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The Game Changer

  • But when the kindness of God our Savior and his love toward mankind appeared, not by works of righteousness which we did ourselves, but according to his mercy, he saved us through the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit, whom he poured out on us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior; that being justified by his grace, we might be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life. Titus 3:4-7 WEB.

    When I was about twenty years old, I was playing music at a party one night. When suddenly, the Holy Spirit came on me with such a loving presence. What happened next was a bit strange. I had a third-person vision of myself where He let me see my life through His eyes in an instant. Then He whispered, "Do you want this, or what I have for you?"

    It instantly changed my view on life, my desires, and my plans. I didn't really know Him, but I suddenly wanted to. At the end of the set, I placed my bass in the case, said goodbye to the band, went home and into the bedroom, and made things right with God that night. He lit a fire within me.

    The next morning, I got up and went to church. Soon I was baptized, and all my friends scattered like roaches when a light was turned on. I started Bible college, got my degree, and He began preparing me for the ministry we do today. That was certainly not my game plan at the time.

    I grew up very legalistic and viewed God as a mean super-being waiting for me to make a mistake. After a while, I learned that I wasn't very good at keeping rules. And by now, He was probably really angry at me. So I avoided Him and the places I thought He might be.

    That night the loving-kindness of the Lord chased me down. He came to where I was, and I have never viewed God the same again. He will find you wherever you are. No one had to preach to me, for He drew me like a magnet and gave me hope and a future. God is not mad nor mean. Even when we ignore Him and go our own way, He loves us more than we can comprehend.

    Wherever you stand with God today, know that He is pursuing you. He wants a deeper relationship with you, and He will never give up the pursuit. You can try to avoid Him, but He will come to where you are. He is the game-changer.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, please send Your Holy Spirit into my life and change things as you see fit. I know that You have the best plans for me, and I surrender to You today. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

    Note: For those following the Creation Photography weekly challenges, group leader, Dianna Wyles: Luke 6:38 "Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.' ~ Our next fun-filled theme will be 'Giving Back' and is wide open for creative interpretation as always. You are also encouraged to post anything else that inspires you as well. How do you give back? Or maybe you see others paying it forward and want to capture grace in action. Maybe you just love nature's beauty and want to share that love with others! Sky's the limit! Have a terrific week y'all, God bless! Here is the link: Creation Photographers


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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Heavenly Father, please send Your Holy Spirit into my life and change things as you see fit. I know that You have the best plans for me, and I surrender to You today. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen! ❤️
March 28, 2023
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes Lord, amen. 

March 28, 2023
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen 

March 28, 2023
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

March 28, 2023
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Candy Laventure
Candy Laventure

Amen!

March 28, 2023
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen

March 28, 2023
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker

AMEN. Dear Lord. Amen

March 28, 2023
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone 

March 28, 2023
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

I surrender to You today. May Your will be done in my life. Amen!

March 28, 2023
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

In Lord Yeshua's name I pray this, Amen. I submit to You Holy Spirit. 

March 28, 2023
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Dana Rozell
Dana Rozell

In Jesus Name Amen.

March 28, 2023
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen your will be done 

March 28, 2023
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

May I be obedient to Your will, Lord. Thank you. Amen

March 28, 2023
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Change me Lord as You see fit. Please send The Holy Spirit to make me a better person for Your Name Sake.  I need You everyday minute of everyday. Thank You Jesus,  Amen 

March 28, 2023
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!!

March 28, 2023
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardle

"All to Jesus I surrender . . ." Amen and Amen! (h5)

March 28, 2023
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen! 

March 29, 2023
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David Fabillaran
David Fabillaran

Amen Lord Jesus!

March 30, 2023