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Quality Over Quantity

  • But you, when you pray, enter into your inner chamber, and having shut your door, pray to your Father who is in secret, and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly. In praying, don't use vain repetitions, as the Gentiles do; for they think that they will be heard for their much speaking. Matthew 6:6'7 WEB.

    As the speaker walked up to the pulpit, I could feel the hair on the back of my neck rising. I just knew that he would call on me to pray in front of the whole church again. The pastor always asked someone to open the service with prayer, and lately, he had been targeting me. Some people had long, beautiful prayers. Not me. I avoided PDP (Public displays of prayer) as much as possible.

    As I came to know the Lord better, I realized that the fear of praying in public wasn't right. Yet, making a performance out of it wasn't right either. God doesn't care if I have a stutter when I pray. Moses had a speech impediment, yet he was the one God chose. Jesus said, "When you give... When you pray... When you fast..." but you never do any of those things to impress others. If you do, then you have your reward already. The praise of men.

    It's not the quantity of prayer either, but the quality. Leave the long beautiful public speeches to the politicians. When you really want to connect with God, get somewhere quiet, pray, and listen. Talk to Him as you would a friend. After all, He knows you better than anyone else, and nothing you do or say is in secret. He hears the way you talk around your friends. He can read your texts.

    Also, never, ever, ever, be ashamed of Jesus Christ. When you get backed into a corner on your faith, that's when you need to take a stand and say: "Yes, I love Jesus!" Not like Peter, who said, "I do not know the Man." Jesus said, "For whoever will be ashamed of me and of my words, of him will the Son of Man be ashamed when He comes in his glory, and the glory of the Father, and of the Holy Angels" (Luke 9:26).

    James wrote, "The effective, earnest prayer of a righteous man is powerfully effective. Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed earnestly that it might not rain, and it didn't rain on the earth for three years and six months. He prayed again, and the sky gave rain, and the earth brought forth its fruit" (James 5:16'18).

    Prayer is very powerful, and we often have not because we never asked God for it. So make your needs known to Him. Don't be afraid of praying anywhere. Be ready at any time. God loves you, and He wants to hear from you today.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, I thank You for today. I welcome You to be a part of my life. Please guide me, teach me, and mold me into a better person. I yield my will to You. 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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22 comments
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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Praise the Lord Hallelujah for all you do for us all! We are nothing without you…. We need you Lord. I love you Lord Jehovah! ❤️
October 21, 2021
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Keyana Mallory
Keyana Mallory

Amen! 

October 21, 2021
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

October 21, 2021
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Bella Colliander
Bella Colliander

I KNOW I HAVE DIFFULTY WITH PRAYER BUT I AM GRATEFUL FOR HELP FROM THE HOLY SPIRIT,  PASTOR DION YOUR MESSAGE WAS VERY HELPFUL. THANK YOU.

October 21, 2021
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen 

October 21, 2021
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen

October 21, 2021
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Thank you Pastor Dion and Sylvia for the daily devotional.Prayers for our RHM family.God is awesome. Amen 

October 21, 2021
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen. Heavenly Father, Thank you for hearing and answering my prayers. My Faith and Trust is in the Lord. Amen

October 21, 2021
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Dana Rozell
Dana Rozell

Amen!

October 21, 2021
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Greg Hall
Greg Hall

Amen! Father thank you for your Grace. Please help me to get in tune with you Lord. Have a blessed Day Everyone

and Thank You Pastor Dion for all the you do for us!

October 21, 2021
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

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

 

October 21, 2021
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone Have A Bless Day 

October 21, 2021
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Heavenly Father, I thank You for today. I welcome You to be a part of my life. Please guide me, teach me, and mold me into a better person. I yield my will to You. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

October 21, 2021
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

October 21, 2021
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen

October 21, 2021
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Sharon Leonard
Sharon Leonard

HIS WILL SURE IS BETTER THAN MINE...I NEED TO PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO WHAT HE SHOWS ME & LISTEN...

XO

SHARON

 

October 21, 2021
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Precious powerful prayer bringing me into deepter relationship with God and His will! Thanks, Pastor Dion, for this valuable reminder this morning!

October 21, 2021
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

God I pray you are happy with me Amen 

October 21, 2021
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

October 21, 2021
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David Fabillaran
David Fabillaran

Amen!

October 22, 2021
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Amen Lord Jesus 

October 22, 2021
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Maria Melendez
Maria Melendez

Amen ...!!! lots of troubles and problems , yes , amen.

      God Bless everyone !!!

October 23, 2021