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The Burning Heart

  • They said to each other, Did not our hearts burn within us while He talked to us on the road, while He opened to us the Scriptures? Luke 24:32 ESV

    The amplifier made a buzz as I unplugged my guitar and placed it in the case. Thirty minutes earlier I had been enjoying the party along with everyone else. I said goodbye to everyone, went home and into a room alone, shut the door, laid on the carpet and repented of everything that I could remember, and it was a lot.

    No one had to preach to me or tell me to change my ways. I had a burning inside me to know the Lord that I cannot explain. My whole life changed. All the old desires that I had were replaced with new ones. I understood what Paul meant when he said he counted all of his accomplishments as dung.

    If you want to bring someone to the Lord, be nice. Do not point out their faults as they are irrelevant. When they come to Jesus, all these will fall away so quickly you will wonder what happened. When God causes their heart to burn within them nothing else will matter, and nothing will hold them back.

    Prayer: Father, please light the fire within me. Cause my heart to burn for You and make Your plan for my life, perfectly clear, in the name of Jesus.

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Jim Jarrell
Jim Jarrell Now this is the truth! When God calls someone into His Kingdom and they say yes, there will be great change!  
February 20, 2016
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Deleted Member Amen and Amen.
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Penelope Rhome
Penelope Rhome amen
February 20, 2016
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Linda Cella
Linda Cella Amen 
February 20, 2016
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann Amen
February 20, 2016
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles Amen! So needed today... thank you <3 Pastor's Prayer: Father, please light the fire within me. Cause my heart to burn for You and make Your plan for my life, perfectly clear, in the name of Jesus.
February 20, 2016
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Eric Rodriguez
Eric Rodriguez Beautiful...........    A  M  E  N        
February 20, 2016
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Lorna Smetak
Lorna Smetak So true. Amen.  
February 20, 2016
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Jeffrey Smith
Jeffrey Smith Praise God,  that is the truth!  Amen.
February 20, 2016
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Gail Sellu
Gail Sellu Amen, Lord as my relationship with you grows, I thank you for your  love for me in your son Jesus" name! Thank you for never leaving me, for saving me so many times from myself. I love you Lord,  the more I study and read your word, I feel your presence in my life.  Hallelujah, thank you Lord,  in Jesus name!
February 20, 2016
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Deleted Member Amen and Praise The Lord. 
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady Amen! Only God can change the condition of or hearts and souls!
February 20, 2016
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Deleted Member Amen
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Rosemary Freitas
Rosemary Freitas Amen! Thank you Jesus. 
February 20, 2016
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Diane Casey
Diane Caseyedited: February 20, 2016 Amen for that word, I am going to ask the Lord to let my children  heart burn for salvation, they were raised in the church and now have no interest. Only one out of four is in church.  Thank you! May god continue to bless you and yours.
February 20, 2016
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Karen Pasquinelli
Karen Pasquinelliedited: February 20, 2016 I have two children Diane and both had strayed from God.  I kept praying for years and today they walk with God again, stronger than before....PRAISE JESUS.  Now I pray my husbands heart will burn for salvation.
February 20, 2016
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Deborah Alexander
Deborah Alexander TYL for the messager Pastor Todd & for the message, I need a clear word from you Lord
February 20, 2016
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt AMEN! God does the work. He changes hearts. Praise God for the resurrection power.
February 20, 2016
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Karen Pasquinelli
Karen Pasquinelli Amen!! Thank you for sharing. 
February 20, 2016
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Deleted Member Praise The Lord for this message, I pray that my fire will be lit to light up for Jesus more than ever, so that I may help lead someone to Jesus. 
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Christina Ocasio
Christina Ocasio Amen ♡ 
February 20, 2016
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Debbie Bible
Debbie Bible I relate well to this. As a child I was forced to go to church and I hated it and turned from everything Godly. When I eventually opened my heart and mind and found my way back to Jesus, it was because I CHOSE the way, truth, and light. Now I pray that my 25 yr old daughter will choose Jesus. I did not bring her up in church because I didn't go to church. God has forgiven me for that, but oh what harm I did her. Now I try to live as Christ-like as possible so as to be a good example of Christianity for everyone who knows me.
February 20, 2016
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler Sounds like LOVE the way Christ deals with us...I too knew mine while conviction was pressing down on me.  When I think the whole process from hunger, awareness & then   I awoke!  Singing, dancing, traveling to anything talking about Jesus.  Courtship Days!
February 20, 2016
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus Amen!
February 20, 2016
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Dion!  Save Lord Jesus!
February 21, 2016
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Mark Duell
Mark Duelledited: February 21, 2016 Amen. It's amazing how we see ourselves in the past and right up to the present in the light of God. I see myself and my past as "dung" and not worthy of His love. And if it wasn't for His Word telling me He see's me differently, I would feel hopeless. Thank you Father for your unconditional love and forgiveness through the biood of Christ.
February 21, 2016
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walker Amen! 
February 21, 2016
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Kimberly Dublin
Kimberly Dublin Amen.  Burn in me Lord.  
February 21, 2016