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Icy Paint Buckets

  • He who is faithful in a very little is faithful also in much. He who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much. If therefore you have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches? If you have not been faithful in that which is another's, who will give you that which is your own? Luke 16:10 WEB

    It was a cold day and the wind coming in off the ocean caused the paint in our buckets to have small slivers of ice floating in them. I was a new employee at this company, and we were painting a condominium right on the oceanfront during the off season.

    I worked hard, partly to just keep warm, and the rest because I try and do everything as unto the Lord: wholeheartedly. After a while, the foreman came to me and in a hushed tone, explained that I was making the rest of the crew look bad.

    They were doing just enough to get by and it seemed a coordinated effort to stretch the job out as long as possible. As you can probably guess, within a month I was the foreman and that guy was on unemployment. In time, God gave me my own business.

    I try to work for the Lord, wherever He places me. I have pumped septic tanks, painted houses, changed transmissions, polished plumbing parts, installed servers at a data center, and written software. He would open the door, and I would step through it. If I was faithful, He promoted me, even if it meant closing that door and opening another one somewhere else.

    You can prosper wherever you are. Joseph prospered in prison. If God put you there, work hard and keep a good attitude. It will lead to promotion or something better. How you behave at work directly reflects on the God that you serve. Be faithful in what God has given you. Work hard at it. There will be a reward.

    Prayer: Father, please give me the grace to perform my best. Equip me with the skills that I need and help me make the right decisions. Open the next door for me, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.

    Note: He is risen! We pray that each of you has a very blessed and joyful Resurrection Day!

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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles Amen! Inspiring words:) Thank you and have a blessed and glorious Resurrection Day also <3   Pastor's Prayer: Father, please give me the grace to perform my best. Equip me with the skills that I need and help me make the right decisions. Open the next door for me, in the name of Jesus Christ I pray.
March 27, 2016
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt God does open doors for you, they might not be what you think but He sure will let you know.
March 27, 2016
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Sharon Leonard
Sharon Leonard Happy Easter to All Of You All...Blessed Day !  Thank You for the inspiring Word  Each Day, Dion and Silvia. Also for your prayers.  :)  <3   WAITING ON THE lORD. He's Got It.  
March 27, 2016
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Kath Paro
Kath Paro Dion~ Happy EASTER  to you and your family!  This devotional is good.  It tells me to continue to give my best to each task I am given.  God is the One in charge of the task, I just follow His instuctions!  It also tells me to be a light of Gods grace and power. Amen!
March 27, 2016
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt Amen, God does use you as a light to this world.
March 27, 2016
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Linda Cella
Linda Cella Happy Easter to you and your Family. Be Blessed. 
March 27, 2016
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer Amen Lord Jesus. 
March 27, 2016
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Penelope Rhome
Penelope Rhome Thank you Lord for this day Hallelujah I am blessed amen
March 27, 2016
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello Pastor Dion may you and Sylvia have a blessed Resurrection Day also! Praise Jehoshua our Lord,Savior and King!!!
March 27, 2016
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Mark Duell
Mark Duell I pray Lord that you will open that next door of advancement. Right now it just looks like I'm stuck. It seems the harder I work the more is expected of me while others goof off someplace else. Put the right people in the right place at the right time Lord. But only allow the will of your Father to be done. Thank you Lord for job that I do have and what it provides. I am already much more fortunate than others. You have provided all that I have needed. I pray for those that are in need Lord, that today you will provide fo them. Even if it is a nice warm shower and a meal to eat. Oh Father, please help those in need I pray, Amen.
March 27, 2016
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt