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The Last Minute

  • He waited seven days, the time appointed by Samuel. But Samuel did not come to Gilgal, and the people were scattering from him. So Saul said, 'Bring the burnt offering here to me, and the peace offerings.' And he offered the burnt offering. As soon as he had finished offering the burnt offering, behold, Samuel came. 1 Samuel 13:8 ESV

    Samuel had told Saul to meet him at Gilgal and that he would make an offering and tell Saul what he must do in the coming battle. Saul waited the seven days but when his army started to scatter, he panicked and made the offering himself. Of course, as soon as Saul finished his offering Samuel showed up.

    When the deadline starts approaching we often start sweating, panicking, what are we going to do? Where is God? They say God is never late but He also is not early. He arrives right on time. We are the ones that start to waver, and it is usually right before God shows up.

    Do not give up yet. God's help and provision for you is closer than ever. Often we find that when we reach the end of our rope, that God is there to catch us. To us, it seems like the very last minute.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, I pray that You help me to hang on, draw me to You and give me a clear vision. Change my heart and cause me to trust in You, in the name of Jesus I pray.

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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles I don't even know why it amazes me any more when you speak of things I am currently struggling with... God has good timing! I think this message was just for me and Leslie! We have been chatting and encouraging each other about our job hunt. Although I stand strong in faith, it can waiver some times! I know God will bless us both in his perfect timing...it's the waiting that seems to invite Satan to invade my dreams and feed me doubt! I am not giving in just yet! I rebuke Satan's lie of fear and doubt! I know my Father in heaven is for me and wants good things to come our way! Thank you pastor for being such a faithful servant to our Father! Pastor's Prayer: Heavenly Father, I pray that You help me to hang on, draw me to You and give me a clear vision. Change my heart and cause me to trust in You, in the name of Jesus I pray.
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt I pray this to, Dianne.
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Carol Policastro
Carol Policastro Spot on Dianna, especially that the waiting seems to invite satan to invade our thoughts and bring doubt.  I believe together we all rebuke satan and his lies in the coming year.  Welcome 2016 and Emanuel - God with us!!!
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wylesedited: December 29, 2015 Amen Carol and Twila!
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann I pray God will end my daughters struggle with drugs so she may return to her family. She is my prodigal child. God please help. Amen. 
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Ann Burks
Ann Burks I will be praying for your daughter.  My brother was on drugs for years.  He gave his life over to God a few years ago. God can do the same for her. 
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt Praying that your daughter will let God deliver her from these drugs.
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Carol Policastro
Carol Policastro I have a prodigal myself Mari, and recently I have seen things happen.  Not the way I wanted, but according to God's plan.  My prayers are going out to you and your daughter, and know that we are never alone.  He is with us through the good and bad times.  The tears you are crying are not unnoticed.  God bless you and your daughter!
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Deleted Member Precious Jesus, I lift Mari up to You, I pray for a divine touch, move upon this situation and let Mari see the need for You more than ever, let Mari's desire be to draw closer to You. I pray for healing in Mari's life in every way. In Jesus Name I pray and believe for great miracles and many many blessings to Mari and Carol and family in Jesus Name. Amen.
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Karen Pasquinelli
Karen Pasquinelli Never give up praying Mari, it will happen.  My son was an addict now he walks with Jesus.  Years ago he even spent 2 years in prison because of the drugs.  I prayed and prayed and finally one day he told me he was going to church and walking with Jesus.  He even goes out with a group of men from his church and preaches the word to the lowly.  He has come a long way and I am so proud of him.  Never give up hope.  I also have a daughter that was not an addict but needed God, she had strayed away.  I prayed for her and years ago she also started going back to church and walks with God daily like my son.  I am so proud of her also and I praise God for bringing them both back to him.
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Deleted Member God is so good, He is amazing, He never lets us down, even in our storms, He is right there. He will bring us out of the storms onto dry ground in we put our trust and faith in Him and even when it seems like its not happening when and how we think it should happen, hold on to Jesus tighter and stronger than ever before, don't ever give up on them or anything you have need of, Jesus will be on time. 
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Karen Pasquinelli
Karen Pasquinelli Amen!!! Tamara you are so right. 
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello Lifted you,your daughter and grandchildren up to God in prayer. Trust Him to reach your daughter's heart and free her from the bondage of drugs and any other bondage of sin she is under. I was a wayward child unto my parents myself and did drugs,abused alcohol and a list of other sins. God delivered me from drugs and alcohol. He's also still in the process of healing the problems and pain inside that I was trying to numb,forget or drown away. God opened my eyes to see the error of my ways and helped me realize what truly is important in this life. Mari, I trust God that He will do the same for your daughter too. Amen.
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Deleted Member Amen And Amen, God is a miracle working God and He is always there with us through all things and He can and will deliver us if we put our faith and trust in Him and hold on tighter and stronger, knowing and believing that what seems impossible to us in the human eyes, with all things God can make anything POSSIBLE. 
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Deleted Member Prayers going up daily for your daughter. I pray for a divine intervention in her life and that she will no longer have a desire for drugs and that satan will have to leave her alone and that she will not ever have this struggle again. I claim healing and deliverance in Jesus Name. Amen.
