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A Basket Case

  • Pharaoh's daughter came down to bathe at the river. Her maidens walked along by the riverside. She saw the basket among the reeds, and sent her handmaid to get it. She opened it, and saw the child, and, behold, the baby cried. She had compassion on him, and said, "This is one of the Hebrews' children." Then his sister said to Pharaoh's daughter, "Should I go and call a nurse for you from the Hebrew women, that she may nurse the child for you?" Pharaoh's daughter said to her, "Go." The young woman went and called the child's mother. Pharaoh's daughter said to her, "Take this child away, and nurse him for me, and I will give you your wages." The woman took the child, and nursed it. Exodus 2:4'9 WEB.

    Jochebed gently placed her three-month-old son Moses into a basket and launched him into the river. She knew if she tried to keep him that he would be discovered and killed. If there was ever an accidental birth with bad timing, Moses was it. During that time, Pharaoh had ordered that all newborn male Hebrew children be thrown into the Nile river. They became food for the crocodiles.

    So Mose's mother came up with a plan to place her son in the Nile river as Pharaoh commanded but use a basket. I guess Pharaoh wasn't specific about the details. The crazy scheme was actually inspired by the Holy Spirit, and she obeyed. She put Moses in a floating basket, set him in the water, and let him go.

    The baby Moses was soon found floating in the Nile by Pharaoh's daughter. His mother, Jochebed, was summoned, and they paid her wages to nurse her own son. So instead of Moses being killed, he was raised and educated by the Egyptian royal family. In his mother's greatest dreams, she wouldn't have thought this was possible for her son.

    Jochebed loved her child, but she had to let him go, and God took care of him better than she ever could have. God gave Moses a college education and made him into a great prophet. Moses became the most powerful man on Earth and yet, the most humble. Any mother would have been proud to have a son like Moses, for he turned out well.

    There are no accidental births in the Kingdom of God. You are not an accident any more than Moses floating down the Nile river. If you are fortunate enough to be pregnant, the child that you carry was given to you by God. He can go beyond your greatest dreams if you will only obey His gentle promptings along the way. He can turn the weak and humble into a force to be reckoned with. He can make a way when there appears to be no way.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, Your word tells us that Your sheep hear Your voice (John 10:27). I pray that You teach me to listen to Your voice better. Please guide me, teach me, mold me. Come into my heart and lead me into all that you have for me today, 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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Carlette Coleman
Carlette Coleman

I do need prayer my social security disability benefits are under attack I'm a disabled woman that's raising 14 year old child I just ability money is not enough to keep food in the house towards the end of the month so I always have to borrow this time I decided to get a job figuring it would be a better way for us even though I'm disabled. So what ended up happening is that my legs couldn't do the work which was Janitorial I went to work one morning and I prayed and asked the Lord on the way to the job if you didn't want me at the job get some how I would get sent home well I got I got some home that very same day with pink eye animated me I've been home ever since but now Social Security disability thanks I've made a whole lot of money back in 2006 I wasn't working back then I was home with the baby and apparently $14,000 came up get there trying to say ironed I have no idea where the figures for that kind of money came up I just need the Lord to fix this situation show me and my son are not sleeping under a bridge.

Aug 18
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Candy Laventure
Candy Laventure

The Lord hears and

answers prayers, I'm praying for you.

Aug 18
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Jackie Tipton
Jackie Tipton

Prayers  Amen

Aug 18
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Praying the Lord restores and blesses you through this stressful situation, Carlette. Praying for safekeeping and abundant provision. In Jesus' name, Amen

Aug 18
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Sending prayers for God's perfect provisions to be added to your house and your situation, God is so faithful.

Aug 18
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Deng Tembreza
Deng Tembreza

PRAISE THE LORD AND TRUST IN HIM FULLY FOR HE WILL GET YOU THROUGH THIS

Aug 18
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes amen Lord Jesus, amen 

Aug 18
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

Aug 18
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen

Aug 18
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Candy Laventure
Candy Laventure

Amen!

Aug 18
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

Aug 18
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen. Heavenly Father, Thank You for the blessings in my life.  Bless those who need You more than me. AMEN

Aug 18
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen!

Aug 18
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

I pray to hear and obey Your voice, Father. Amen!

Aug 18
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Linda Clark
Linda Clark

Amen 

Aug 18
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Maria Melendez
Maria Melendez

God Bless  everyone .!!!

Aug 18
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Thank you, Pastor Dion, for this reminder of the Lord's love and desire for our obedience. Lord, teach me to listen to Your voice better. Please guide me, teach me, and mold me. Thank you. In Jesus' name, Amen

Aug 18
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone 

Aug 18
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Thank you Pastor Dion for the help earlier this morning.  Awesome teaching today.  Amen 

Aug 18
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father I thank You for all You have done for us, We need more of You in our lives. Speak to us and lead us to hear Your voice and understand Your message that is of salvation. In the name of Your Son Jesus Christ we pray, Amen. 

Awesome devotional Pastor, we need to be more closer to our Lord, God bless you and Sylvia, Amen. 

Aug 18
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen thank you Father for always being there for me and my family we love and worship you

Aug 18
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Help me dearest GOD be the best Christian I can be. Praise God Praise Jesus Amen 

Aug 18
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

Aug 18
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Amen 

Aug 18
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Susan Petho
Susan Petho

Amen!

Aug 18