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Cold Dead Dreams

  • Now, behold, the cry of the children of Israel has come to me. Moreover I have seen the oppression with which the Egyptians oppress them. Come now therefore, and I will send you to Pharaoh, that you may bring forth my people, the children of Israel, out of Egypt. Moses said to God, "Who am I, that I should go to Pharaoh, and that I should bring forth the children of Israel out of Egypt?" He said, "Certainly I will be with you." Exodus 3:9'12 WEB.

    When Moses was a young man, he dreamed of delivering his people from their slavery in Egypt. Once when he saw one of his people being beaten by an Egyptian taskmaster, he killed the man doing it and hid him in the sand (Exodus 2:12). When Pharaoh found out about it later, he sought to kill Moses. So Moses had to flee from the land of Egypt.

    Moses went into exile and lived with a man named Jethro, who was a priest in the land of Midian. He married Jethro's daughter Zipporah, settled down, had kids, and tended sheep for forty years in the wilderness. His dream of helping his people slowly faded away.

    Then when Moses was eighty years old, God appeared to him in a burning bush. The Lord told Moses that it was time to return to Egypt, but Moses began making excuses:

    - Who am I, that I should go to Pharaoh (Exodus 3:11).

    - They will not believe me (4:1).

    - I am not a good speaker (4:10).

    - Please send someone else (4:13).

    Moses had become a humble shepherd and thought that his days of delivering people were over. Yet, God saw that Moses had just become usable. Instead of being washed up, he was just getting warmed up. For it's not who you are, but Who sends you. God often hides His people away until they become ready to use, just as Moses was hidden away in the desert.

    In my own life, I graduated from Bible college when I was young. I felt like I knew everything and was ready to take the world for Jesus. Yet, I only met frustration and closed doors. For the next twenty years, I worked various jobs to makes ends meet. Eventually, I found myself running a computer business. After I had given up on being in ministry. When it never even crossed my mind anymore. He decided I was ready, and today I am a pastor.

    When it happened, I no longer desired to be in ministry. Though I used to feel like I knew a lot. I now felt like I was empty and knew absolutely nothing. I'd been hurt and disappointed by His people more often than not. I was content to carry on just as I was and planned to continue working in our computer business until the end. Yet, suddenly, our business dried up. Every job door closed, and we began to starve. Then I was offered a job as a pastor, and here I am writing this. Like Moses, I learned that the Lord can be persuasive.

    So when you begin to feel that you are too tired, too old, or too busy. That the dream which once burned hot within you is now cold and dead. There is still hope. For sometimes, God ages us, and He lets that selfish ambition die before He begins to use us. Instead of going in your own strength, you can do it in His power. Instead of being washed up, you just might be getting warmed up. Your greatest work can be in front of you.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, I thank you for bringing me this far. I pray that you stir my spirit once again. Revive me, Lord, and make me on fire for You. Please help me to walk in Your strength today and not my own. 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 You are so good Lord Jehovah! Thank you for the Holy Spirit and all your blessings! ❤️
September 16, 2021
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Sharon Leonard
Sharon Leonard

WELL, I'M 73, I GUESS THERE'S STILL HOPE...BELIEVE ME I UNDERSTAND THIS REAL WELL AND YOUR TESTAMONY DION. A FEW SET BACKS, BUT I KNOW GOD IS STILL AT WORK WITH ME...JUST NEED TO KEEP MY HEART RIGHT AND EYES OPEN...TO BE ABLE TO HEAR HIS VOICE...NOT TO GIVE UP AND QUIT...I BELIEVE EVERYONE NEEDS HEALING ONE WAY OR ANOTHER...LOVE YOU ALL, SHARON XO

September 16, 2021
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Amen, Sharen! May God bless you today.

September 16, 2021
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Sharon Leonard
Sharon Leonard

Thank You...XO

September 16, 2021
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Dana Rozell
Dana Rozell

Amen!

September 16, 2021
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen!

September 16, 2021
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen!

September 16, 2021
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

September 16, 2021
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Candy Laventure
Candy Laventure

Yes, Lord, stir my sprit. I praise God from whom all blessings flow. Amen!

September 16, 2021
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywineedited: September 16, 2021

God,send us your Holy Spirit and get us revived.Amen 

September 16, 2021
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen.  Heavenly Father,  Thank You for guiding me and for being my stronghold.  I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.  Amen

September 16, 2021
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen!!

September 16, 2021
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Praise the Lord for your encouraging testimony, Pastor Dion! Let's rise up, people! The harvest is ready. Please help me to walk in Your strength today and not my own. Thank you. In Jesus' name, Amen

September 16, 2021
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone 

September 16, 2021
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

September 16, 2021
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen thank you Father for the dream's you put in my heart and for being so faithful to me and my family, we love you.

September 16, 2021
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Please help me to walk in Your strength and will Father, Amen.

September 16, 2021
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

I need your strength Lord Amen 

September 16, 2021
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes, amen Lord Jesus 

September 16, 2021
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

September 16, 2021
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father thank You again for Your strength that keeps me going for my goal in life, to follow Your designs and for supporting me. In the name of Your Holy Son Jesus Christ I pray, Amen. 

Excellent devotional testimony Pastor, God bless you and Sylvia, Amen. 

September 16, 2021
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David Krull
David Krull

Yes Father. I'm old and used up.. my memory fails me...my body fails me.. but then Jesus. Restore me Lord so I can be used by you again. My heart is willing... open doors so I can encourage people in the power of Your great love.. in Jesus Name.

September 17, 2021