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  • Now, behold, the cry of the children of Israel has come to me. Moreover I have seen the oppression with which the Egyptians oppress them. Come now therefore, and I will send you to Pharaoh, that you may bring forth my people, the children of Israel, out of Egypt. Moses said to God, Who am I, that I should go to Pharaoh, and that I should bring forth the children of Israel out of Egypt? He said, Certainly I will be with you. Exodus 3:9 WEB

    When Moses was a young man, he dreamed of delivering his people from their slavery in Egypt. Once when he saw one of his people being beaten, he killed the man doing it and hid him in the sand (Exodus 2:12). When Pharaoh found out, he sought to kill Moses.

    So Moses had to flee from the land of Egypt, lived with Jethro, a priest of Midian, married his daughter Zipporah, and tended sheep for forty years in the wilderness. The dream of helping his people, no longer seemed possible. Then one day God appeared to Moses and told him to return to Egypt, but Moses started making excuses.

    Who am I, that I should go to Pharaoh (Ex. 3:11). I am too old now, for he was eighty. They will not believe me (4:1). I am not a good speaker (4:10). Please send someone else (4:13). Moses had become just another humble shepherd and thought that he was all washed up. But God saw that Moses had just become usable and that Moses was just getting warmed up. It is not who you are, but Who it is that sends you. He often hides His people away until they become ready to use.

    In my own life, I graduated Bible college when I was young, ready to take the world for Jesus, but only met frustration and closed doors. For twenty years I worked various jobs, and long after I had given up on ever being in ministry, when it never even crossed my mind anymore, He pushed us into the ministry. I had no desire anymore to minister, felt like I was empty and knew nothing, and content to carry on just as I was. But He closed every other door, we began to starve, and now here I am writing this.

    So the vision that He gave you took longer than you thought, and now you feel you are too tired, or too old, and too busy. The dream that once burned hot within you is now cold, but God is now ready, and you are as well. Now instead of going in your own strength, you can do it in His power. Instead of being washed up, you just might be warmed up. When you submit your life to Him, your end will be brighter than your beginning.

    Prayer: Father I thank you for bringing me this far. I pray that you stir my spirit once again. Revive me Lord. Make me a fire for You. Help me to walk in Your strength and not my own, in the name of Jesus I pray.

