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The Pursuit of Happiness

  • I love those who love Me. Those who seek me diligently will find Me. Proverbs 8:17 WEB.

    I came out of my prayer room that morning feeling like I was walking on a cloud with tears of joy in my eyes. If you would have told me that the world was getting ready to explode, I would have said "Let 'er blow!" I truly did not have a care in the world. An hour earlier, I felt like the weight of the world was on my shoulders and I had too many problems to even start the day. I had not even wanted to get out of bed and felt more like rolling over and covering my head with a pillow.

    Scripture reads: "You shall seek me, and find me, when you shall search for me with all your heart" (Jeremiah 29:13). "But if from there you seek the LORD your God, you will find him if you seek him with all your heart and with all your soul" (Deuteronomy 4:29). So I say to you: "Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you" (Luke 11:9).

    When you spend quiet time with the Lord, He will reveal new things to you, and take worrisome things off of you. Jesus sometimes spent the entire night alone in prayer (Luke 6:12). I know that Hebrews 13:5 tells us that "He will never leave nor forsake you" and that is true, but there is a whole new level of living when you begin to actively seek Him instead of letting Him follow you. There is a level of joy, peace, love, and trust that nothing on earth can give you except the Lord's presence. True happiness is not found anywhere else.

    I encourage you today to stir up your relationship and actively pursue knowing the Lord Jesus. Spend some quiet time talking with Him, and invite the Holy Spirit to help you. Read or listen to the Bible for a while after praying. Building your relationship with Him is the ultimate pursuit of happiness and will unlock doors you never dreamed were there.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, I pray that You draw my heart to You. Make what is important to You important to me, and let me see the world through Your eyes. Remove the things that hold me back, give me a clear vision, and a gentle push in the right direction to get started. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

    Note: Ladies, today is Thankful Thursday at the "Ladies in Distress" group (our RHM women's group)! You are welcome to join in our weekly sharing of thankfulness for the Lord's presence and any blessings you may have experienced, big or small! "Ladies in Distress" is a private group, so if you have any problems joining, just post anywhere and we will help you :). Here is the link: Ladies in Distress


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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Praise the Lord Hallelujah! Thank you for being in my life and keep leading the way! ❤️
Sep 9
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Keyana Mallory
Keyana Mallory

Amen

Sep 9
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Eileen Figueroa
Eileen Figueroa

Amen I seek you lord

Sep 9
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen

Sep 9
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen Father I trust You with my whole heart.

Sep 9
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone 

Sep 9
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen. Heavenly Father, Thank you for coming into my life. I trust you and my Faith is with You Lord. Amen

Sep 9
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Sharon Leonard
Sharon Leonard

BEING IN THE PRESENCE OF THE LORD IS HAPPINESS. AMEN ! XO

Sep 9
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

All our faith is in you Heavenly Father.We love and worship you. Amen 

Sep 9
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

Sep 9
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Emelia Curiel
Emelia Curiel

Thank you God for keeping us safe Always.... God please be with my husband that there will be a solution to his problem with vertigo ....

Sep 9
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

This is SOOO true, Pastor Dion! There is a level of joy, peace, love, and trust that nothing on earth can give you except the Lord's presence. Thanks for sharing your encouraging testimony! 

Sep 9
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen 

Sep 9
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Heavenly Father, I pray that You draw my heart to You. Make what is important to You important to me, and let me see the world through Your eyes. Remove the things that hold me back, give me a clear vision, and a gentle push in the right direction to get started. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

Sep 9
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

In Lord Yeshua's name I ask this, Amen. 

Sep 9
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen thank you Father for always being there for me and friends and family you are the ROCK I built my life on, lead me I will follow! In Jesus' name I pray amen

Sep 9
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father I always be thankful to You for all the things You have done in my life, help us to be as closer to You as You are closer to us. Lead us to follow Your will and designs, in Jesus Christ name I pray, Amen. Thank You Lord. 

Thank you Pastor for this wonderful message, God bless you and Sylvia, Amen. 

Sep 9
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David Fabillaran
David Fabillaran

Amen!

Sep 9
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes amen Lord 

Sep 9
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

Sep 9
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Thank you God Amen

Sep 9
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield

I loved this message! It reminded me of the times when I would rather sleep late than get up and go to church. The spiritual "pay off " is well worth the effort!

Sep 10