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Silence In The Classroom

  • He succeeded in everything he undertook. But when envoys were sent by the rulers of Babylon to ask him about the miraculous sign that had occurred in the land, God left him to test him and to know everything that was in his heart. 2 Chronicles 32:30 NIV

    Hezekiah was a great king in Judah who followed the Lord closely. At his prayer, God sent an angel and wiped out 185,000 Assyrians who were coming to attack Jerusalem (2 Kings 19:35). At his prayer, God healed him and added fifteen years to his life (2 Kings 20:6). Still, there was a time when God left him to test him and to know what was in his heart.

    When a teacher is teaching the class, you can ask all the relevant questions that you have about the subject and the teacher will answer them. However when the test comes, there is silence in the classroom.

    I know scripture says that He will never leave nor forsake you, but there is a difference in the omnipresence of God which is everywhere and His manifest presence which may or may not be in the room with you.

    Those are the times when there is no answer and your tears seem to go unnoticed. When you feel that God has gotten you out on a limb and then abandoned you. Know that you are not really alone. You are simply entering the test phase of what you have been learning. You continue on with the last word given until you have a new one. There is always silence in the classroom during a test.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, I pray that You strengthen me and give me the grace to get through these times. Please reveal the pride in my life to me so that I can deal with it before it harms me, in the name of Jesus.

    Note: 'Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your request to God.' (2 Philippians 4:6-7) ~ 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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Kevin J. Eck
Kevin J. Eck Amen!
Feb 12
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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Praise the Lord, Hallelujah!!!!
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

Feb 12
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen 

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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Thank you Jesus.We love and worship you. Amen 

Feb 12
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen!

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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone Have A Bless Day

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Eric Rodriguez
Eric Rodriguez

thanks be to GOD  ......

 

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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen. Dear God, I pray to you to pass your test! Amen

Feb 12
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Yada (Wendy)
Yada (Wendy)edited: Feb 12

i heard "i will be with you"

i thought "omg I'm going to get framed and go for jail for something i didn't do"  maybe i had recently read Genesis 40?... 

that didn't happen, but still silence "for half an hour" 

well... sort of silence 

light is silent 

doesn't He know my heart, already, better than i ever will? 

confusing verse, but its cool how experience echoes things in scripture and its like a little thing in your moments, but gives big testimony to big truths that lead to bigger trust 

 

kinda echoes the beginning of Daniel a bit

i wonder about Hezekiahs kids

he was like okay disaster is stayed until i die it will wait until my kids - what details can be found - did he prepare them - were they with the wise selected in Babylon of Israel and Mitzraim?  What were they eating?  this was one of the first things i found. mysteries mysteries ♡

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Pranoti  Kumar
Pranoti Kumar

Amen

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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen 

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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Thank You Father for answering prayers! Amen.

Feb 12
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen! Thank You Lord!

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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondelloedited: Feb 12

Amen! Thank You Father Yahweh!

Feb 12
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father I 've trusted You always and still trust in Your designs, speak to me and through me with Your soothing voice and help me to understand Your will in my life. Thank You for hearing my prayers and for letting me know what is the best for me, in the name of Your Son Jesus I pray, Amen. In God I trust always. 

Excellent reminder Pastor, God bless you and Sylvia. 

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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Lead me and strengthen me. Thank you God. Praise God. Inthe name of Jesus Amen 

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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen!!

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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

Amen and Amen, thank you Pastor Dion, blessings upon you and Sylvia !!!!!!!

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Sandra Colby
Sandra Colby

HALLELUJAH

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