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The Greatest Commandment

  • One of them, a lawyer, asked him a question, testing him. 'Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the law?' Jesus said to him, 'You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the first and great commandment. A second likewise is this, You shall love your neighbor as yourself. The whole law and the prophets depend on these two commandments.' Matthew 22:35 WEB

    Many people that I talk with daily, or invite to a Church service, will not come because something is wrong in their life. They want to get everything perfect, and then come to Church. Of course decades pass by and the devil sees to it that things will never be right in their life. It usually gets worse.

    The truth is, you will never make yourself good enough for God. That is the reason He sent His son Jesus to make a way for us. Now His door is wide open and He says 'Come just as you are and I will help you.' He took away the obstacles and the excuses.

    There are said to be 613 commandments in the Bible, but when Jesus was asked about the greatest commandments, He replied with only two: 'Love God' and 'Love your neighbor.' If you fully obeyed these two commandments, you would not have to worry about the others. It would eliminate stealing, adultery, murder, idols and so much more. Obeying just these two commandments would completely change the world that we live in.

    Let us stop being stalled on commandment 572 and just focus on getting the first two right! Sometimes we get so sidetracked that we miss the simplicity of the Gospel, the Good News. Come to God now, just as you are, and if He has a problem with you, His Holy Spirit will convict you one thing at a time. Even then, you will have the grace to change and move on. Love God, love your neighbor.

    Prayer: Father, fill me with Your love for others. Let me see them through Your eyes. You made each of us, and You don't make mistakes. I love You, please love through me, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

    Note: Good morning! The highlighted group of the week is FAAD (Fight Against Anxiety & Depression). The FAAD group has been such a blessing to the many people who suffer from these conditions. They offer prayer, encouragement, helpful tips from those who have been through it, teachings and amazing testimonies, as well as a wonderful weekly chat. Please do check it out if you suffer from depression or anxiety, or if you can help support this group! The FAAD weekly topic is "The Forces of Fear". Please do check out the Discussion on the group page and the Thursday chat if this is an area is a battle for you.

