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The Body Snatcher

  • I will seek that which was lost, and will bring back that which was driven away, and will bind up that which was broken, and will strengthen that which was sick; Ezekiel 34:16 WEB.

    As the tears flowed down my face, I knew they weren't mine. I had a rough upbringing. I could count the people I trusted on one of my hands and still have a couple of fingers left. Yet, as I laid hands on this hopelessly lost rogue, I could feel the love God had for them. They had stolen so many things in the past and were even now wanted by the police. Yet, I could feel such compassion welling up inside me.

    It was just one hard-hearted person, praying for another one, but the Lord melted us both. These feelings were not natively mine, for I was abducted by the Holy Spirit. I didn't even want this person in my yard, but God loved this lost soul, and He had sent them to my house to ask for prayer that day. They were in a really bad situation. For some reason, they looked up to me. Maybe because I had invited them to church a few times.

    I didn't like this person, but when they asked me to pray for them, I submitted to the Holy Spirit's guidance. The moment that I touched them, we all started weeping. It was a divine encounter, and I could feel the Lord breaking through years of pain and disappointments. I could literally feel how much God loved this poor soul who was lost, alone, scared, and hurting. The arrest warrants with their name on them didn't affect the love God had for them nor push Him away. Our Heavenly Father understood them when no one else did. I could see that even though society rejected them, Jesus accepted them.

    If you are lost, know that the Lord is seeking you today, and He isn't mad. He understands and wants you to come to Him. God loves the lost, and He wants to bring them all into His family. What you have done in the past doesn't matter. For He will wash you as white as snow. If you are standing near them, then you might just become His means to reach them. The Lord will use your hands as His own and your mouth to speak His words. The Holy Spirit is the Ultimate Body Snatcher.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, please lead me into divine encounters and conversations. Open the door, and I will step through it. I will be Your hands on this earth. Here I am, Lord. Use me. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

    Note: For those participating in the Creation Photography weekly themes, here is this week's challenge from group leader, Dianna Wyles: Exodus 14:14 "The Lord will fight for you; you need only to be still.' ~ 'Standing Still' will be our next fun-tastic theme that, as always, is wide open for some fun, creative interpretation We also encourage you to post anything else that inspires you as well. My photos this week reflect just a few of the blessings I am allowed to capture when I take the time to stand still within God's glorious creation that is the great outdoors! May you be blessed beyond measure in all your motion and your standing still moments! May you be well. Here is the link: Creation Photographers


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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Praise the Lord Hallelujah…… Lord Jehovah, Use me to serve you…. Thank you for all you have done for me and is still there for me…..❤️
July 20, 2021
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen, Father I am here, use me as You will.

July 20, 2021
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Kevin J. Eck
Kevin J. Eck

Amen, Use me Lord to help find your lost Children, Amen!

July 20, 2021
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen

July 20, 2021
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen. Heavenly Father, Thank you for rescuing me.  Without you I was lost. Amen

July 20, 2021
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Candy Laventure
Candy Laventure

Amen!

July 20, 2021
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen..Lord use me to witness to loss souls. Friend or Foe, in Jesus Name. 

July 20, 2021
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Thank You Father for loving us and forgiving us, Amen!

July 20, 2021
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Thank you Jesus for loving us.We love you. Amen 

July 20, 2021
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone 

July 20, 2021
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Robert Hayes
Robert Hayes

Amen!

July 20, 2021
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen thank you for your love and hugs Lord your the best

July 20, 2021
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Susan Petho
Susan Petho

Amen!

July 20, 2021
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

July 20, 2021
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield

Amen! As Jesus said " today you will be with me in paradise ". It's never too late!

July 20, 2021
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Help me dear God be a joy to my family. Amen

July 20, 2021
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father, I know that You have done many things to us with blessings I thank You for. I humbly ask You to use us as You wants us with helping hands and the right words for those in dire need looking for You. In Jesus Christ name I pray, Amen. Glory be to God almighty. 

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

 

July 20, 2021
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

In Jesus name I ask,Amen. 

July 20, 2021
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Cristy Herzberg
Cristy Herzberg

Lord please use my hands to touch those that you want me to on earth. Lead me where you want me. Amen

July 20, 2021
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes, please Lord, amen 

July 20, 2021
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

July 20, 2021