had many ups and few downs. We all loved him. Thank you God for him. Amen. 

Sep 5
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Amen,Gods blessings to you all.

Sep 5
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen 

Sep 5
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Ed Frye
Ed Frye

Amen Lord!

Sep 5
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Amen. Father, if it is Your will, I hope someday to find the right man to share my life with..

Sep 5
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen! Thank You Lord!

Sep 5
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen

Sep 5
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father I thank Your presence in our marriage of 51 years, help us to continue this union and to provide help to others in need. In Jesus name I pray, Amen. You are an awesome God. 

Pastor thank you for this great message, God bless you and protect your family. 

Sep 5
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen, thank you Lord for all 49 years and still counting.  

Sep 5
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

Amen and Amen, praise the LORD most high!!! He is the Center in our lives, what a difference He has made, when He healed our marriage, praise His Holy Name!!! 

Sep 5
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

Sep 5
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

Thanks pastor Dion. Just when I feel like I have no more tears left to cry for my late wife and what we had  together,and what I so deeply miss. You come along with a message like this.....  At first it reminds me of all the ways that I failed, but I know thats only the enemy talking. Then I realize Holy Spirit is speaking through you so I need to take this in at God's perspective. Maybe what and who I've been praying for at a future appointed time from God and His help to get it right in a new relationship with a woman that He thinks is a mutual good fit for both of us. I choose to hope in and trust God for a new,fresh start and to prepare my heart/mind and do the same for the precious woman who would choose to allow me into her life. Sicerely though,no joking, thank you because this reminds me that a relationship rooted in God,Jesus and Holy Spirit is the only one that will succeed. It is the only way that my wife Donielle and I lasted till death do us part.........

Sep 5
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Pranoti  Kumar
Pranoti Kumar

Amen

Sep 6
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Sandra Colby
Sandra Colby

AMEN

Sep 7
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Sherry McCosh
Sherry McCosh

Thank you for this devotion today. We all need to try to keep our marriage alive and fun by doing fun stuff.

Sep 16