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Risky Business

  • Then Jonathan said, "Behold, we will pass over to the men, and we will reveal ourselves to them. If they say this to us, 'Wait until we come to you!' then we will stand still in our place and will not go up to them. But if they say this, 'Come up to us!' then we will go up, for Yahweh has delivered them into our hand. This shall be the sign to us." 1 Samuel 14:8-10 WEB.

    Vastly outnumbered, Saul and about 600 Israelites were cowering in fear from the Philistine army that had come against them. Only king Saul and his son Jonathan had a sword amongst the entire Israelite army. While the Philistines had thirty thousand chariots, as well as six thousand horsemen (1Samuel 13:5). It was a one-sided battle. The troops who were following Saul were trembling with fear. Some hid in rocks and caves, while others fled the country entirely.

    Then Jonathan gathered his courage, told his shield-bearer that "nothing restrains the Lord from saving, by many or by few." They looked for a sign from the Lord and then strode boldly to the Philistine garrison and engaged them. When he did, God sent panic amongst the Philistines, and they began to attack each other. As the Philistines turned on each other in confusion, Saul and the rest of the Israelite army joined in the battle, and Israel won a great victory that day.

    Nothing changes until someone takes a risk. If you want to see something that you have never seen, you may have to do something you have never done. God waited for someone to step up and lead, and when they did, He backed them up and caused them to be successful. It should have been King Saul, but he was afraid.

    It only took Jonathan crossing the fear barrier to win that battle. Likewise, David was the only man who would face Goliath, but he was all that was needed. God just needs one obedient person who will trust Him to change the environment around them, like Peter stepping out and walking on water with Jesus. If you feel the Lord calling you to do something, take the risk, and then He will back you up. His help comes when you are doing something and actually need it, not when you are sitting still and cowering in fear.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, I put my trust in You today. Thank You so much for bringing me this far. Please draw me with Your loving kindness. If I know that it is You talking to me, then I will follow, so speak to me in a way that I understand. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

    Note: "This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.' (John 5:14) ~ 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 Yes ...... Praise the Lord Hallelujah..... He does acknowledge ! ❤️
May 15, 2021
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Sharon Leonard
Sharon Leonard

We just need to take a stand for the truth in our lives.

May 15, 2021
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

In Jesus name I ask,Amen. 

May 15, 2021
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen. Heavenly Father, my trust and faith are in the Lord. Lead me, guide me. You are my everything.  Amen

May 15, 2021
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

May 15, 2021
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Keyana Mallory
Keyana Mallory

Amen

May 15, 2021
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen Father my faith and trust is in You only

May 15, 2021
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

We put all our faith in you Jesus. Amen 

May 15, 2021
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Yes, Pastor Dion! The Lord shows up when I'm actually doing something. Thank you, Jesus! 

May 15, 2021
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

I put my faith and trust in you Jesus.  Help me to know your voice.  Amen 

May 15, 2021
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Yes praise God he always  leads us the way we need  in jesus name amen 

May 15, 2021
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Thank You Father for getting me this far! Amen.

May 15, 2021
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

May 15, 2021
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen happy Saturday everyone

May 15, 2021
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone 

May 15, 2021
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Thank You Heavenly Father for all You do for us, never leave us or forsake us 'cause without You we are nothing. Speak to us and through us and lead us to follow Your will  in Jesus Christ name we pray, Amen. 

Thank you Pastor and Sylvia, you are a blessing to us. Please pray for our grandson Steven who needs prayers for his healing. God bless you both, Amen. 

May 15, 2021
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Susan Petho
Susan Petho

Praying for Steven.

May 15, 2021
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Deng Tembreza
Deng Tembreza

PRAISE THE LORD.  Prayers sent for Steven. 

May 15, 2021
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen 

May 15, 2021
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Susan Petho
Susan Petho

Amen!

May 15, 2021
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

God help me feel your love and presence in my heart. Amen 

May 15, 2021
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Sherry McCosh
Sherry McCosh

Amen! When we ask in prayer God will answer us!!

 

May 15, 2021
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes amen Lord 

May 15, 2021
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

May 15, 2021
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Roseann Rivas
Roseann Rivas

Amen

May 20, 2021