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Gail Sellu
Gail Sellu Lord,  I know you are an on time God,  who is never early or late. I trust in your time you will heal my body of this pneumonia I have had for almost a month. I am now on my 4th antibiotic and my last. Thank you Lord for loving and blessing me,  in Jesus name I pray! Lord I also thank you  blessing my husband with s job! 
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Necie Mc
Necie Mc Thank you heavenly Father for blessing Gail's husband with a job. I pray that You will provide Gail with a supernatural healing. In your Precious son Jesus name I pray. Amen
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Deleted Member Amen, I come in agreement with you, Necie for a supernatural healing of Gail's body and I too Praise The Lord for giving her husband a job. God is good all the time and all the time God is good. Praise The Lord.
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Linda Cella
Linda Cella I will Pray for you, Gail.  
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Deleted Member Amen, praying for healing in The Name of Jesus. 
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt I will be praying for your health.
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Deleted Member Amen, praying for divine healing in The Name of Jesus.
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello Prayed for you Gail and praise Father God for blessing your husband with a job, Amen!
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Deleted Member Amen.
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Deleted Member Precious Jesus, I pray healing over Gail right now IN Jesus Name, I pray for a divine touch to her body, that this pneumonia will be gone, never to return, heal her from the crown of her head to the soles of her feet, inside and out. I Praise even now for healing. Let this leave her body now in Jesus Name. I thank You Jesus for allowing Gail's husband to be blessed with a job, You are so good to us Jesus and we Praise You with all of our heart. I am so happy for your husband and I will be praying for your healing and that you will feel completely healed in The Precious Name of Jesus. Amen.
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Deborah Alexander
Deborah Alexander Amen, Thank you Pastor Todd for your message that God is always Right on Time
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Penelope Rhome
Penelope Rhome thank you Lord amen
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Iris Parlin
Iris Parlin Great message today Pastor! Amen!
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Ann Burks
Ann Burks Amen!  Thank you God for always being on time. 
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Deleted Member Amen, He truly is an ontime God, He is never too late, He will always be on time for whatever we have need of, because He loves us so much.
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Sherry Robbins
Sherry Robbins Thanks Pastor Todd for the encouraging words! GOD is an on time GOD and sometimes we forget that, so thanks for the reminder!!!
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Linda Cella
Linda Cella Great Message. Thank you Pastor. 
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt Amen. so many times if I would have waited for God to show up, I would have lived in so much peace. I pray that I will always do Psamls 62 1-2. My soul waites on God only, from Him comes my salvation, He only is my strength my salvation, my stronghold I shall not be greatly shaken. My soul wait on God only my hope comes from Him He is my strength, my salavation and my stromnghold I shall not be shaken.
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Deleted Member Amen and Amen.
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Dana Rozell
Dana Rozell Amen!
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Molly Miller
Molly Miller On my! This is a message that is so timely!!  I am really praying for patience, and a stronger faith in God, as we travel through trying to get money to pay the mortgage a d daughters college and just living expenses. I know God provides, as He has time and time again!   I 've just got to RELAX! RHM and Guideposts have wonderful daily devotionals that I just love!
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady Amen! I am so glad that when I reach the end of my rope, He is there adding another rope to it. His love is unending and His mercy is great!
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Deleted Member Amen, beautiful said, I love that. Love and Hugs.
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Karen Pasquinelli
Karen Pasquinelli Amen!! God's perfect timing!! 
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Diane Shaffner
Diane Shaffner Amen!  Perfect for me today!
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus Amen! Please JESUS give me wisdom and strength. Thank you JESUS!
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield And Saul paid the price for his impatience, as I reacll--just as we all do when we take matters into our own hands.Thanks for reminding me that God's timetable is not the same as ours!
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann Wow Amen pastor this was again perfect for me I cant begin to tell u all the great things that have happened to us, it blows me away and Im truely humbled thank u pastor Todd,  
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Rebecca Goff
Rebecca Goff Amen. Thank you pastor  for the daily words of encouragement. And thank you lord that your encouragement is always on time. 
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Deleted Member Amen, Praise The Lord, He is never too late, He is definetely right on time. I am so thankful for His love. 
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Sherry Robbins
Sherry Robbins Yessssss!!! Me too....I am forever grateful for the love that He gives to me. Have a blessed day Tamara and thank you for the new found friendship!!!
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Deleted Member God bless you, I pray that I will be a blessing to you my precious friend. Love and Prayers and Hugs.
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams Amen.  Praise God!  Thank you!  Lord Help me to hold out until my change comes.
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Khalilah Horton- Spencer
Khalilah Horton- Spencer Amen. He is an on time God! 
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler Yes, desire to keep waiting..... Prayers have wait in them.  Looking to Him!
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler Yes, waiting, is in prayers.  Looking to Him.  And do what's next while waiting.
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Lissy Verghese
Lissy Verghese Thank you dear Pastor, for the great message!
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