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From The Inside Out

  • When they had come, he looked at Eliab, and said, "Surely Yahweh's anointed is before him." But Yahweh said to Samuel, "Don't look on his face, or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him; for I don't see as man sees. For man looks at the outward appearance, but Yahweh looks at the heart." 1 Samuel 16:6-7 WEB.

    When Saul was chosen to be the first king of Israel, he was handsome and the tallest man in the land (1 Samuel 9:2). Saul was head and shoulders above everyone else. He was the exact type of king the people wanted for, for he looked like one. Yet despite these "assets," he failed miserably.

    When the Lord told King Saul to destroy the Amalekites, he was afraid of the people and disobeyed the Lord (1 Samuel 15:24). Though Saul looked strong on the outside, he was weak within. Sometimes your gifting can take you further than your character can sustain you.

    God then chose a new person to replace Saul as king, and He told Samuel to go to Bethlehem and anoint him. When Samuel arrived there and saw Jesse's son Eliab standing tall and strong, he pulled out his oil bottle. But the Lord told him, "This is not the one." So seven of Jesse's sons passed before Samuel one by one, and the Lord said no, no, no, no, no, no, no.

    Finally, the line of would-be kings reached the end, and they ran out of candidates. Samuel was confused and asked Jesse if these were all of his sons, for the Lord had told him to anoint one of them. Then Jesse reluctantly admitted that his youngest son was out tending the sheep. The word that Jesse used for his son David was the same word that we use for "runt," meaning insignificant, lesser, or small. Samuel told Jesse to bring him, and when little David walked up, the Lord said: "This is the one. Anoint him."

    We tend to see people from the outside and often judge them by their attractiveness, talent, or wealth. While God sees people from the inside out. Who we are when no one is looking is who we really are. The unseen things we do are seen by the Lord. So work as if you are working directly for Him.

    David, the little shepherd boy, was anointed by Samuel, and he went on to become a great king, one of the best. God saw more inside of little David than anyone else did, for God knows our heart. Though you may be the least of the least and not in a position of power. Though you take care of smelly things that others are too good to do. God sees it all, and one day there will be a reward.

    Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time, casting all your worries on him, because he cares for you. 1 Peter 5:6-7 WEB.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, I thank You for waking me up today. Please comfort me and let me know that You are there. Quicken Your word to me and help me understand it clearly. I want to experience more of You in my life. 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 30, 2021
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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Praise the Lord Hallelujah…… Thank you for all your blessing and love Lord Jehovah!❤️
June 30, 2021
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

June 30, 2021
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen

June 30, 2021
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Sharon Leonard
Sharon Leonard

It is an Inside Job...AMEN !

June 30, 2021
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walkeredited: June 30, 2021

Amen.  Heavenly Father,  Thank You for a brand new day. I want and need more of You in my life. Amen

June 30, 2021
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen and Amen 

June 30, 2021
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Thank you Jesus for this wonderful day.We love and worship you. Amen 

June 30, 2021
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Thank You Father For Everything Amen Good Morning Everyone 

June 30, 2021
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Norma Gonzalez
Norma Gonzalez

Thank you Jesus for this brand new day and for always being with me. Amen ♥️ 

June 30, 2021
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Theresa Bright
Theresa Bright

So true. Thank you ???? 

June 30, 2021
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

An excellent reminder, Pastor Dion! "Who we are when no one is looking is who we really are."  Lord, lead me to be Your servant all the time! Amen

June 30, 2021
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Thank You Jesus for all our blessings! May my thoughts, words and actions please You, Amen!

June 30, 2021
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen 

June 30, 2021
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Thank you Lord that you see what no one else sees and that you Love us so much!

June 30, 2021
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!  Alleluia!! Amen!!

June 30, 2021
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Susan Petho
Susan Petho

Amen!

June 30, 2021
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father I thank You for this brand new day where I see Your designs, help us to accomplish Your will and to stay closer to You at all times. In the glorious name of Your Son Jesus Christ we pray, Amen. 

Awesome and truthful message Pastor, God bless you and Sylvia, Amen..

June 30, 2021
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

God help me when I feel inadequate thank u for all your blessings. Amen

June 30, 2021
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes, amen Lord 

June 30, 2021
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

June 30, 2021
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

In Jesus name I ask,Amen 

July 1, 2021
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen I really need you now Jesus, please send your healing power 

July 1, 2021
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Sherry McCosh
Sherry McCosh

Amen! Praise the Lord that He does not judge us by our outward appearance, but by our heart that he can see. God sees good in us when the world can only see flaws and trouble. God cares more about our heart than our body or face or what kind of Job we do. He only cares about what we are doing for His kingdom. Are we working for Him or for ourselves? Father God, thank you for always seeing the good in me and loving me, even though I am not worthy of your love. In the name of Jesus Christ, my Lord and Saviour!!

July 5, 2021