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The Servant

  • Let it happen, that the young lady to whom I will say, 'Please let down your pitcher, that I may drink,' then she says, 'Drink, and I will also give your camels a drink,''let her be the one you have appointed for your servant Isaac. By this I will know that you have shown kindness to my master. Before he had finished speaking, behold, Rebekah came out Gen 24:14 WEB

    He was a servant of Abraham on a quest for his master, and was not even named, but merely called 'The servant.' In Genesis 24, this servant traveled to Nahor to find a wife for Isaac. He stopped at a well just outside the city with his ten camels and prayed for success. He asked the Lord for a sign: That the right girl would come by, and offer to draw water for his ten camels, which could drink up to twenty gallons each (200 gallons of water).Before he had finished speaking, Rebekah came out with her water jar on her shoulder and did just as he had asked.

    I find it comforting that the Lord heard the prayer of the servant. Abraham is the 'Chosen One' in this story. Yet, the Lord answered this servant's prayer, to the letter, while he was still praying it.

    When I first began attending church and learning about Jesus, I felt that I was insignificant. The pastor and the elders were on the inner circle and always had a word from the Lord, while I must have been on the outer ring. I believed that God knew 'about me' but I was unsure that He actually knew me by name.

    Then He began showing up in my work place and people began to get saved around me. He would show up in smoky bars where I was playing music and give me scriptures and words of knowledge for people. Yea I know, it was hard for me to believe as well. As my church row filled with new visitors, the pastor and elders began asking me what I had heard from the Lord during the week.

    The world always has a class system that ranks people according to status or position. When Jesus came to earth, He ignored all of that and began to eat with the sinners, the tax collectors, and the servants. The 'King of All Kings' had friends in low places.

    Never think that you are insignificant or that the Lord does not hear you because you are not the 'Chosen One', for He hears the servants as well. Continue on taking it one day at a time and include Him in your life. You don't need to understand it all yet. Just let your relationship with Him grow over time. In His eyes, we are all His children and if He has done it for someone else, He will do it for you.

    Prayer: Father, I thank You for all that You have done for me. Help my faith grow and lead me into spiritual adventures. Speak to me and through me Lord, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

    Note: Blessed Good Friday to all!

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Rachael Burke
Rachael Burke Amen,Lord make me your servant. Happy Easter pastor Todd and family and to every one here. May the spirit of Easter fill our hearts today and always, and may we have reason to thank Christ for dying in the cross for us. Happy good Friday y'all
March 25, 2016
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt Amen, You also have a wonderful celebration Easter.
March 25, 2016
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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles Amen! WE are all loved by God and I amso greatful for that knowledge! Thank you Pastor, you always have a great ear for wht the Lord is saying to you ;) Thanks for passing it along! Pastor's Prayer: Father, I thank You for all that You have done for me. Help my faith grow and lead me into spiritual adventures. Speak to me and through me Lord, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.
March 25, 2016
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt Amen.
March 25, 2016
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson God knows each and everyone of us for he made us in that special secret place and we are his loving children.  Thank you God for the love you show me and shower me with everyday!  Love You Forever through Infinity!  Amen!!
March 25, 2016
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt Amen.
March 25, 2016
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Penelope Rhome
Penelope Rhome thank you God for giving me another day amen
March 25, 2016
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt I thank God to for another day to serve Him.
March 25, 2016
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Mike OBryan
Mike OBryan Hum He is the Almighty any way youi slice it!!!!!!!!!!!!!  
March 25, 2016
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt Amen.
March 25, 2016
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Joey Smith
Joey Smith Amen, Thank you Pastor Dion for sharing this inspirational message from our Lord and Saviour, a message I really needed to hear today. Yes use me Lord, Happy Easter and have a safe and blessed weekend.
March 25, 2016
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt Me too, Amen.
March 25, 2016
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt I love this devotion, pastor Dion. Thank you for sharing your heart with us.  I to believe that God wants a servents heart, and if He gets that, He will do things behond what we even emagined.  I pray that my relationship with Jesus, as a servent will glorify Him.
March 25, 2016
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Christina Ocasio
Christina Ocasio Amen! ..and a blessed Good Friday to all.
March 25, 2016
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Carol Policastro
Carol Policastro AMEN - Blessed Good Friday to all of you.
March 25, 2016
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady Amen! We don't know how all the ways that God uses us everyday. Sometimes we find out later that one word we said or one small thing we did made a huge difference to someone. He does indeed work in mysterious ways!
March 25, 2016
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Heide Garner
Heide Garner well rember first starting going church that  I was hoping make friends with people in twentyies my age hang out but instead made  friends with mentor who understood at home took care my neces and kept house very litle socal life well time went on got courage love others yes want more  tsking else child took night night clas can,t say I graduated from college but felt not so depressed anymore waiting for sunday or thurseday roll around when  practed for praise team on thurseday  so look beyond your cicstnce find love that help as took care my necie so thrilled being mother to child ask to be mother to happy friday every one .
March 25, 2016
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Deborah Alexander
Deborah Alexander Amen Yes Lord help me grow in my walk with you daily, In Jesus Name I Pray
March 25, 2016
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield I can really relate to today's devotional--many times at bible study, I dread speaking aloud because I don't feel qualified to give responses.And i certainly don't have Scripture memorized as i should. Your words today gave me encouragement that I needed!
March 25, 2016
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Karen Pasquinelli
Karen Pasquinelliedited: March 25, 2016 AMEN!!!  BLESSED GOOD FRIDAY to you and Sylvia and everyone on RHM
March 25, 2016
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Tyler Velau
Tyler Velau Hoping that everyone has a fantastic Good Friday today and a blessed Easter Weekend. 
March 25, 2016
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann Amen!
March 25, 2016
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus Amen!
March 25, 2016
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Paula Brummett
Paula Brummett I have lost a lot of faith cause it seems like he doesn't listen to me I'm still homeless my daughter won't talk to me. So is their any verses that will help me get my faith back besides today's devotional
March 25, 2016
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Dion!  Use me Lord!
March 26, 2016
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Rosemary Freitas
Rosemary Freitas Amen! Praise God He is so good. Thanks Pasryor Dion for all the encouraging word that you have given us. God bless and Happy Resurrection.
March 26, 2016