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Repeaters

  • The brothers immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Beroea. When they arrived, they went into the Jewish synagogue. Now these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so. Acts 17:10 WEB

    The first mechanical repeater was a telegraph machine, but the practice was in use long before that. A repeater hears a signal and then repeats it verbatim. With the telegraph, someone tapped a signal at one end, and the repeater at the other end of the line reproduced that exact tap. In wireless networks today, repeaters are used to expand the coverage area, and each repeater says the same thing as the last one. It does not question the signal sent to it, but passes the message right down the line just as it was received.

    For a season in my life, I was merely a repeater. I heard things at church or seminary that sounded good, then repeated them as the gospel truth. I would staunchly defend them. I am now embarrassed to say that at least forty percent of it was rubbish, traditions of men, and fairy tales. That is being polite, because it was probably more like sixty percent.

    There are so many pet doctrines floating around out there that have absolutely nothing to do with God, nothing to do with scripture. Jesus said in Mark 7:7 'In vain do they worship Me, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.' I was taught commandments of men, and then I began teaching others the things that I had learned, just as the ones that Jesus spoke to had.

    Don't just be a repeater like I was. The more that I studied the Bible, the more rubbish that was revealed in my life. Listen to, or read the Bible for yourself. The Berean Christians received the word eagerly, but then searched the scriptures to see if it was true. If you do not know what is in the Bible, you will almost certainly be deceived.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father I pray that You give me a hunger for Your Word. Stir up that desire in me and open my mind so that I can understand the scriptures. Please help me discern what is from You, and what is not. In the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

    Note: Happy Sunday :)! For those who would like to join us, today we will be hosting our RHM Live Online church service. This is a special time of worship, prayer, fellowship and an inspiring message. All are welcome! Here is the link to join: RHM Live


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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Praise the Lord Hallelujah ! Yes indeed open my mind and heart for your truth! Amen
April 26, 2020
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen

April 26, 2020
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes Lord Jesus, amen

April 26, 2020
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen

April 26, 2020
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen! Thank You Lord!

April 26, 2020
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Susan Petho
Susan Petho

Amen! Have a blessed Sonday ❤

April 26, 2020
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Amen,God is awesome.

April 26, 2020
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen!

April 26, 2020
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Marlene McEwen
Marlene McEwen

Jesus open my ears and heart for you truth! Amen 

April 26, 2020
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen.  I hunger for Your word Lord and need discernment over the truth. Thank you Jesus for helping me.

April 26, 2020
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Dear Father thank You for all You do for us, open our minds and eyes to learn more about Your word and what is not from You be disregarded. Blessed be Your Holy name forever, we pray this in the name of Your Son Jesus, Amen.

Thank you Pastor and Sylvia for all your help through your devotionals and testimony, God bless you both. 

April 26, 2020
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Give me wisdom as I read Your scriptures Father, Amen.

April 26, 2020
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

A powerful motivation, Pastor Dion! Lord, give me a hunger for Your Word. Stir up that desire in me and open my mind so that I can understand the scriptures. AMEN

April 26, 2020
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Give me knowledge of your word. Amen 

April 26, 2020
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Sherry McCosh
Sherry McCosh

Amen!! Blessed be the name of Jesus! Amen forever and ever He is Lord, Amen!!

April 26, 2020
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Joseph Adams, Jr.
Joseph Adams, Jr.

Amen

April 26, 2020
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Pranoti  Kumar
Pranoti Kumar

Amen

April 26, 2020
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

In Jesus name Amen. The truth be told! Thanks pastor Dion. 

April 27, 2020
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

April 27, 2020