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The Morning Update

  • Early in the morning, while it was still dark, he rose up and went out, and departed into a deserted place, and prayed there. Simon and those who were with him searched for him. They found him and told him, "Everyone is looking for you." Mark 1:35-37 WEB.

    Jesus would often withdraw from the noisy crowds to be alone with His Heavenly Father in prayer. It was here that He chose His Apostles, refreshed His strength, prepared for the coming day, and got His next mission. Prayer and listening was His morning update.

    Jesus' life was not without its struggles while He was here on the earth. He was tested in every way just as we are, but He passed every test (Hebrews 4:15). Jesus earned the saying, "Worthy is the Lamb." It was not given to Him. Part of it involved praying hard and regularly.

    We often get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the day and slowly start to fall apart under stress. If we can get alone and spend some time in prayer, those things will fix themselves, and things will begin to fall into place. God will help us take care of it, but we still need to ask Him to. James said that we have not because we ask not (James 4:2).

    When you don't know the answer, He does. When you don't have the resources, He does. When you feel lost and don't know what to do next, He does. When no one else on earth cares about you, He does.

    No matter how busy you get today, set aside some time for prayer so you can refresh your spirit and get your morning update. You build yourself up by praying (Jude 20). Jesus teaches us to pray always and not give up (Luke 18:1). Spending time with God will provide the answer to the questions you will face today.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, I thank You for all that You do for me. Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! Please walk with me and talk with me today. Help me learn to recognize Your voice and to know when You are leading me. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

    Note: 'Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your request to God.' (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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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Thank you for loving me , I love you, Amen
Jan 16
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Bella Colliander
Bella Colliander

I find myself asking our Lord throughout the day for His help. Without Him, nothing would be accomplished. I'm always thanking Him for His help, blessings and peace. making time with our Lord each day is a wonderful time. Thank you Pastor for your direction

Jan 16
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Amen, Bella! 

Jan 16
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

Jan 16
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen.  I start my day with the devotional. Thanking God throughout my day. Praying... He is my guide..  Amen

Jan 16
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen thank you so much pastor Dion and Sylvia for letting me know how to get closer to Jesus over the last few years, thank you, thank you, thank you Father for all you do with me.

Jan 16
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen Father You are my guide, I thank You. I love our morning talks

Jan 16
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Most excellent reminder, Pastor Dion! Let me hear Your voice and follow where You are leading me, Lord! Amen

Jan 16
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen walk with me lord  in jesus name amen 

Jan 16
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Gail Sellu
Gail Sellu

Prayer: Heavenly Father, I thank You for all that You do for me. Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! Please walk with me and talk with me today. Help me learn to recognize Your voice and to know when You are leading me. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

Thank you Lord for your promise to never lead or forsake me! Order my footsteps in your word! Amen

 

 

Jan 16
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Thank you Jesus for all our blessings.We love and worship you.Thanks to Pastor Dion and Sylvia for the daily devotional.Gods blessings to you all. Amen 

Jan 16
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Thank you Father!! I love You! Amen.

Jan 16
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Thank you God. I love you Amen 

Jan 16
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

Jan 16
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father I thank You so much for staying by my side in every situation I encounter, speak to me and through me and lead me through this day. Hear my prayers O Lord. In Jesus name I pray, Amen. Glory be to Your Holy Name forever, Amen. 

Great devotional reminder Pastor, God bless you and Sylvia. Amen 

 

Jan 16
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Thank You For Loving Me Even When I Feel Like I Don't Deserve It 

Jan 16
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Susan Petho
Susan Petho

Amen!

Jan 16
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Jack (Dale) Crump
Jack (Dale) Crump

Thank you for saving me and loving me Lord!

Jan 16
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes, amen Lord Jesus 

Jan 16
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Sherry McCosh
Sherry McCosh

Yes! Amen, Thank you Lord for always being there for me and directing my path.

Jan 16
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

Jan 17