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Burning Down the House

  • "Why do you call me, 'Lord, Lord,' and don't do the things which I say? Everyone who comes to me, and hears my words and does them, I will show you who he is like. He is like a man building a house, who dug and went deep and laid a foundation on the rock. When a flood arose, the stream broke against that house, and could not shake it, because it was founded on the rock. But he who hears and doesn't do, is like a man who built a house on the earth without a foundation, against which the stream broke, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great." Luke 6:46 WEB.

    Dad always warned us about playing with fire. But one day, my brother, who was three to four years old, got a hold of a pack of matches. He knew it was wrong, so he hid in the closet to play with them, sitting under the clothes hanging there.

    It wasn't too long before the closet was on fire, and soon the entire house. By the time my mom noticed, it was too late. We all managed to get out, but the house burned to the ground, along with everything in it.

    Dad was at work, and when he came home, he saw all of our belongings and the home he had built with his own hands, uninsured and in ashes. But he wasn't angry. He was so thankful we were ok that he hugged us all. Ken didn't play with matches much after that.

    God's word is there to protect us. It is for our own good that we should follow His commandments, not His. If you follow the Lord's guidance, you will have a good life. You may not be rich, maybe not famous, or perhaps you will have all that and more. Only He knows how much He can trust you with before it becomes an idol and steals your heart away.

    When we walk in disobedience, we open up so many doors of failure and frustration that He wanted to spare us from experiencing. But we can have it our way if we choose.

    Still, God isn't mad at you, no matter what you have done in the past. He will instantly forgive you, and He's glad you are ok. Learn from it, listen to Him, and try to do better next time. Obedience and discipline are vital parts of having a good life.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, please forgive me for my sins and restore me. Please bring back the passion and the fire that I once had. Give me the grace to walk in obedience and help me to make the right decisions in my life. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

    Note: 'Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your request to God.' (Philippians 4:6-7). If you have a prayer need, we are here for you! We and the prayer team are ready to lift you up at our private prayer page: RHM Prayer Network


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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Heavenly Father, please forgive me for my sins and restore me. Please bring back the passion and the fire that I once had. Give me the grace to walk in obedience and help me to make the right decisions in my life. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen! ❤️
July 30, 2022
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Kevin J. Eck
Kevin J. Eck Amen, Thank you, forgiving my sins Father.
July 30, 2022
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Bella Colliander
Bella Colliander

Yes Father, give me the grace to walk in obedience. Thank you for loving me through it all. Amen

July 30, 2022
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beeredited: July 30, 2022

Yes, Father, I pray this in Jesus's name, amen. 

July 30, 2022
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen Father for this I pray 

July 30, 2022
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walkeredited: July 30, 2022

AMEN.  Heavenly Father, Thank you for the strength YOU bless me with.  Thank you.  AMEN

July 30, 2022
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

July 30, 2022
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

July 30, 2022
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David  Earlywine
David Earlywine

Heavenly Father please give us strength. Amen 

July 30, 2022
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone 

July 30, 2022
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Dana Rozell
Dana Rozell

Yes Amen.

July 30, 2022
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen

July 30, 2022
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

Thank You Father Yahweh for Your mercy and grace.

July 30, 2022
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Forgive me for all my sins Lord, and restore me. In Jesus Name,  Amen 

July 30, 2022
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Thank You for always forgiving me and always being there for me, Father! Amen.

July 30, 2022
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen help me to be more like you Jesus.

July 30, 2022
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Obedience and discipline are vital parts of having a good life. This is such a valuable truth, Pastor Dion!  Lord, thank you for continuing to redefine "good" in my life! Amen

July 30, 2022
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Sharon Leonard
Sharon Leonard

THANK GOD FOR HIS GUIDENCE !!!...I HONESTLY DO NOT KNOW WHERE I WOULD BE WITHOUT HIS LOVE AND MERCY OVER MY LIFE...THE LORD BECAUSE OF HIS PATIENCE WITH US, KINDNESS, AND UNCONDITIOAL LOVE...THANK GOODNESS !

XO

SHARON

July 30, 2022
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Amen thank you God. 

July 30, 2022
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Marilyn Salter
Marilyn Salter

I pray to be more like my Father. Thank you for the laws and guidance You set before me. May I always follow your words and wisdom.

July 30, 2022
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David Fabillaran
David Fabillaran

Amen Lord Jesus!

July 31, 2022
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen! 

July 31, 2022
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Sherry McCosh
Sherry McCosh

Amazing and sad story today! It is true that God is always willing to forgive us our sins if we confess and have contrite heart. He loves us so much that even I sin doesnt stop God from loving us, He loves us inspite of our sins. I pray for all to seek God now while there is still time, to confess your sins and be restored to the place God wants you to be at! Never give up!

August 2, 2022