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The Mercedes

  • Behold, I will do a new thing. It springs out now. Don't you know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert. Isaiah 43:19 WEB.

    A wealthy friend of mine once picked up his daughter's car to take it in for an oil change while she was at work. After He had been gone for a long time, she became anxious and worried about them both. But she was happy when her dad returned late that afternoon, driving the new Mercedes he had bought her.

    Her new car was much better than her old one, and her anxiety during the interim was all for nothing. While she was busy worrying, her dad was busy upgrading her car.

    Change makes us uncomfortable, and we often resist it, but to make way for the new, the old must go away. If you want a better car or job, the old one usually has to go first. We like to know what is going on and for the swap to happen all at once. We prefer to trade our car for another one on the same day, not give up the old one and then wait. We like to plan our next job before we leave the last one. Yet, God often brings change differently.

    In my experience, God will clear out the old first, then bring in the new afterward. This transition can be scary for us because of a gap of uncertainty. It will test your trust and character while you live through it, but it will all make sense once done. Later, you will see that it could not have been planned any better when you look back on it.

    When faced with unemployment, I have often wondered, "Well, what will I do now?" But He always managed to take care of me, and eventually, the next door would open. So cheer up. What you have lost is not gone. Think of it as being upgraded by your Father. Be thankful He is taking care of it for you.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, thank You so much for remembering me today. I need You more than ever. Please straighten out my thinking, speak to and through me, and put me where I need to be. 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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Kevin J. Eck
Kevin J. Eck Always listening for your Jesus, Amen!
November 19, 2022
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Cristy Herzberg
Cristy Herzberg This is so true. Thank you so much for always being in my needs. Yes change can be scary but I always trust God
November 19, 2022
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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Heavenly Father, thank You so much for remembering me today. I need You more than ever. Please straighten out my thinking, speak to and through me, and put me where I need to be. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen! ❤️
November 19, 2022
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Deb Farris
Deb Farris I love this! Thank you and Amen!
November 19, 2022
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen 

November 19, 2022
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Bella Colliander
Bella Collianderedited: November 19, 2022

Thank you Father for being with me through all I will face. Amen.

November 19, 2022
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

AMEN.  Heavenly Father, Thank You for taking care of all my needs. I could not do this without You.  AMEN

November 19, 2022
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David  Earlywine
David Earlywine

Amen 

November 19, 2022
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Dana Rozell
Dana Rozell

Yes Amen.

November 19, 2022
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen,  thank you Jesus. 

November 19, 2022
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Daryl Page
Daryl Page

LORD THANK YOU FOR NOT JUST SHOWING THE WAY BUT THAT YOU ARE THE WAY. LORD HELP ME TO PICK UP MY CROSS DAILY. HELP ME LORD TO INCREASE MY FAITH BY DOING SO. FATHER GIVE ME THE TYPE OF FAITH WHERE I/WE CAN WALK THROUGH THE NEXT DOOR WITHOUT THE PREVERBAL T IN THE ROAD. WHERE ONE MUST STOP AND WAIT FOR BOTH DOORS TO ACT AS YOU COMAND. BUT RATHER TO USE THAT INCREASED FAITH SO I CAN WALK THROUGH THE NEXT DOOR/CHAPTER OF MY LIFE WITHOUT THE DOOR FULLY CLOSING BEHIND ME. YES LORD LET ME NOT BE ANXIOUS AS THAT WILL INTERFERE WITH THE FAITH NEEDED TO GO FORTH. THANK YOU LORD FOR WHAT YOUR ABOUT TO DO IN MY/OIR LIVES. I ASK THIS IN YOUR PRECIOUS NAME LORD JESUS. 

BLESSINGS ONE LOVE PD 

November 19, 2022
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David Fabillaran
David Fabillaran

Amen Lord Jesus!

November 19, 2022
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

November 19, 2022
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Mark Williams
Mark Williams

Heavenly Father, thank You so much for remembering me today. I need You more than ever. Please straighten out my thinking, speak to and through me, and put me where I need to be. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

November 19, 2022
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone 

November 19, 2022
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Thank you Father for always being there for me and for always meeting our needs 

November 19, 2022
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

Going through this season now. Thank you for the insightful encouragement, Pastor Dion. Lord, please straighten out my thinking, guide my decisions, and put me where I need to be. Thank you. In Jesus' name, Amen

November 19, 2022
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Maria Melendez
Maria Melendez

Asi sea ,Amen !

November 19, 2022
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

Thank You Father for Your upgrades and for being with me in the interim!

November 19, 2022
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes, amen Lord. 

November 19, 2022
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen 

November 19, 2022
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

November 19, 2022
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen! 

November 19, 2022
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Amen 

November 19, 2022
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

In Lord Christ Yeshua's name I pray this, Amen. 

November 19, 2022
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David Krull
David Krull

Amen Lord. 

November 21, 2022