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The Road Ahead

  • He began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things, and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again. He spoke to them openly. Peter took him, and began to rebuke him. But he, turning around, and seeing his disciples, rebuked Peter, and said, 'Get behind me, Satan! For you have in mind not the things of God, but the things of men.' Mark 8:31 WEB

    'Oh look at you! You did it again... you should just give up.' These thoughts often play in our mind. It is a distraction sent by the enemy to try and break your focus on the Lord, to get you off course, to get you to stop trying. When the words of Peter no longer lined up with the will of the Father, Jesus turned His back to him and put him behind Him. When satan tried Jesus in the wilderness, Jesus told him 'Get behind me satan.' Jesus focused on the present will of God, and He put what did not agree with it behind Him.

    Formula One race car drivers are trained to focus on where they want to go, and to not get distracted by the things around them. They are moving so fast that even a slight distraction could be a fatal one. Part of the training is to not to follow the car in front of them, for if it went into a curve too fast, then they would follow it and crash as well, also, they would never pass it.

    Each driver runs their own race and if they spent their time looking behind them, then they would never be able to finish it. It takes complete focus on the goal, and ignoring all the noise around them to be successful. If they make a mistake, they recover as quickly as possible, get back in the race and try to concentrate on the road ahead. Paul ran his race like this (1 Corinthians 9:24).

    So don't look to the left or to the right, and give no attention to the past. Let what is behind you, stay behind you. Focus on the future that God has for you and stop listening to the voices that want you to fail. Stop comparing yourself to others for you are only responsible for the talents that were given to you. The devil does not want you to win this and the only way that you come out on top is by focusing on God completely, and tuning out the distractions around you. Stop looking behind you, and focus on the road ahead.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father please help me focus on what matters. Give me a clear vision of what I should be focusing on, guide me and bring my desires in line with Yours, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

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Kevin J. Eck
Kevin J. Eck Amen,
May 17
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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Yes, I pray that you would help me to not to be distracted and be focus to what you want us to do.......
May 17
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Deborah Alexander
Deborah Alexander

Thank you Pastor Todd this was an on time word for me.

May 17
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell

Amen! That is good advice, thank You Lord!

May 17
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen. Please help me focus on today and let the past go. I needed this today. Thank you Pastor Dion. Amen

May 17
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen Father please help me to focus on You

May 17
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen 

May 17
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Jesus,please help us to focus on what's important to you and make it important to us. Amen 

May 17
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Randy Patterson
Randy Patterson

Amen!!!

May 17
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Father, guide my focus to always be on Your plans. Amen.

May 17
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Heavenly Father help me to always look ahead and not behind me. I want my desires to be in line with your will for me. Amen.

May 17
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen 

May 17
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

May 17
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father I know that there are many distractions in our lives today, help us focus in what is important and never allow us to take our view from Your designs. Inspire us to be as You our Lord wants us to be, in the name of Your Son Jesus we pray, Amen. Thank You Lord for all Your care. 

Excellent devotional and reminder Pastor, God bless you and Sylvia. 

May 17
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondelloedited: May 17

 In Jesus name Amen. Thank You and praise You Father Yahweh, Lord Yehoshua and Holy Spirit!

May 17
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Ame!!

May 17
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

God guide us. Praise God in the name of Jesus Amen 

May 17
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes Lord Jesus, amen and amen

May 17
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

May 18