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You Are An Awesome God!

  • When they began to sing and to praise, Yahweh set liers-in-wait against the children of Ammon, Moab, and Mount Seir, who had come against Judah; and they were struck. For the children of Ammon and Moab stood up against the inhabitants of Mount Seir, utterly to kill and destroy them: and when they had made an end of the inhabitants of Seir, everyone helped to destroy another. 2 Chronicles 20:22

    "He sure seems needy", I silently thought when the preacher told us that God required us to worship Him. I was just a kid but already it did not seem right for the Almighty God, Creator of the universe and Maker of the stars, to need me to worship Him. What's up with that?

    As I grew older I learned that it is not about God needing anything. It is about us and our focus in this life. When we magnify and uplift God in praise and worship, changes happen in our own life. God becomes real to you and His presence becomes tangible. If you praise Him enough, He will soon show up just as He did with Jehoshaphat. When they began to praise God, their enemies turned on each other and Israel spent the next three days picking up free stuff.

    We live in a darkening world, yet God will have the final say. Dont let whats on the news shape your view of Gods power. If you focus on problems, they will grow bigger and soon God will appear smaller and smaller. If you praise God, focus on Him and His word, He will grow bigger and your problems will grow smaller.

    Praise the Lord today and forget about problems. They are nothing but distractions. Stop worrying about what you cannot change in this world. Spend that time praising and thanking God for what He has already done in your life. Start with: God, You are Awesome!

    Prayer: Father help me see past the problems. I know that You created the heavens and the earth and you are in control of what happens in my life. Please let Your peace rest on me today. Send the Comforter, in Jesus name I pray.

    Note: For all of our friends here in the USA, happy Independence Day! We pray that you all have a safe and joyous day! For our international friends, blessings to you as well!

