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The Star Lord

  • God made the two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night. He also made the stars. Genesis 1:16 WEB.

    He also made the stars, what a sentence. I sometimes read this, and I am amazed by how much the Bible packs into a single verse. Scientists estimate that there are around 300 sextillion stars now. That number is increasing as they develop devices that let them see further into space.

    That is a 3 followed by 23 zeros, or 3 trillion times 100 billion. My mind cannot even fathom numbers like this, yet mankind cannot create a single star. Written out it in longhand it looks like this: 300,000,000,000,000,000,000,000.

    There are multiple planets in orbit around these stars and multiple moons in orbit around those planets. Compared with the universe, the planet Earth that we live on is like a speck of space pollen. And we are only a speck living on that speck, yet fighting and dividing over anything we can think of. From above, it would be much like watching ant colonies milling about, so busy at work, till a boot comes down. We really need to keep our life in the proper perspective and see the big picture.

    The Awesome God Almighty that made the stars calls us by name, and He knows how many hairs are on our head. He created all of this, and yet He will be involved in your life today if you let Him. Though He created the universe, He once gave me answers to questions on a math test when I asked Him, simply because He cares.

    Today if you feel worthless, put it aside. The Creator Himself has deemed you worthy of calling Him Father. No one else's opinion really matters. Can the ones looking down their nose at you make stars? I am thrilled to know the Star-Lord, and that He knows me.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, I thank You for creating me and for giving me a place in Your universe. Please help me find the place that I belong and put me right where You want me to be. Guide me and help me make the right decisions as I live my life for You, in the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

    Note: Ladies, today is Thankful Thursday at the "Ladies in Distress" group (our RHM women's group)! You are welcome to join in our weekly sharing of thankfulness for the Lord's presence and any blessings you may have experienced, big or small! "Ladies in Distress" is a private group, so if you have any problems joining, just post anywhere and we will help you :). Here is the link: Ladies in Distress


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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Praise the Lord Hallelujah! Thank you for loving us all as your children........❤️
Jan 14
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

In Jesus name I ask this, Amen.

Jan 14
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen, Father I need you. Guide me down Your path, the right one.

Jan 14
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Amen 

Jan 14
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen. You are an awesome Almighty God. Thank you for being with me. Amen

Jan 14
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

Jan 14
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Help me God to appreciate everything and everyone. Uplift my soul. Praise God Praise Jesus Amen

Jan 14
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen

Jan 14
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen

Jan 14
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Gloria Nebarez
Gloria Nebarez

Amen, yes Jesus lead me to where you want me to be.Thank you Jesus for everything you have given me! 

Jan 14
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Roseanne Braverman
Roseanne Braverman

'The Awesome God Almighty that made the stars calls us by name'. Amen

Jan 14
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen thank you Father for all your stars and for loving me so much you call me son!

Jan 14
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen,  thank you Almighty Heavenly Father for never forgetting your children.  Thank you Lord for your perfect Grace!!

Jan 14
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Thanks, Pastor Dion, for this big picture view this morning. We serve an AWESOME God! Lord, guide me and help me make the right decisions as I live my life for You. AMEN

Jan 14
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father I thank You for all You have done in my life, for being my Father and taking care of me. Guide me Lord to make the right decisions in my life and follow Your word, in Jesus Christ name I pray, Amen.  Hallelujah, You are an awesome God. Amen. 

Thank you Pastor and Sylvia for this word, God bless you both, Amen. 

Jan 14
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Sherry McCosh
Sherry McCosh

This devotion today is amazing! Pastor Dion you are so blessed by God to be able to come up with all of these amazing devotions every single day. I thank God for you and the abilities He has given you and your passion for the Lord. God bless you and Sylvia. Thank you for all you do for this ministry, it is a God send!!

Jan 14
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Linda Filderman
Linda Filderman

WOW!  I really don't need to be worrying about the petty stuff, do I?  He's got it!  Thank you for putting it in perspective, Pastor Dion!

Jan 14
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes, amen Lord 

Jan 14
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Susan Petho
Susan Petho

Amen!

Jan 14
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

Amen!!!

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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

Jan 15