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J D  Williams
J D Williams I'VE BEEN THROUGH SO MUCH IN THE PAST TWO YEARS I TOO I'AM IN THAT PLACE WERE I 'AM TIRED AND BROKEN BUT I KNOW THAT GOD CAN USE ANY AND EVERYTHING SO LORD HERE I'AM USE ME TO BRING YOU THE GLORY.....
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Susan P
Susan P This is not man's way, but when we no longer feel ready, too tired, too old etc, we can no longer rely on our own strength but must depend on His now. His power is made perfect in that weakness and it becomes more about Him receiving the glory in what He accomplishes through our brokenness. He is worthy to receive all praise. 
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Valerie  King
Valerie King Amen! 
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson Amen!!  Amen!!  GOD our Father in heaven is always wanting his children to serve and to know that when we spread the good news about his wonderful, compassionate and loving son JESUS he is shining the light onto to others so they can see how truly magnificent he really is!!  What a blessing to be a servant of the LORD!!
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Barbara Miramon
Barbara Miramon Sometimes we feel like a bag of old, outdated, spare parts. Don't worry, turn these spare parts over to God and He can put them together to become something very useful. 
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles Thank you! Amen! With God anything is possible! Happy Friday and stay blessed :)
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer I am waiting Lord!
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Maerilu Wooley
Maerilu Wooley Strength will rise as we wait upon the Lord.......
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Beverly Boyd
Beverly Boyd Amen, Your messages give me hope.  Thank you Pastor Dion.
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Veronica Ryan
Veronica Ryan It is so amazing  how your devotional is always just what i need to hear that day. I am leaving Sunday to go to Jenkins, Kentucky to a dental mission clinic. i will be providing dental care, which i know I'm good at that, but I will also be sharing  Christ with people that live in poverty and may not know Christ. Me? Come on God. I sure didn't have this on my list. Everything I wanted for myself has been taken away. I am so excited about this trip and i am even being considered for a permanent position there. I have never lived anywhere else and to leave my children and grandchildren? Everyone except my sisters in Christ think I have really lost my mind  hehe   Please pray for my strength to go and share what Christ has done for me. Thank you for always sharing from your heart!
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Tracey Daniels
Tracey Daniels When I read the daily devotional it always seems to be what I need at that moment in my life. Thank you for sharing your gift and God bless 
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Kay Rushin
Kay Rushin The daily devotional is for the hearts of his people, this is why it touches us so, Amen.
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Penelope Rhome
Penelope Rhome Thank you for the wisdom and strength for today Lord amen
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Tracey Mastrandrea
Tracey Mastrandrea Awesome devotional. Thank you for everything you do 
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Maggie Autobee
Maggie Autobee Amen! God sees the possibilities in all of us whether we see them or not. After all, He knows His creation. Thank you for this devotional
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Carol Policastro
Carol Policastro After just finishing a conversation with a coworker about how I will probably never be able to retire and it seems that work is harder now than when I was younger.....you post this message.  Gave me the boost that I needed, and also the need to thank God for bringing me this far.  He has done so many wonderful things for me in my life, and I am very grateful!  AMEN
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Carol Policastro
Carol Policastro I think that is awesome!  God be with you!
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Ilia Jefferson
Ilia Jefferson I love this message. Sometime back I saw a sermon by TD Jakes based on the same passages, and it was entitled "nothing you have been through will be wasted."  Our lives are not our own, they belong to the Lord.  Everyone have a wonderful Friday, and pray for our country.
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield I never had a very high esteem for myself and still don't understand how I became an RN, because, as one co-workers had told me, "Kathy can't do two things at the same time." I'll never forget her words, because they rang true. I could barely do ONE thing correctly! Nursing was a very demanding job and only became more so in 2008, when I left the profession due to my RA, deafness, and mangled right hand.As long as a nurse appears good on paper, all is well and that nurse can go far. But I was always a "hands-on", or bedside, nurse.I scoffed at the reams of paperwork I was given, and because I was the RN, I had more paperwork than the LPNs. I never felt like the nursing profession treated me fairly, and I still feel the sting of those comments!
July 17, 2015
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Joan Joseph
Joan Joseph So powerful, it relates to a situation I'm in now. Thank you Pastor Todd for letting the Lord use you with his word. To God be the Glory Forever and ever amen.
July 17, 2015
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Cynthia Nortey
Cynthia Nortey Thank you, Jesus, Let Your will be done in my life.m...God bless you Pastor Dion.I hope you had a wonderful day. 
July 17, 2015
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Fraser Keys
Fraser Keys Thank you Pastor Dion that is exactly how I feel.  I will pray that the Lord gives me the vision to make the last part of my life the best!
July 17, 2015
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Albert Chau
Albert Chau Find your calling and follow it. God doesn't take excuses. He will make the way for you just like He did for Moses and countless others.
July 17, 2015
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Sylvia Todd
Sylvia Todd Father, I lift up Brian to you and pray that you please bless him and his little boy with health, peace and provision. Please guide Brian through your Holy Spirit and grant him wisdom to be able to find the way to the right job and to make the right decisions each day for his family, in the name of Jesus.