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J D  Williams
J D Williams I'AM SO THANKFUL THAT OUR FATHER IS IN COMPLETE CONTROL OF EVERYTHING THAT PRETAINS TO YOU AND I WE ARE SO BLESSED TO HAVE A FATHER THAT LOVE AND CARES SO MUCH...... 
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles Prayer: Father help me see past the problems. I know that You created the heavens and the earth and you are in control of what happens in my life. Please let Your peace rest on me today. Send the Comforter, in Jesus name I pray. ~AMEN~I LOVE IT! Thank you so much for always being the message I need to hear & remember. God is awesome & always quite timely :)
July 4, 2015
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Deborah Alexander
Deborah Alexander Thank you Jesus
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Penelope Rhome
Penelope Rhome Amen
July 4, 2015
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield That's exactly what I said yesterday! When I started praising and giving thanks to Him, God listened! "There is no such thing as a coincidence," a Christian friend told me. She was right, and I've had things happen that have NO worldly explanation--God really does want to be praised!
July 4, 2015
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Beverly Boyd
Beverly Boyd Prayer of Thanksgiving We are thankful for God, our Father, and His eternal blessings and the gift of HIS precious son, Jesus Christ, through whom we, too, shall have everlasting life and JOY.  We are thankful for the sun, through the light, all things are possible. The light shines and shows us the way HOME.  We are thankful for the rain, as through the rain, the Earth is replenished and quenches our thirst. We are thankful for the Earth, as the ground is where all food originates and provides for our HOMES and the homes for all living creatures. We are thankful for family, as men, women and children, need connectivity in this life, to feel unconditional love and support of one another. We are thankful for meaningful work, as it give our lives purpose and a means in which to sustain ourselves and our family. We are thankful for God, never giving up on us and for giving us the tools and messengers to teach us and bring us closer to HIM.  You are an AWESOME GOD!  We are thankful for the SKY, as the blue sky, is HEAVEN and a daily reminder of you, Heavenly Father, as clouds are the angels playing and being whimsical as they express the JOY OF HEAVEN above.  So on this day, we express our thanks for all our blessings, large and small.  In Jesus' Name we pray, Amen
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Beverly Boyd
Beverly Boyd We are thankful for the SKY, as the blue sky, is HEAVEN. The clouds are the angels playing and being whimsical as they express the JOY OF HEAVEN above.  So on this day, we express our thanks for all our blessings, large and small. In Jesus' name we pray, Amen 
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson Dear GOD my Father in heaven, you are beyond Awesome, there are no words to describe how incredible YOU are!!!  I Love You Lord with every breath of my being and I am truly blessed!  I am your servant ALWAYS!!  Amen!!  Amen!! Amen!! Happy Bidthday America!  What a great country we live in, thanks to ALMIGHTY GOD!!
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles This is a beautiful prayer! Thank you  for sharing it. It really Blessed me <3
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Angela Williams
Angela Williams THis is the day that the Lord has made i will Rejoice and be glad in it Yes God is so Awesome. Lord help me to hear you and see you not what around me I no it's just noise.
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Beverly Boyd
Beverly Boyd amen
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Beverly Boyd
Beverly Boyd Amen
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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell We must know that God is always in charge even when the leaders of our country seem to not know. Thank you Father because you see the good and the bad and you are the judge of both. We can still praise you right through the storm!
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt Amen!!! I know I get caught up in my problems, and forget who is in control. God wants me to focus on Him and let Him handle my problems, He does a much better job.
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady Amen! We need to praise Him in the storm until He rains His Mercy upon us!
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Lisa Kordich
Lisa Kordich Praise be to God in all things big and small.
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler Amen and Amen!  Practicing by keeping focus on Jesus and off problems in personal life and the world sure keeps it simple!  Stand firm for the battle is the Lord's!!   This weekend our grandgirls (2) are here.  To our surprize they are behaving so grown up (even though Charlie just told me when we ate last nite and the oldest(10) said I don't want chicken for I don't eat it any more and we said ok...she said after that (Charlie heard) "I won that one"!. LOL!  This stuff and other behaviors were usually with both of them when they visit. We love them dearly yet it was a battle sometimes so we are pleasantly surprized....PTL!
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Conchita Bowman
Conchita Bowman Oh what a blessing I have received from not just this one but each and everyone that you post.  God's blessing to you and your wife.  HAPPY 4TH OF JULY TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY!!!
July 4, 2015
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Deng Tembreza
Deng Tembreza Thank you LORD GOD for the breath I have for my life is in your hand. Praise and glory to you our LORD GOD 
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer Amen. 
July 4, 2015
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Loriann Riley
Loriann Riley Wow very powerful message thank you God for your unconditional love that you shed upon us even when we turn our back on you at times. God is bigger than our problems or any distraction going on in this wicked world we live in. Whatever is going on on earth God is going to have the last say. The devil knows that is time is drawing near that why he is creating all this havoc on earth.  All shout and praises goes to our God the  creator of the universe . amen 
July 4, 2015
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Debra lynn Hubbard
Debra lynn Hubbard Praise God... And blessings to all my brothers and sisters in the Holy name of Christ Jesus..
July 4, 2015
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Jeanne Hill
Jeanne Hill Reminds me of the old hymn "Turn Your Eyes upon Jesus."
July 4, 2015
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Kay Rushin
Kay Rushin Now this is my kinda message....He already told us in Revelation all we need to know to NOT be afraid........So yes I would be terrified if these things did not come to pass.....Our God is awesome indeed, for just preparing us, to Stand on Him...Be encouraged........
July 4, 2015
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Valerie  King
Valerie King Amen!!
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Yvette Cantrell
Yvette Cantrell AMEN AMEN AMEN... LORD, I TRUST YOU, I NEED, I WORSHIP YOU. MAY YOUR WILL AND LOVE FOR US FOREVER OVERRIDE ANY DOUBT THAT FORMS IN THE MIND AND HEARTS. FATHER, YOU ARE AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!
July 4, 2015
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Karen Pasquinelli
Karen Pasquinelli Amen!  Praise God!
July 4, 2015
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Karen Pasquinelli
Karen Pasquinelli Happy 4th of July to the USA, may you all have a safe and sane Holiday weekend.
July 4, 2015
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Diane Graham
Diane Graham Good word Pastor,we need to continue to keep our focus on Jesus  and continue to pray for our nation each and every day !