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Mark Duell
Mark Duell Amen.
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Deleted Member Amen, God is so good.
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer Amen. 
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Deleted Member Amen, God is so good.
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Deleted Member Amen, Brian, that is so true, so simple, but so difficult to believe that Jesus wants us to come as we are and whatever needs straightening out in our lives, He will show us, give us wisdom and guide us in all things. 
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles Amen! The nail has been hit! I want this love in my heart! I pray for this kind of love to be in me everyday. I agree with you Dion that the world would be so much better if we could just focus the 2 commandments and not 572! Thank you for nailing it today :) Blessings Pastor's Prayer: Father, fill me with Your love for others. Let me see them through Your eyes. You made each of us, and You don't make mistakes. I love You, please love through me, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.
January 20, 2016
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Deleted Member Amen, Love God and Love Your Neighbors and all the rest will fall into place as we give it to Jesus. He loves us just that much that He will help us and see us through anything that we face. God is so amazing.
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Deng Tembreza
Deng Tembreza and then PEACE, LOVE, hope, and FAITH will all be with us, in our heart and soul. Then we will have a wonderful and peaceful world to live in then.  Peace and love of Christ be with us all all
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Mike OBryan
Mike OBryan Good Morning!!!!!!!!! Such a powerfull reading, full of Truth!!For some time I was attempting to re-hook into His Mighty work on Me!! In saying that I was in His hands growing changing! Certinly allowing Sin in, does can quech His work on Us!! For Me-I struggled and fell. Truely My condition Of My heart, seriousness was key!! Yes perhaps some thing too be learned!! I know where My help, everything comes from when I seek in Faith, from a surrendered open heart-Spirit!! Certinly a huge Key is reconsidereing where this power change difference is coming from and give credit do!! To often We take the credit- unhumbled Spirit! To want more , keep it going keep doing the next right thing!! Its very Healthy edifying to Him too come here and share this! I love this sight! I regret it took Me so long to truely come here Love it and yes expect great things! God is great all the time, we jes need to tape into Him!! Me!!!!!!!!  
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Deleted Member Amen, we truly just need to tap into The Real Souce, Jesus and He will make all things they way He wants to for us. He will see us through the storms and He will never leave us or forsake us. He loves us so much that He only wants good things for His children. God bless you.
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LaTesha Alexander
LaTesha Alexander Amen!!!! So amazing:)
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Deleted Member Amen, God is so good.
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Deleted Member Amen, Jesus truly wants us to come as we are and anything that needs to be taken care of He will guide us and show us what we need to do. He loves us so much.
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady Amen! 
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Deleted Member Amen, God is so amazing and He loves us so much. 
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Karen Pasquinelli
Karen Pasquinelli Amen!!!  So very simple, just two commandments and the rest fall into place.  Where I live neighbors don't talk to each other, we just say "Hello" if we cross paths.  At Christmas however, the office had a get together and I got to meet some of the people, we all talked and it was so nice to get to know some of them.  This is another reason I wish to go back to California, people there are friendly and very sociable.  Here, in Las Vegas they are not.  I am not the only one who sees it either.
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Deleted Member Praying that you will be able to move back to California and that you will be blessed with the most amazing and sweetest friends ever, while you are in Las Vegas and that you will be blessed while you are there and that things will work out for your good. Love and Prayers.
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Karen Pasquinelli
Karen Pasquinelli :) Thank you very much Tamara :)
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt I love how simple God makes things. He just wants me to obey.
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Deleted Member Amen, isn't it awesome, that God really makes it so simple, just to obey. Awesome.
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Deleted Member Amen, may we realize that none of us are perfect and that only when we give it all to Jesus can He work all things out for us, only by His Mercy and Grace. Give it all to Him and He will handle it for you. Thank you for this message and prayer. Love y'all.
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Christina Ocasio
Christina Ocasio Amen ♡ 
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Deleted Member Amen, God loves us so and He only wants what is best for His children. God bless you. Love and Prayers.
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield I agree--the world would be perfect if everyone simply followed those two commandments! How can such a simple task be so hard to do?
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Dorene Glaze
Dorene Glaze Amen
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Dana Rozell
Dana Rozell Amen!!!
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Lissy Verghese
Lissy Verghese Thank you dear Pastor, for the great message!
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Michelle Toney
Michelle Toney I used to think the same thing...i used to put "CHURCH PEOPLE " on a pedestal thinkin they have it all together an i would never if in..they would look down on me for being sooo. ..such a low life...Thank God. ..somebody came along an showed me different !  To this day CHURCH PEOPLE still intimadate me..a lil...then i realize THEY are the ones that need to be down here with me an get to KNOW the REAL Jesus. ..not the one they invented to suit THEIR needs....
January 20, 2016
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus Amen! I love this prayer. Rid me of my self I belong to you in Jesus name Amen!
January 20, 2016
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Diane Symborski✝
Diane Symborski✝ I posted the eye with the cross in the center of it. I told my story about what the eye with the cross means to me. Today at the end of our devotion. When we say the prayer to our Father was written "Let me see them through Your eyes." Pastor Dion. it made me think about the Father and the picture of the eye I posted and all the Father does for me. Thank you it made me stop and talk to my Father. I just want my life back and to be the old loving happy person who just loved being around people. I've been in my room a lot for almost four year. I am not in my bedroom whe i'm having good days. I just want to get in my car and go to visit a friend maybe get my hair cut and many things that i've stopped doing to get well again. I pray 2016 is my year to see threw his eye what he wants me to see with my eyes. I pray in Jesus, Name. Amen. <3 Thank You, Pastor Dion for all your daily devotions. :-)
January 20, 2016
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams Amen.  Praise God!  Thank you!  Lord, please love through me.
January 21, 2016
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Myrna Gonzalez
Myrna Gonzalez Amen,Help me to love those that hurt n offend me.In Yahshua's name i pray.
January 22, 2016
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Rosemary Marsh
Rosemary Marsh Amen.
January 22, 2016