July 17, 2015
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Sylvia Todd
Sylvia Todd I am so excited for you, Veronica, may the Lord bless every aspect of your trip!
July 17, 2015
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Rosemary Marsh
Rosemary Marsh Thank you Pastor.Every day we are inspired and ever grateful to Our Heavenly Father for his word.With thanks giving in our hearts and from our hearts that God lead you to do and be where you are,Blessing and reaching out to so many people.Thank you.
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Arnetia Hutcherson
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Arnetia Hutcherson
Arnetia Hutcherson Amen
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Doris Tribbett
Doris Tribbett Thank you pastor I need this to keep praying to God for the return of my Great granddaughter who lived with me from 4 weeks old to 8yrs old.  Her mother never took care of her,but took her from me and I don't know where they are or if she is alright!!!!! My Heart ache for her and I am praying she is alright!!!!!
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady Amen!
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Deleted Member Amen, another on time message for me. God bless you.
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Deng Tembreza
Deng Tembreza Ready to serve YOU LORD GOD Where, when and how I am waiting for your command LORD GOD. AMEN
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Deleted Member Praying for you, to find peace through this storm, and I am praying your daughter and granddaughter will return home and all will be well. I pray for comfort and strength for you in Jesus Name. Love and prayers, Tamara
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Deleted Member Jesus, please touch Brian and give him strength through the storms that he is facing, bring him peace and comfort. Let him know You are with him and You will give him the strength, the healing and the desire to be what You would have him to be, in Jesus Name we pray. Amen. Love and prayers, Tamara
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Deleted Member   I pray you will send healing over these things that Kathy has been through, please give her a peace like never before and let her know how much she is loved by all of us at RHM. 
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Deleted Member Praise The Lord, He is always on time.
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Deleted Member I know  you will be a great blessing to each and everyone, and I pray wherever your journey takes you, that peace and joy will be there too. Love and prayers, Tamara
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Patty Martin
Patty Martin Thank you, Pastor Dion, for bringing another timely message!  At times I wonder what it would be like to be able to retire now that I am 59.  I don't have the energy I once had, it takes me longer to get things accomplished, but I do have the mindset to get things done.  God led me back to college at age 33.  It took me almost 13 yrs. to get my Master's Degree and begin teaching, as I had a family, worked full-time, and could only afford to go to college part-time. I also think about what kind of teacher I would have been in my younger days.  I was busy with my own family, and lacked the maturity, patience, and knowledge back then. God knew that.  He knew I needed some practice and life experiences before trusting me to teach little ones.  He knew I needed spiritual maturation.  Thanking God today for His perfect timing!   
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Patty Martin
Patty Martin Father God, please bless Brian and his little boy.  Give him the strength, energy, good health, and confidence to be the father than you know he can be.  You have chosen to give Brian a child in his middle years because You know he can fulfill the task and fulfill it well.  Of all the fathers in the world to raise this child, You chose Brian.  May he be blessed beyond measure as You take the lead, and may he spend many wonderful years together with his son. In Jesus name we pray, Amen.
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Patty Martin
Patty Martin You are not alone, Carol.  I also wonder if I'll ever be able to retire.  Life has not gone as planned, or at least as "I" planned.  But every day, I wake up and I'm able to go to work.  God has blessed me beyond measure and I'm grateful to still has some "get up and go" in me.  He provided me with a  wonderful job in teaching little ones and they give me tons of hugs every day, which God knows I need.  He has made a way for us!  God bless you and have a relaxing weekend!
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Patty Martin
Patty Martin It seems as though God has called you to do some mighty important work for Him.  He has equiped you with all you need...experience, skill, and above all FAITH!  You will do a wonderous job for the Lord...He already knows this and has opened the door for you to glorify Him.  Blessings and love to you, Veronica!
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Yvette Cantrell
Yvette Cantrell Lord, I Thank Yooou for Your Divine timing!!! You bring Such Joy to my spirit. HALLELUJAH HALLELUJAH HALLELUJAH :-) Pastor Dion, God uses You in His Awesome timetable. REJOICE because you are providing clarity. AMEN 
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Thea Williams
Thea Williams Wonderful reminder!
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Sylvia Todd
Sylvia Todd I think that's an amazing accomplishment to have persevered to your Master's, Patty! I know He has a great plan for your life :)!
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler Good msg!
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams Am3en.  Praise God!  Thank you!  It's not about us.
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Phynedra Franklin
Phynedra Franklin Amen we must learn to be patient and wait on God's plan for our lives because His plan is better He is in full control I agree it's hard to wait because the enemy knows that if we wait it will be better that's why we must do as scripture states to pray continually. Thanks Pastor Todd for this message it blessed me.
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt Gods timing is always right, and He never waists anything. I thank God that my circumstances do not  trump my Gods work he has prepared ahead of time for me to do, to glorify Him.
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Melchorita Fahey
Melchorita Fahey Amen! Awesome reminder. Thank you Pastor Dion.
July 21, 2015