July 4, 2015
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Diane Graham
Diane Graham Happy Fourth of July to everyone!
July 4, 2015
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Christina Ocasio
Christina Ocasio So thankful to read this message today it was so needed...God is good!
July 4, 2015
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Natasha Lopez
Natasha Lopez I just wanted to share an experience I had many years ago when I was in a class, there was a guy who kept making fun of me and my character weaknesses and the teacher wouldn't do anything about it but I kept praying for him and focusing on God until two years later, I bumped into the guy and he told me how he had been struggling with drug use at that time and he was sorry he had done that but he knew God was on my side because every time he verbally attacked me he would get a horrible migraine and feel nausea but it stopped when he had stopped. He also had to stay back a year but this goes to show you that God has our backs.
July 4, 2015
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Patty Martin
Patty Martin Thank you, Pastor Dion, for sharing today's message. In a world that has become so strange, dark and indifferent, I needed to be reminded of God's control and power over everything.   I truly believe that the enemy is doing everything possible to gather up his dark army against God's army of believers and followers.  Satan has and always will be at the root of all evil, and will use the weak minded and lost to accomplish his goals.  God also uses the lost and currently there is a power struggle going on in our world.   I must remind myself daily to be fully committed to God's will and remember that He will have the final Word.  Lately, I have been overwhelmed by what is happening in America and the many differences that aim to divide us.  Let me continue to praise and worship my Creator, pray for the lost, and relax in knowing that God will take care of these problems in His due time.  Trust and Faith in Him who loves me!
July 4, 2015
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Patty Martin
Patty Martin You are so right, Kay.  Thanking God today for His holy word, which gives me strength, courage, and confidence to face what is coming our way.  Worshipping and praising Him for sending His son to forgive me my transgressions and bringing me forward to salvation.
July 4, 2015
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Patty Martin
Patty Martin I agree with you 100%, Loriann.  Satan knows that his time is drawing near and he is doing all he can to strengthen his army against God's army.  We knew this day would come, for it is written in the Word of God.  We are united with God, and united we stand!  
July 4, 2015
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Rosemary Marsh
Rosemary Marsh Amen.Really want to give thanks and Praise to Our Almighty God.To know that he is in control,and we can face all things each day knowing he will lead and guide us,if we seek him with all our hearts.Believing Trusting keeping focused on him. He is an awesome God.
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Christine Thompson
Christine Thompson Thank  Pastor Todd. I needed to hear this. 
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Deleted Member Amen, God always know exactly what we need. He loves us so much.
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Deleted Member Amen, He surely is an awesome God, that loves us so.
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Deleted Member Amen, such beautiful words, and an awesome way to pray, thank you for sharing, it truly bless my heart.
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Deleted Member Yes, even in the storms, Jesus is taking care of His children, because His love is greater than we could ever imagine.
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Deleted Member God is truly on time for what we need for each day. God bless you
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Deleted Member Amen, He is truly getting His children ready for His coming. 
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Deleted Member Amen, each day I want to draw closer and closer to Him, I want to be the servant he would have me to be.
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Deleted Member Amen, beautiful song
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Deleted Member Amen and may we give Him all praise and glory, He is so good to us and loves us so much.
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Deleted Member I am so happy y'all are having an awesome time. Love and blessings, to you and your family.
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Deleted Member Amen, thats amazing I usually say somthing like that everyday, Praise God in all things great or small.
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Deleted Member Amen, I find myself doing the same things, then realizing, I just need to give it to Jesus and then I don't have to worry about it anymore. 
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Deleted Member Amen, we can give Him Praise no matter what. 
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Deleted Member Amen, thats right, we just need to keep our focus on Jesus.
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Deleted Member Amen, Praise The Lord for all things. Oh how I love Him.
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Deleted Member Amen, Praise Him through all things.
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Deleted Member Amen, Jesus is always right on time, He loves us so much. He is right there for us everyday and in each and every way. Praise His Holy Name.
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Deleted Member Amen, His love is so great for us, we can't even imagine how much. Its over the top. Praise The Lord.
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams Amen.  Praise God!  Thank you!  Praise as a weapon.
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle Amen,  to GOD be the glory, great things HE has done and still doing, because HE is an awesome GOD !!!!!!!
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Charlotte Kelly
Charlotte Kelly I love telling God how awesome He is. Mere words don't do Him justice. Praise is the weapon I use against my problems. Lord, there's no one like You! Nothing and no one can't even come close to comparing to You! You are He Who Was, Who Is, and Who Is To Come! Glory to Your Holy and Righteous Name!   Reply  ·  Like  ·  5 Like This.
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Theresa de Monk
Theresa de Monk Morning friends, God us truly a blessing in my life.  Whenever I feel that my problems becomes to much for me and I pray to God, then He is always there to solve my problem no matter what.  How can I not praise Him
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Carol Policastro
Carol Policastro My computer at home is broken and I did not get to read this until this morning.  So often I awake with anxiety about things over which I have no control.  Funny how those about who I am concerned don't see it as a problem.  Lord - as Pastor Dion said - let Your peace rest on me today and always; Lord comfort my heart and my mind, in Jesus name!!
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Deleted Member I pray for a peace and calmness over you today and everyday, I believe in Jesus Name for Him to take your anxieties away in Jesus Name.
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Deleted Member AMEN, we sure serve an Awesome God.
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Deleted Member Amen, Praise is a weapon we can use against satan, if we are giving God Praise, satan has to flee, Praise can bring us deliverance from many things satan has tried to fear us with. Thank you so much for sharing. God bless you.
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