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The Grocery Buggy

  • As you would like people to do to you, do exactly so to them. Luke 6:31 WEB.

    We had to park way out in the parking lot that day, and it was hot when we came out of the grocery store. There were no cart returns nearby, and I didn't really feel like taking the buggy all the way back to the building.

    I saw a few other shopping carts nearby that people had left out in the parking lot. As I contemplated leaving my grocery buggy there with the others, this scripture came to my mind: "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you." I knew without a doubt that it was the Holy Spirit speaking, and it brought immediate conviction. So I gathered all the buggies together and took them back.

    It was a small thing, but God starts with small things. If you obey, He will give you bigger ones. Imagine the world if everyone followed this one commandment. It would be an entirely different place for us to live. You could walk the streets safely. There would be no abuse, murders, robberies, and there would be a lot less divorce.

    If you would like to make the world a better place today, try and follow this commandment. It is so simple to understand but by no means easy to do. He who is faithful in a little will also be faithful with a lot (Luke 16:10). Dare to be different. We can change the world one buggy at a time.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, please show me the areas in my life that need improvement. Speak to me in a clear way and point things out things You would like me to change. 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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Kevin J. Eck
Kevin J. Eck Amen,
June 16, 2021
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Keyana Mallory
Keyana Mallory

Amen 

June 16, 2021
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen! Thank you!

June 16, 2021
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

June 16, 2021
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen

June 16, 2021
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

This is a rule I try my best to live by. Simple and meaningful. Amen

June 16, 2021
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen.  Heavenly Father,  Thank you for guiding me and for the blessings you provide.  I choose You Lord.  Amen

June 16, 2021
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Suzy Romaine
Suzy Romaine

Yes and amen!

June 16, 2021
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Totally agree. Amen 

June 16, 2021
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

June 16, 2021
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone 

June 16, 2021
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Amen.... love you all.Gods blessings to you all.

June 16, 2021
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen 

June 16, 2021
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Theresa Bright
Theresa Bright

I am guilty of this. I will follow the little voice in my mind from now on. Thank you ???? 

June 16, 2021
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen thank you for your commandments Father and as for me and my house we will serve the Lord, have a great day RHM

June 16, 2021
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Excellent motivation for today, Pastor Dion! Lord, speak to me in a clear way and point things out things You would like me to change. Amen

June 16, 2021
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father we thank You for all Your blessings, help us to get rid of all the things that are not pleasant to You. Speak to us in a way we can understand and do Your will, in Jesus Christ name we pray, Amen. Thank You Lord. 

Very true Pastor, doing the little things in life give us the rewards are intended to give us all, thank you and Sylvia. God bless you both, Amen. 

June 16, 2021
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John Smith
John Smithedited: June 16, 2021

I do the same with my cart.  But some people have a job bringing the carts back inside and Aldi solved that problem with a quarter (25 cents) unlocking mechanism.  They also have cart returns spread throughout the parking lots.  

I suggest trying something a lot more selfless than this, like sacrificing something of value, like giving money, praying for others, fasting of all food, in private, like Jesus Christ instructed.

All thanks and praise and glory and honor be to the LORD, JESUS CHRIST, who died for a sinner like me and HIS FATHER who created everything and led me to the Shepherd of my soul, JESUS CHRIST, my LORD and Savior.  Amen.

 

June 16, 2021
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Deng Tembreza
Deng Tembreza

PRAISE THE LORD.  AMEN

June 16, 2021
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Yes, this world needs more love and kindness, Amen!

June 16, 2021
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Sharon Leonard
Sharon Leonard

MAY we be aware of the needs of others.

Amen. !

June 16, 2021
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

June 16, 2021
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes Lord Jesus, amen 

June 16, 2021