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The Long Run

  • Behold, today I am going the way of all the earth. You know in all your hearts and in all your souls that not one thing has failed of all the good things which Yahweh your God spoke concerning you. All have happened to you. Not one thing has failed of it. Joshua 23:14 WEB.

    Joshua had served God his whole life and grew up in the presence of the Lord. As a young man, he never departed from the tent of meeting where the Lord's presence settled (Exodus 33:11). Before Moses died, the Lord appointed Joshua to succeed him and lead the Israelites into the promised land (Numbers 27:18). This speech that he gave in Joshua 23:14 happened when Joshua was 110 years old. You could say by then that Joshua knew what it was like to walk with the Lord.

    Joshua had been one of the twelve spies sent to look at the promised land (Numbers 14:6). Later, he led the people through countless battles as they conquered it. Though at times things looked bad, and sometimes Joshua had to lay on his face in tears (Joshua 7:6), God always came through in the long run.

    So many times in my life, it has looked hopeless. When really, hope was right around the corner, but I just couldn't see it. Each time I would get scared because I didn't know what to do, but God would always come through in the end. Sometimes things only make sense when looking backward.

    So don't panic in the short term, for God will work it out in the long run. The thing you fear is coming isn't actually here yet. When and if it arrives, God will give you the grace for it when needed, not in advance.

    Therefore don't be anxious for tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Each day's own evil is sufficient. (Matthew 6:34).

    Take heart. God always comes through in the long run. We like to be independent and prepared for anything, but He wants us to learn to trust Him and stand firm in our faith while we pass through the storm.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, I thank You for Your faithfulness. You have brought me this far, and I know that You can take care of me. I should know this well by now. Please forgive me for ever doubting You, and touch my life again today. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

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Kevin J. Eck
Kevin J. Eck Let me not forget the times you led me through the dark valley's of my life, thank you Father.
November 21, 2021
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Patricia Stokes
Patricia Stokes

 Another GREAT word Pastor Todd. God is in our lives for " the long run"

if we allow HIM to do so. Thank you for that condirmation. God Bless

November 21, 2021
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Praise you Jesus , please help and guide us today. Amen 

November 21, 2021
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen. Heavenly Father,  I Thank You with my whole self for Your blessings upon me. My Faith and Trust us in  the Lord. Amen

November 21, 2021
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen Father thank You for all of Your Blessings. I trust in You only, thank You for being with me.

November 21, 2021
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Thank you Jesus for loving me so much, that you take care of my tomorrow's.  Thank you for my yesterday's.  In Jesus Name I pray. Amen 

November 21, 2021
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Tracy Carroll
Tracy Carroll

ANOTHER 1 that I needed to hear TODAY!!!!!!!!!!! ty Pastor!

November 21, 2021
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Yes, Pastor Dion! I've been learning, and continue to learn, this essential lesson: "We like to be independent and prepared for anything, but He wants us to learn to trust Him and stand firm in our faith while we pass through the storm."  Thank you, Lord, for reminding me often that You are in control. Amen!

November 21, 2021
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

November 21, 2021
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen Thank you father!

 

 

 

 

November 21, 2021
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Dana Rozell
Dana Rozell

Yes Amen!

November 21, 2021
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

November 21, 2021
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone Have A Bless Sunday 

November 21, 2021
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Candy Laventure
Candy Laventure

Amen!

November 21, 2021
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Thank you so much Dear Lord Jesus for your Love and Strength!

November 21, 2021
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father I have so much to thank You for all You have done in my life, forgive me if I doubt Your gracefulness. I need of You today Lord touch me, open my heart and mind to You. In Jesus Christ name I pray, Amen. 

Pastor, thank you for having this wonderful message for us, God bless you and Sylvia, Amen. 

November 21, 2021
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David Fabillaran
David Fabillaran

Amen Lord Jesus!

November 21, 2021
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes, amen Lord 

November 21, 2021
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Amen

November 21, 2021
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Pranoti  Kumar
Pranoti Kumar

AMEN

November 22, 2021
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

 

Thank you my Lord and God for taking away all my worries, fears and anxieties, thank You for Your faithfulness for being with me, with us, amidst the many storms and trials!! May we reflect on Your goodness and faithfulness especially this upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas season, may our hearts overflow with gratefulness!  Happy Thanksgiving to Pastor Dion and Sylvia, and all of my dear brothers and sisters right here at RHM (h5) (L)

November 22, 2021
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

November 23, 2021