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Turn Around

  • Immediately something like scales fell from his eyes, and he received his sight. He arose and was baptized. He took food and was strengthened. Saul stayed several days with the disciples who were at Damascus. Immediately in the synagogues he proclaimed the Christ, that he is the Son of God. Acts 9:18'20 WEB.

    Young Saul was a hardcore Christian hunter. He was there when Stephen was stoned to death in Acts 7:58. Saul worked for the high priest and harassed, persecuted, pursued, and arrested Christians. When he found them, he put them in prison. When they were put to death, he cast his vote against them (Acts 26:11). Saul thought this was his calling in life, and he was completely dedicated to eliminating "The Way" from the face of the earth. Mere words would have never changed his mind.

    Yet, when he traveled on the road to Damascus with plans to arrest the Christians there, Jesus Christ appeared to him in a blinding flash of light. Suddenly, the course of his life was changed forever (Acts 9:1). Saul gave the rest of his life to Jesus, and miracles followed him. We know him mostly by his Roman name, Paul, the hardcore Christian Apostle. He wrote much of the New Testament.

    A mere handkerchief taken from Paul and laid on sick people healed them and caused evil spirits to flee. Paul had made a one hundred eighty-degree turn and was now going in the other direction. He now preached the gospel instead of persecuting it.

    Anything is possible with God. Some of the most dedicated opposers of Jesus Christ can become His most dedicated representatives, even risking their lives for Him. When people tell me they don't believe in God, it tells me they haven't met Him yet.

    If you've gotten involved in things way over your head and think it's too late, you are wrong. God will redeem your life and buy you back from the enemy. He sets the captives free. If you are praying for someone who is lost, don't stop. For when God changes your heart, nothing else matters. When the Lord sets you free, you are free indeed.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, please draw us to You, break us out of the normal, turn us around. Let us be a generation seeking your face out of love for You. Thank you so much for bringing me this far. 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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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen

February 3, 2022
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Candy Laventure
Candy Laventure

Pray without ceasing. Amen!

February 3, 2022
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Dana Rozell
Dana Rozell

Yes Amen.

February 3, 2022
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

February 3, 2022
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen 

February 3, 2022
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Amen Lord Jesus, amen 

February 3, 2022
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen 

February 3, 2022
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walkeredited: February 3, 2022

Amen. Heavenly Father, Thank You for Blessing me. For being in my life and answered prayers. Amen

February 3, 2022
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Kevin J. Eck
Kevin J. Eck

Amen, Thank you for bringing me this far in life with you Lord and continued prayers for others to discover your awesomness!

February 3, 2022
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen thank you so much for bringing me this far

February 3, 2022
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Thank You Father For Everything Good Morning Everyone 

February 3, 2022
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David  Earlywine
David Earlywine

Thank you Jesus for all our blessings.We love and worship you. Amen 

February 3, 2022
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Perry Robertson
Perry Robertson

Amen! Pauls story is a amazing one, Anything is possible through God. Hope everyone has a blessed day today! We are staying in today Snow and Ice here North and Central Texas. ✝️????

February 3, 2022
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Have a blessed day Perry & Karen! Stay warm :)

February 3, 2022
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Perry Robertson
Perry Robertson

Thanks Lynn! it is cold! we got about 3 inches of snow, but we also got a lot of sleet hours before, we will be inside enjoying the warmth :)

February 4, 2022
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Praying for you, Perry, and praising the Lord for His loving care. Stay safe! ❤️

February 3, 2022
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Perry Robertson
Perry Robertson

Thank you Cathy! God has provided for us, we are doing pretty good :)

February 4, 2022
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

 Amen!! Alleluia!! Amen!!

February 3, 2022
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

I love the story of Paul's transformation! Father, thank You for bringing me this far, please turn my brother around and safe him, Amen!

February 3, 2022
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

I love Paul's story, too, Lynn! Provides HOPE -- praying for your brother and my kids that God will open their eyes and hearts. ❤️

February 3, 2022
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Amen, Cathy!

February 4, 2022
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Sharon Leonard
Sharon Leonardedited: February 3, 2022

WHAT WOULD JESUS DO. ?

I PRAY THAT I WILL SEE LIKE JESUS SEES. LOVE HEALS !

XO. SHARON

February 3, 2022
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Thanks, Pastor Dion, for this motivating Word this morning! Lord, break me out of the normal! Let me seek Your face and share Your love and saving gospel. In Jesus' name, Amen

February 3, 2022
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

God I know you will help my Grandchildren. Amen 

February 3, 2022
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

February 4, 2022
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Perry Robertson
Perry Robertson

Amen!

February 5, 2022
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

In Jesus name I ask this, Amen.

February 6, 2022