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When Out of Answers

  • I have said these things to you, while still living with you. But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things, and will remind you of all that I said to you.' John 14:25 WEB

    One of the most challenging and rewarding things that you will ever undertake is trying to discern and follow the Holy Spirit. He has more wisdom than planet Earth combined and is just a prayer away. The Holy Spirit is not limited to Biblical knowledge. He was there at the beginning when God created the universe as the Spirit hovering over the waters (Gen. 1:2). He will still be with the bride at the end of the Book (Rev. 22:17).

    The Holy Spirit knows 'All things' and He will share them with you if you take the time to ask. The Holy Spirit was with Moses (Num. 11:29). He spoke through the prophets (Neh. 9:30). He came mightily on David (1Sam. 16:13). Jesus was filled with the Holy Spirit (Luke 4:1). The Apostles were all filled with the Holy Spirit, multiple times (Acts 2:4, Acts 4:21) as well as many others, even gentiles (Acts 10:45).

    We are commanded to be filled with the Spirit: 'Don't be drunken with wine, in which is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit' (Ephesians 5:18).

    Yet many today do not even know that He exists, or teach others that He was only a part of church history: 'It happened that, while Apollos was at Corinth, Paul, having passed through the upper country, came to Ephesus, and found certain disciples. He said to them, 'Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?' They said to him, 'No, we haven't even heard that there is a Holy Spirit' (Acts 19:1'2).

    The Holy Spirit is alive and well today and learning to be sensitive to His guidance will forever change your life. He has given me wisdom as a carpenter, as a transmission mechanic, as a computer technician, as a programmer, as a writer. He has infinite wisdom to share about any subject that you face.

    I once had to take an eight hour exam and by the time I had made it to page three, I was completely out of answers. I stopped and silently prayed and the answer came to each question on the test. I completed it with a grade of 97 percent. The first three percent, I had tried to do on my own.

    Today if you run out of answers, pray to the Father and then listen and watch for the response. It may be an email, a commercial, a road sign, or words from a friend, but you will know when it comes. We do not have to walk alone anymore for He is with us.

    Prayer: Father fill me anew with Your Holy Spirit just as You have so many others. Share Your wisdom and knowledge with me today. Teach me new and better ways to do things. Help me see what others do not, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles So funny! My husband and I were just talking yesterday after he read your devotion, about the Holy Spirit!! He is some what new here... He has always been a christian, but not always accessing scripture via the computer, that's more me... so now he likes me to read the devotions to him some days :) Anyway he was just asking if you talk much about the Holy Spirit. I believe God must have been listening to that conversation since the very next day you have an entire devotion about it!! God is good, and he makes me laugh at how spot on his messages can be through you ;) Thanks for always sharing God's good word.  Pastor's Prayer: Father fill me anew with Your Holy Spirit just as You have so many others. Share Your wisdom and knowledge with me today. Teach me new and better ways to do things. Help me see what others do not, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray. Amen!!
December 21, 2015
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Deleted Member Amen and Amen.
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson Amen!  
December 21, 2015
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Penelope Rhome
Penelope Rhome amen
December 21, 2015
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Joey Smith
Joey Smith Amen, thank you Pastor Dion for the word from the Lord.
December 21, 2015
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Gail Sellu
Gail Sellu Amen, thank you for your many blessings,  to many to count and name.  I love you Lord. Knowing and having a relationship with you is the best gift ever! Thank you for loving me,  in your son Jesus name I pray!
December 21, 2015
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Beatrice &quot;Raye&quot; Huth
Beatrice "Raye" Huth Thank you Pastor Dion for this beautiful message; how many times I've prayed and not been open/available for the response. For me there is a quiet space of listening and if I take that time; my choices are clear. Many blessings to you and yours!
December 21, 2015
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Diane Casey
Diane Casey Thank you for that enlighten word. The bible also refer to the Holy Spirit as a helper, and lately I have been seeking him for help when I'm faced with something.  Thank you and blessings to you and family!
December 21, 2015
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Linda Cella
Linda Cella Amen. Thank You Pastor Dion. 
December 21, 2015
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady Amen !  
December 21, 2015
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Conchita Bowman
Conchita Bowman Another wonderful message!!!  God's blessing to you and Sylvia!  MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY!!
December 21, 2015
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Christina Ocasio
Christina Ocasio Thank you Father God for this word and conformation of the words you put in my heart to share with others. Holy spirit be mighty in me that I would always be receptive to you and aware. Thank you Lord for your love, mercy, and grace each day. ♡
December 21, 2015
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Deleted Member Amen and Praise The Lord.
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield Many mysteries of the Bible are revealed through the Holy Spirit.I praise and thank our Lord for sending His mighty Helper!
December 21, 2015
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Deleted Member Amen
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Rachael Burke
Rachael Burke Amen 
December 21, 2015
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Rosemary Marsh
Rosemary Marsh Amen Amen.Yes Father I need you to give me wisdom and knowledge in what you want me to do.In how to work out the situation I am in.Let your ill be done,and let me hear you speaking to me clearly,or show me the way I should go.For your ways are higher than ours.Nothing is hid from your eyes. In the name of Jesus I pray. Thank you Pastor,amazing how God leads you,to help and lead us.Praise God for his timing is perfect.
December 21, 2015
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus Amen! Please JESUS help me to always hear and see all that the HOLY SPIRIT has to show me or tell me. Thank you JESUS!             I love you JESUS!
December 21, 2015
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Deborah Alexander
Deborah Alexander Thank you for the on time Prayer Pastor Todd, may god continue to Bless & Use you for His service
December 21, 2015
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Michelle Toney
Michelle Toney Loved this...:-) . I love ushering in the Holy Spirit...an sometimes HE just falls on me outa nowhere.... i love wen that happens...:-) 
December 21, 2015
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Joann Williams-Dixon
Joann Williams-Dixon Developing my personal relationship with the Holy Spirit has been a compelling--and rewarding experience to which I have devoted serious time and effort for the last ten years. Although I knew God from childhood, and prayed to Him in faith, I received Salvation attending church having been a serious member, and worker during my adulthood years. At age 32 I "met" JESUS!  In these final years of life I earnestly seek the gifts of the Spirit, and spend much time in Bible Study, reading and prayer.  For me, God is New, every morning, I begin my day asking, "Here Am I, Lord, Send Me." and proceed to 'WAIT UPON THE LORD."    What an incredible, marvelous, exciting, rewarding, fulfilling life God has provided for us! Praise the LORD!!!
December 21, 2015
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann Thank you pastor Todd it is a very good thing to be reminded of I know in my own spirit journey that the Holy Spirit gave me an ability to remember what I was reading from my bible and then helped me to understand it in a way just for my slow thinking lol Thanx again for another great devotional sincerely Scott R.
December 21, 2015
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Deleted Member Thank you so much for sharing this devotional and prayer, it so touched my heart. 
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams Amen.  Praise God!  Thank you!  Lord fill mu up again Today!
December 22, 2015
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Iris Parlin
Iris Parlin Yes Lord please fill me today and everyday to make it through with the holly spirit.
December 22, 2015
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Karen Pasquinelli
Karen Pasquinelli Lord I want more of the Holy Spirit...Amen!
December 22, 2015
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Lissy Verghese
Lissy Verghese Thank you dear Pastor, for the great message!
December 22, 2015