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  • God said to Noah, "I will bring an end to all flesh, for the earth is filled with violence through them. Behold, I will destroy them and the earth. Make a ship of gopher wood. You shall make rooms in the ship, and shall seal it inside and outside with pitch. Genesis 6:13'14 WEB.

    Noah had something to do. It was a driving passion that no one else understood. He could see beyond the curve, and it made him misunderstood. To those walking by, Noah must have appeared crazy. It had never rained on the earth before. A mist came up from the ground and watered the plants (Genesis 2:6). Yet, here was a man building a giant ship in his yard. That had to attract some gossip.

    Noah was different from everyone else. He had a calling, a destiny to fulfill. God had told him to build an ark, and he was going to do it. Though in the natural, it made absolutely no sense at all. Noah worked on this ark day after day, and years went by with nothing to mention but sore muscles and splinters. Then the final day arrived. The door of the ark was sealed, and the rain began to fall. That is when everything changed. The people around Noah no longer thought he was crazy.

    What God had promised Noah wasn't forgotten, wrong, or mistaken, but patiently waiting for the proper time to arrive. The rain waited until Noah was ready. Everyone else turned out to be wrong in Noah's life, but what Noah believed was right. In the end, there were only eight souls were saved on the earth: Noah, his wife, his sons, and their wives. Noah did his part, what God had told him to do. Then God took care of the rest. Noah didn't have to make it rain. He only needed to build the ark. Though it took a lot of hard work and patience to see it through.

    When you don't fit in, and people don't understand you, remember that you aren't the first. When they don't allow you into their circle because you are different. It's ok. Sometimes what the Lord calls you to do will appear crazy to those around you, and they won't understand it. Noah's peers didn't help him with his project. So don't let their rejection stop you from doing what God has called you to do. Work on your part each day, and let God take care of the rest. Stay the course. Keep building that boat.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, please guide me into all that You have for me. Reveal the gifts that You have placed in my life, and teach me to use them better. Adjust my focus, and straighten my walk. Reveal my mission here in a clear way. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

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Marilyn Salter
Marilyn Salter I am so happy that God taught me not to care what other people think. I still pray for them, I just pay no need to what they say. God is great!
Aug 16
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen. Heavenly Father, Thank You for all of the Blessings in my life.  I could not do this on my own. Amen

Aug 15
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen Father You are my guide

Aug 15
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

God I LOVE your mercy and devotion to unworthy me thank you. Amen

Aug 15
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Heavenly Father thank you for all blessings.  Guude and direct me in the direction you want me to go. Help me to be a better mother, grandparent, friend sister and neighbor.  Thank you Jesus,  Amen 

Aug 15
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Thank you, Pastor Dion, for encouraging me to look outside the expected! Lord, adjust my focus, and straighten my walk. Reveal my mission here in a clear way. Thank you. In Jesus' name, Amen

Aug 15
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

Aug 15
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen 

Aug 15
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Amen 

Aug 15
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone 

Aug 15
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen!

Aug 15
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Reveal my mission here in a clear way. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

Aug 15
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen

Aug 15
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

Aug 15
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Dear Heavenly Father after thanking You for all Your blessings and support please enlighten my thoughts to follow Your word and do what You want me to do. Let me see beyond my eyes while You speak to me in a way I can understand to reveal my mission. In the name of Jesus Christ I pray, Amen. Thank you Lord. 

As always thank you Pastor and Sylvia for all you do for us through the word, God bless you both, Amen. 

Aug 15
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Susan Petho
Susan Petho

Amen!

Aug 15
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

Aug 15
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes, amen Lord 

Aug 15
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Cristy Herzberg
Cristy Herzberg

God has guided me to help dogs. To help dogs who don't have homes & to help dogs stay in homes by helping the people see how to work with them. I am really loving it. I have felt this calling in my life for a long time and I am finally starting to do it. It is good! ;).  Thank you God!

Aug 15