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It Is Listening Not The Lottery

  • Elijah said to her, "Don't be afraid. Go and do as you have said; but make me a little cake from it first, and bring it out to me, and afterward make some for you and for your son. For Yahweh, the God of Israel, says, 'The jar of meal will not run out, and the jar of oil will not fail, until the day that Yahweh sends rain on the earth.' " She went and did according to the saying of Elijah; and she, he, and her household ate many days. The jar of meal didn't run out and the jar of oil didn't fail, according to Yahweh's word, which he spoke by Elijah. 1 Kings 17:13'16 WEB.

    Once because of a string of bad choices made by King Ahab and Jezebel, the entire land of Israel suffered drought and famine. The people couldn't plant crops in the dry dust, so a shortage of food followed.

    During this time, the Lord sent the prophet Elijah to stay with a poor widow in Zarephath who only had a handful of flour in a bin and a little oil in a jar. She planned to make a small cake out of it so that she and her son could have a last meal together. While she was out gathering sticks to build a fire, she met the prophet, Elijah.

    What happened next is totally against what we think our God would do. Instead of God coming through at the last minute and miraculously providing food for the poor widow, He asked her to give some of the food she had to His prophet.

    Would God really ask a poor, starving widow with no income to share the little she had with someone else? Apparently so, because it's all about trusting Him to provide for us daily. None are exempt from "Give, and it will be given to you," not even the poor widow with two mites, nor the widow in this story.

    Elijah told her to first make him a small cake out of what she had, and then some for her and her son for the bin of flour, and the jug of oil would not run out until it rained on the earth. When she did as Elijah asked, the little bit that she had fed them all for the next three years. Their supply of food didn't run out.

    We once had a preacher from Wisconsin come to town to speak at a nearby church, but they canceled him without notice. He was young, broke, and ended up stranded in our area at the bus stop. So he called local churches in the area asking for help or possibly a chance to speak.

    My church asked me to pick him up at the bus stop and bring him to our church. He was a likable fellow. They allowed him to speak, and he brought an anointed message. At the end of the meeting, they took up an offering to help him get back home.

    I was young and struggling to get through bible college at night myself. I looked in my wallet and only had $40 to my name. As I was thinking about it, I felt the Holy Spirit whisper, "Give it." So I went up front and put the $40 I had in the offering basket. The pastor prayed that all the money put in the basket would be returned one-hundredfold.

    A few weeks later, someone who was just an acquaintance gave me $4,000. It was precisely a one-hundred fold return of what I had given in that offering. I was working on their house when they came up and said, "I feel like I should help you buy another car." In all honesty, it looked like I needed one. For I had pieced the car I was driving together with parts from about ten others, and I was lucky to get to work at all. Yet, when I gave, God changed my circumstances.

    Certainly, you should never be suckered in by long-winded speeches of greed. Yet, be aware that there are times when the Lord asks you for a little, and if you are obedient, He will turn it into a lot. God is not a piata, and your giving is not a stick, but it is your obedience to His timely prompting that counts.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, please show me divine opportunities. Make it clear to me when and where I should give. Speak to me in a way that I understand, and teach me Your will, Lord. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone Have A Bless Sunday 

September 26, 2021
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Bella Colliander
Bella Colliander

Amen and good morning to you Yvette, I love your story Pastor Dion.  It is true how God blesses us by obeying.  

September 26, 2021
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen, thank you Lord Jesus!

September 26, 2021
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Candy Laventure
Candy Laventure

Amen!

September 26, 2021
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Pranoti  Kumar
Pranoti Kumar

Amen

September 26, 2021
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

September 26, 2021
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Patricia Stokes
Patricia Stokes

Thank you Pastor Todd for reminding us that it is our obediance to Gods

timely promptings that counts!! This word really blessed my spirit.

September 26, 2021
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen. Heavenly Father,   Thank You for Your blessings in my life.  Amen

September 26, 2021
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen Father I thank You for Your Blessings

September 26, 2021
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Thank you Father for everything.  All your blessings are for me. Amen 

September 26, 2021
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Heavenly Father please lead and guide us as you need to. Amen 

September 26, 2021
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Narciso Salas
Narciso Salas

God bless us all. Amen

September 26, 2021
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

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

September 26, 2021
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Thank You Father for always providing for our needs, Amen!

September 26, 2021
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

September 26, 2021
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Thank you for all I have Father

September 26, 2021
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father I thank Your loving kindness to me and my family through bad and good times, I humbly ask You to lead us to be as You, Father want us to be. I need to hear Your voice for every celestial opportunity You offer to us as You show us in the scripture, in Jesus Christ name we pray, Amen. 

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

September 26, 2021
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes amen Lord 

September 26, 2021
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

September 26, 2021
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmannedited: September 26, 2021

God please provide for myGrandson JJ. 

September 26, 2021