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    But Naaman was angry, and went away and said, "Behold, I thought, 'He will surely come out to me, and stand, and call on the name of Yahweh his God, and wave his hand over the place, and heal the leper.'" 2 Kings 5:11 WEBNaaman looked over his new skin with amazement after he came up from the muddy ...
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  • When he came down from the mountain, great multitudes followed him. Behold, a leper came to him and worshiped him, saying, 'Lord, if you want to, you can make me clean.' Jesus stretched out his hand, and touched him, saying, 'I want to. Be made clean.' Immediately his leprosy was cleansed. Matthew 8:1 WEB

    An outcast waited by the roadside, hoping to see Jesus. He was a leper and had a skin disease that could not be hidden. Lepers were considered 'unclean' and you were not to touch them or you would become defiled.

    The leper came and humbly knelt before Jesus, then said, 'Lord, if You want to, You can make me clean.' The King of all Kings reached out to him and said: 'I want to.'

    The Lord Jesus reached out His hand, touched the unclean man, and cleansed him of his disease. His leprosy was now gone, the shame, and the pain was healed. Jesus touched the outcast and restored his life, while everyone else shunned them.

    In the Old Testament, lepers were to be put outside of the camp (Numbers 5:2). There were intricately detailed laws about showing themselves to the priests (Leviticus 13:49) and if a leper touched someone, even a priest, they were then unclean as well. It was originally to help control the spread of disease, but it became more of a social class.

    In the New Testament, Jesus healed the lepers, sometimes ten at a time (Luke 17:17). This was new. Under the old law, the priest could not touch someone diseased. Under the new, Jesus touched and healed them, because He wanted to.

    If you are an outcast today, know that Jesus still touches the outcasts and restores them because He wants to, but you have to come to Him and ask Him like the man in the story. Jesus healed those that came to Him and asked. Many others just walked on, overwhelmed by their problems. Leprosy was considered incurable, but this man humbly came and knelt before Jesus, and like the centurion he believed and said 'Lord, You can heal me.'

    When you are sick, humbly ask the Lord to heal you. If He does not, you are no worse off. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain. Sometimes He will take us through it for our education, but other times He will take it away completely, because He wants to.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, I come to You today and ask that You have mercy on me. Lord restore me and help me become the best version of myself. Replace my desires, with Yours. If You want Lord, You can make me clean. In the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

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Jessica Anne
Jessica Anne I agree, it came at just the right time and was exactly what I needed to hear.
Mar 21
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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Thank you Jehovah for all you do for us, I pray that that you heal us all and our world! Thank you, Amen
Mar 21
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Bella Colliander
Bella Collianderedited: Mar 21

Thank you Pastor Dion for reminding us that our Lord is always with us and wants to heal us, restore us and love us always.  Your devotionals mean so much to those of us with RHM and we just humbly ask our Lord to continue to guide you and bring us His teachings.  Thank you and may our Lord bless you and Sylvia and keep you safe. Praise to our Lord Jesus.

Mar 21
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Amen!!!

Mar 21
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen!!

Mar 21
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen.  Perfect for this time. Praise be to the King of Kings for healing.  Thank you Pastor Dion for your work in the Lord. Amen

Mar 21
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen thank you Jesus for all your Mercy'and for loving me so much

Mar 21
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen Father I Thank You

Mar 21
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Please heal our world Abba Father, Amen!

Mar 21
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen! Thank You Lord for loving the outcast!

Mar 21
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Thank you Jesus and heal us all if you want to.  Amen

Mar 21
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Amen, thank you Jesus.

Mar 21
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Oh Heavenly Father I thank Your loving kindness while healing us from the things we have done, the world is in need of Your help please don't abandon us. I want to be the best expression of myself, if my desires are wrong replace them to Your delight. In the name of Your beloved Son we pray,Amen. Lord we need You. 

Thank you Pastor and Sylvia for a devotional for this time, God bless you both. 

Mar 21
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Joseph Adams, Jr.
Joseph Adams, Jr.

Amen

Mar 21
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

God I'm so down. Make me joyful. Amen

Mar 21
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Praying for the Lord's joy to overflow your heart, Mari!

Mar 21
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

Oh Lord God  I am faulty  and weak but You are strong. You are God and I am not.  I humbly ask You to heal my heart and my mind. Please heal the bone fracture in my left foot and this persistent dry cough. Please Lord help me figure out how to fix the electrical charging issue with my truck, I am stumped Lord as it is probably something simple but I'm not  seeing it. I keep asking you Lord because I  can't  afford to take it to someone aagain to have it fixed. Please allow Holy Spirit to show me the solution to this and any problems  That I face. Please Father Yahweh restore unto me gainful employment for I've  been unemployed since January  after the wreck when I was let go from my job and it's been  one thing after another with injury and health issues concerning my being able to physically hold a job. Lord I have a tendency to be feeling  defeated and the enemy is trying to use it against me but, you started in me the will to obey You and trust You. I'm  thinking this may be a series  of tests allowed by You. Then please Lord God help me pass them. In Jesus's  righteous name I ask You and pray Amen. 

Mar 21
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Deng Tembreza
Deng Tembreza

Praying for you Richard. PRAISE THE LORD

Mar 21
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Judith B
Judith B

Amen

Mar 21
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

Mar 21
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes Lord, amen

Mar 21
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

Mar 22
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Sherry McCosh
Sherry McCosh

Amen! Thank you for todays message.

Mar 23
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Sandra Colby
Sandra Colby

AMEN

Apr 19