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Hide and Seek

  • You shall seek me, and find me, when you shall search for me with all your heart. Jeremiah 29:13 WEB.

    Remember the game "Hide and Seek"? Many of us played it when we were children. One person covers their eyes and counts down while the others go and hide as best they can. When the countdown is complete, the seeker then searches for the hiders.

    When I became a dad, I would reverse this game and play it with the children. I would hide, and the kids would search until they found me. They were limited by their experience, and if I hid too well, I would have to give them hints or make some noise to help them find me. You didn't want to make it so difficult for them that they gave up, but it needed to be challenging according to their ability.

    Our heavenly Father hides from us, and it is our part to seek Him out. He drops little hints here and there to let us know He is still there. And we most always find Him right when we are about to give up the search. Don't give up! Seek Him out. He will often be found in the places you least expect. Jesus even hid His teachings in parables.

    He said to them, "To you is given the mystery of the Kingdom of God, but to those who are outside, all things are done in parables (Mark 4:11 WEB).

    Insincere people could listen to the teachings of Jesus all day and not comprehend what He said, but His disciples understood. It was an encoded message. We can read a passage from the Bible ten times and feel that it makes no sense, but then a quickening from the Holy Spirit comes, and we suddenly understand it.

    For whoever has, to him will be given, and he will have abundance; but whoever doesn't have, from him will be taken away even that which he has. (Matthew 13:12 WEB).

    If we don't use a muscle, it will deteriorate, and one day we will lose its use. In the same way, those who hear the truth and act upon it are given more. While those who reject the truth, or do not let it change them, will ultimately lose the bit they have. The Lord conceals it, we seek it for it, and He reveals it. Jesus told us:

    "I tell you, keep asking, and it will be given you. Keep seeking, and you will find. Keep knocking, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives. He who seeks finds. To him who knocks it will be opened. (Luke 11:9-10 WEB).

    Keep on seeking, for you are closer than you were before. Keep on asking, for you are about to receive, what the Lord has in store. Keep on knocking, for He's on the way to the door.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, I thank You for giving me hope, and I pray that You build my faith. Please help me see the big picture and where I fit into this puzzle. Walk with me and talk with me today, 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 Thank you Lord Jehovah for being there and providing my needs! I adore you! ❤️ Thank you Pastor Dion for preaching and sharing the word today!
Jan 28
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

Jan 28
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen

Jan 28
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen. Thank you Heavenly Father for all my Blessings.  Amen

Jan 28
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Thank you Father in Heaven for your love, compassion and understanding and willingness to forgive me for I know that without you, I am nothing.  As I wake each day I am thankful to see another day and to have my quiet time with you in the wee hours of the morning taking in nature and the stillness!  I am truly blessed and extremely grateful for your most precious Son Jesus.  In His most precious name I pray, Amen!!

Jan 28
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Nay Nay Rosene
Nay Nay Rosene

I get up every morning at 4 and do my quiet time....it is SO peaceful and beautiful....I get to see some amazing sunrises....of which I have taken hundreds! It's just an amazingly sweet time to be with the Lord!

Jan 28
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone 

Jan 28
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen thank you Jesus for always being there when I look for you I love you

Jan 28
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen 

Jan 28
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father thank You for giving me hope, speak to me and through me to understand Your message, thank You for giving me a new day and see how wonderful You are. In Jesus Christ name I pray, Amen. Thank You Lord for all Your blessings, Amen. 

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

Jan 28
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Bella Colliander
Bella Colliander

Staying in God's word will help you find Him quicker. Thank you Pastor. I like this one.

 

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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

God u are my hope. I love you. Praise God Praise Jesus Amen 

Jan 28
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Amen Lord 

Jan 28
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Sherry McCosh
Sherry McCosh

Amen! Thank you once again for this wonderful Devotion today. May we keep seeking God and always be looking for His blessing and His desires. Seek ye first the kingdom of God and all these things will be added to you. Put God first in your life, and He will give you the desires of your heart. God promises to bless us if we will only seek Him and put Him first in our lives. God our Father has a very loving and welcoming heart that He welcomes us back every time we go astray. There is nothing that can separate us from God's love, Amen!! Thank you, God, for all the blessings and gifts you have given me and for always forgiving me and saying I am your child! Guide and direct my path today for your will only, not my will but your will God, in Jesus' name I pray, Amen!

Jan 28
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Cindy Holcomb
Cindy Holcomb

Amen

Jan 28
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

Amen!!!

Jan 28
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Amen,thank you Pastor Dion for the daily devotional.

Jan 28
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Susan Petho
Susan Petho

Amen!

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Keyana Mallory
Keyana Mallory

In Jesus Christ name I pray and give thanks! Amen!

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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

Jan 29