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  • Then Yahweh spoke to the fish, and it vomited out Jonah on the dry land. Yahweh's word came to Jonah the second time, saying, "Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach to it the message that I give you." So Jonah arose, and went to Nineveh, according to Yahweh's word. Jonah 2:9'3:3 WEB.

    The word of the Lord came to Jonah and told him to go to Nineveh. Now Jonah knew Who was speaking and that he should go. Yet, he did the opposite. Jonah ran as far away from God's will as he could get. Problems soon followed him as a storm overtook him. Jonah found himself sitting at the bottom of the sea in a custom-made fish.

    When he was almost dead with nothing else to live for, Jonah began to pray. God heard his prayer, and Jonah was released from his captivity. Then the word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time. It was the same word again, "Arise, go to Nineveh, and preach to it the message that I give you." This time, Jonah arose, went to Nineveh, and preached the Lord's message.

    There have been times in my life when I knew what to do. Yet, like Jonah, I did the exact opposite. You can call it weakness, or whatever you like. I sometimes call it "educational." Because I know where that road goes. I have been there and done that.

    Whenever you choose disobedience, problems will soon follow, but it's never too late to turn it around. It starts with a simple prayer. Can someone know God, know He wants, yet choose the opposite? Jonah did. If they turn back to God and pray, will He restore them? God restored Jonah, and the exact instructions came a second time. Jonah got his life back on track.

    It's never too late to stop and pray. The thief on the cross had minutes left after living a life of crime, but the Lord saved him. The heavy burden on your shoulders can be lifted, and the peace and joy will return.

    No matter how bad you have been, you can be forgiven. No matter how far you have fallen, you can be restored. No matter how lost you are, you can be found. No matter what holds you captive, you can go free.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, please forgive me of things I have done wrong. I turn to You today and want Your will to be done in my life. Help me see my life through Your eyes and the plan You have for me clearly. Give me the grace to resist temptation and reach my greatest potential in You. 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 Praise the Lord Hallelujah…..for all you do for me and keeping me on your path! ❤️
Feb 11
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Oh yes, amen Lord 

Feb 11
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen Father

Feb 11
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen

Feb 11
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Dana Rozell
Dana Rozell

Yes Amen!

Feb 11
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

Feb 11
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Thank you Heavenly Father for forgiving me of my past and giving me joy and peace for my future.  I praise you Lord for everything,  Amen 

Feb 11
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walkeredited: Feb 11

Amen.  Heavenly Father, Thank you for forgiving me and bringing me back to You. Thank you. Thank you.  AMEN

Feb 11
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Dave and Sue Earlywine
Dave and Sue Earlywine

Amen,thank you Pastor Dion for the daily devotional.God bless you and Sylvia.

Feb 11
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen awesome devotional pastor thank you

Feb 11
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone 

Feb 11
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Thank You Father for always forgiving me! Help me to know and follow Your will in my life, Amen!

Feb 11
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondelloedited: Feb 11

In the name of Jesus Christ I pray, Amen. I  love You and praise You Lord Jesus!

Feb 11
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!! Alleluia!! Amen!!

Feb 11
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield

Amen!! I pray for all who need to hear this message today ????

Feb 11
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Thanks for this reminder, Pastor Dion! Lord, help me see through Your eyes and the plan You have for my life. Thank you. In Jesus' name, Amen

Feb 11
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

God please pick me up when I'm down. Amen 

Feb 11
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

Amen and amen!! I put my life into YOUR hands, help me to be what YOU want me to be, and please use me according to YOUR will and purpose for my life, in the name of JESUS, Amen!!

Feb 11
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David Fabillaran
David Fabillaran

Amen Lord, I turn back to you!

Feb 11
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Sharon Leonard
Sharon Leonardedited: Feb 12

 YOU KNOW SOMETIMES WE MIGHT KNOW WHAT THE TRUTH IS, BUT WE CHOOSE TO DO IT OUR WAY...NOT THE LORDS...WELL, WE ARE LEFT WITH A PILE OF DUNG...MANY  OF US HAVE BEEN THERE, WE WORRY, WORRY SOME,MORE AND FINNALLY, SAY I'M SORRY LORD FOR NOT PAYING ATTENTON TO YOUR WORD...BELIEVE ME GOD HEARS YA !   PRAY, FORGIVEN, MAKE IT RIGHT, MOVE FORWARD IN GODS PRESENCE...BE THANKFUL FOR THE LORDS MERCY,& LOVE.

THANK YOU DION...

XO

SHARON

Feb 12
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen!

Feb 12
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Sherry McCosh
Sherry McCosh

Thank you to our Loving God that is always ready to forgiven us again and again. Every time we mess up and come running back to Him, He waits with open arms. I love the story of the Prodigal son because it is such a great example of how much God truley loves each of us. No matter what we have done we are always welcomed back and treated as special. He loves us so so much! For some people this is very difficult to believe that after we mess up so many times that we can be forgiven again and that He will welcome you back into His loving arms. Thank you God for loving me so much and never giving up on me and always bringing me back when I stray or mess up!!

Feb 17