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When All is Lost

  • David was greatly distressed; for the people spoke of stoning him, because the souls of all the people were grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters; but David strengthened himself in Yahweh his God. 1 Samuel 30:6 WEB

    David was distressed. When they had returned to their village, they found it burned to the ground and all of their wives, children, and belongings had been taken away. He and his men had wept until they no longer had the strength to weep. Now the six hundred men, who were his most trusted friends, spoke of killing him themselves. David was sitting on the ground with nothing, no family, no friends, and no belongings. He had suddenly lost everything.

    Then David pulled himself together, he strengthened himself in God. He prayed and asked God if He should pursue the Amalekites, and the Lord answered him and told him to pursue, for he would recover all. So David and his men went after a much larger enemy force, defeated them all, and brought back everyone and everything that had been taken from them. Nothing was missing (1 Samuel 30:19).

    Sometimes it is just you and God facing a great challenge, and you have to make the best of it. Especially when those that you once trusted, turn into your enemy. When the world turns its back on you, He is still there. When you feel alone in the crowd, God is still there. He will never leave You nor forsake you.

    When David was completely alone, he prayed to God and received the answer, and a word from the Lord changes everything. So talk to God yourself, build yourself back up, ask Him for the answers, strengthen yourself in the Lord. Whatever you do, don't give up, for God is able to help you recover all. He can make a really bad situation, into a victory.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father I love You today and I look to You for the answer. Please give me wisdom and a clear vision for my life. Open the doors that I should go through, and give me a push me to take the next step. I want all that You have for me, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

    Note: "And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord's people" (Ephesians 6:18). If you have a prayer need, we are here for you! We and the prayer team are ready to lift you up at our private prayer page: RHM Prayer Network


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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Praise the Lord Hallelujah........ Through so much dark moments in my life.... Jehovah has guided and strengthening me thru it.... Thank you Jehovah ❤️
October 4, 2019
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Barbara Jackson
Barbara Jackson

Giving honor to GOD, today for his Glory. For he Loves us and never leaves us! I stand on the word of the lord today and everyday! AMEN!!

October 4, 2019
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

October 4, 2019
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen!!

October 4, 2019
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen

October 4, 2019
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen Dear God!! So many times in my life, I have felt alone even in a crowded room. But the good Lord has always seen me through. My trust is in the Lord, He’s never been far and always in my heart & soul. Amen. 

October 4, 2019
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Bella Colliander
Bella Colliander

Thank you Lord for your love  and mercies. You've always brought me through even when I didn't believe.

October 4, 2019
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Amen 

October 4, 2019
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Rick Doran
Rick Doran

Amen!!!!!

October 4, 2019
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Mary Ellen Carr
Mary Ellen Carredited: October 4, 2019

I certainly needed to hear this today...has helped to lift my spirits greatly.  Thank you!  I feel have been feeling very isolated at work lately.  The Lord will never leave us or forsake us.

October 4, 2019
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen

October 4, 2019
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Thank You Father for never leaving me or forsaking me! Amen!

October 4, 2019
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen !!. I claim this for my son in Jesus Name. 

October 4, 2019
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Dear Father I thank Your loving kindness in every step of my life, never leave me or forsake me. Show me the way and strengthen me to follow Your designs, in Jesus name I pray. Amen. 

Thank you Pastor, it touched me. God bless you. 

October 4, 2019
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Ed Frye
Ed Frye

Amen

October 4, 2019
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

Amen! Thank you Lord!

October 4, 2019
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

October 4, 2019
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Pranoti  Kumar
Pranoti Kumar

Amen

October 4, 2019
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Sandra Colby
Sandra Colby

THANK YOU HEAVENLY FATHER FOR YOUR UNBOUNDING LOVE

October 4, 2019
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Dana Rozell
Dana Rozell

Amen!!

October 8, 2019