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The Jigsaw Puzzle

  • For it is precept on precept, precept on precept; line on line, line on line; here a little, there a little. Isaiah 28:10 WEB

    With scattered pieces all over the table, we worked on assembling the jigsaw puzzle. It was a mess. This one was seriously difficult because someone had mistakenly mixed a couple of other puzzles together in the same box, and now there were pieces that did not belong there at all. Fortunately we had a picture to go by, and eventually it began to take shape. When it was finally complete, the puzzle was beautiful.

    God sees the bigger picture of your life, while you cannot. He knows what pieces to keep, and what needs to be removed. After walking with Him a while, your life will begin to take shape, and when complete, it will become something beautiful.

    Work with God and allow Him to separate you from the things that do not belong in your life. He will not separate you from your friends, or the things that you love and want to keep around, like lust, or greed. You have to hate it, guard against it, and separate yourself from it. If He delivered you from something that you love, you would just return to it later.

    We have a free will to choose what God we serve just as Joshua and the Israelites (Joshua 24:15). Calling Jesus Lord only gives Him a title, it is doing what He says that actually makes Him your Lord (Luke 6:46). You belong to whom you obey (Romans 6:16).

    Do not get ahead of God and begin to throw out things that He intends to keep. Just work at His pace. You do not need to understand everything right now, He does, and that is enough. It is one piece at a time and one day at a time. It is line upon line, here a little, there a little, eventually this thousand piece puzzle will begin to make sense.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father I choose You today. Please help me get in tune with Your plan for my life and change what You will. Guide me and help me make the right decisions. Teach me and make Your path clear to me, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Thy will be done.......Amen
December 7, 2019
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen Father

December 7, 2019
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

I love you God. Stay with us. Amen 

December 7, 2019
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen. I will be patient as i know your plan is better than mine. Use me Lord for your will and your plan. I am your servant. Amen

December 7, 2019
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen! Thank You Lord!

December 7, 2019
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen, I want the will of God in my life. Thy will be done.

December 7, 2019
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Walk with me jesus! You are my rock in  jesus name amen 

December 7, 2019
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Amen, praise Jesus.

December 7, 2019
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Thank you Pastor Dion for that timely message, Amen!

December 7, 2019
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Bella Colliander
Bella Colliander

To be a part of this beautiful puzzle of life, according to God's will, is my desire.  Thank you Pastor for delivering on time, as always.

December 7, 2019
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Dear Father I invite You to take away those pieces of my life puzzle that I don't need and direct my life as You know is better, tune my life as You know what is the best for me. In Jesus name I pray, Amen. Lord guide me to be as You wish. 

Awesome devotional, God bless you Pastor and Sylvia. 

December 7, 2019
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

My heartfelt prayer this morning! Thank you, Pastor Dion, for this simple, clear analogy! Heavenly Father I choose You today. Please help me get in tune with Your plan for my life and change what You will. Guide me and help me make the right decisions. Teach me and make Your path clear to me. In Jesus precious name, Amen

December 7, 2019
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Pranoti  Kumar
Pranoti Kumar

Amen

December 7, 2019
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

December 7, 2019
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

December 7, 2019
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

Amen! Praise You Father Yahweh for you are God and I am not!

December 7, 2019
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Joseph Adams, Jr.
Joseph Adams, Jr.

Amen.

December 7, 2019
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Sandra Colby
Sandra Colby

PRAISE THE LORD

December 26, 2019