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Ready or Not

  • Then Mordecai asked them to return this answer to Esther: "Don't think to yourself that you will escape in the king's house any more than all the Jews. For if you remain silent now, then relief and deliverance will come to the Jews from another place, but you and your father's house will perish. Who knows if you haven't come to the kingdom for such a time as this?" Esther 4:13-14 WEB.

    Esther didn't feel she was ready for the task when her uncle Mordecai asked her to speak to the King. To enter the King's chamber uninvited then was a death sentence. Esther felt like many things needed to be done and plans to be made before seeing the King.

    Then Mordecai told her that if she kept silent, that God would use someone else, but her and her house would perish. So Esther stepped out in faith, took a risk, and pleaded with the King, and God used her to save her people.

    Often when God asks us to do something, we start making excuses much like that: "I am not ready yet. I am too busy! I can't afford to do that! There is so much I need to do. I need to get my life straightened out first, then I will do it. I really don't have the time. My life is a mess! I am not good enough. I can't do that!"

    Anytime we begin to look at ourselves and our abilities, we will never measure up to the task that God will give us. If we could do it alone, we wouldn't need Him, so He will scale the job accordingly. We will always need His help. When the time comes, you will have to say, "Ready or not, here I go."

    When you feel God tugging on your heart, don't wait, do it right then. Don't try and "put your house in order first" because the enemy will ensure that it never happens. When you start walking with God, that's when your life will come back together. When God comes calling, don't make Him wait. Go for it. He will cause you to have all that you need, and when He is with you, who can stand against you?

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, please help me clearly see the world through Your eyes and my part in it. Give me a fresh vision and help me get in tune with You. I want to be a part of what You are doing today. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

    Note: FAAD group members (Fight Against Anxiety & Depression) today is"Feel Good Friday!". This event is about lifting up each other up! We all have times when we are weak, but together, we can get through it! We invite you to share anything that may have prompted a good feeling in your heart today. Even if you're having a bad day, perhaps look to encouraging scriptures, prayers or thoughts, and testimonies of God's work. Whether you are suffering from anxiety or depression or just want to help, all are welcome to join!: FAAD Group:


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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Amen!! Thank you Lord Jehovah for this new day! ❤️
December 17, 2021
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworthedited: December 17, 2021

Amen, Father I can do all things with Your help

December 17, 2021
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

December 17, 2021
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes Lord Jesus, amen 

December 17, 2021
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Dana Rozell
Dana Rozell

Amen!

December 17, 2021
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Candy Laventure
Candy Laventure

Amen!

December 17, 2021
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen

December 17, 2021
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

Amen.  Heavenly Father,  I Thank You for Blessing me each and every day. You are my strength.  Amen

December 17, 2021
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Make us part of what you are doing today Jesus. Amen 

December 17, 2021
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

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

December 17, 2021
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Hallelujah Amen. Thank you Lord Jesus for all you help me to do and for walking beside me. 

December 17, 2021
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David Fabillaran
David Fabillaran

Amen Lord!

December 17, 2021
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

I want to be a part of what You are doing today, Amen!

December 17, 2021
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Bella Colliander
Bella Colliander

Thank you for always being with me and loving me unconditionally. Amen!

December 17, 2021
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Gloria Nebarez
Gloria Nebarez

Amen,  thank you Jesus. 

Thank you Pastor,  I needed to hear this! 

December 17, 2021
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone 

December 17, 2021
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

A timely nudge, Pastor Dion! Lord, I want to be a part of what You are doing today. Help me see clearly the part I need to do. Thank you. In Jesus' name, Amen 

December 17, 2021
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Sharon Leonard
Sharon Leonard

EXCELLENT WORD DION...JUST WANT TO BE ABL. TO HEAR HIS VOICE...

THE LORD TOLD ME TO PICK UP UNCLE PENNY, STOREY TELLER AT THE REGENT FIGI HOTEL. THE LORD SAID HE'S READY.  I DID NOT KNOW HOW TO GET THERE, GOD DROVE MY CAR. IT STOPPED IN FTONT OF A HOUSE. I TOLD THE GRANDAUGHTER I WAS THERE TO PICK UNCLE PENNY UP...IN THE BACK GROUND, I HEARD I'M READY ! WHAT A AMAZING SUNDAY IT WAS....LONGER STOREY, AWESOME..IF YOU WANT TO HEAR THE REST YOU VAN CALL ME AT 903-650-1273

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE, BE BLESSED !

XO

SHARON

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December 17, 2021
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David Krull
David Krull

Amen

December 17, 2021
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

December 17, 2021
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Jose Simo
Jose Simo

Heavenly Father I am ready to do what You want me to do, clear my eyes and thoughts to do it while I follow Your designs. Everything You are doing today I want to be part of it, in Jesus Christ name I pray, Amen. Thank You Lord for Your love and care for me and family. 

Thank you Pastor and Sylvia for all you do for us at this Ministry, God bless you both, Amen. 

December 17, 2021
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

December 18, 2021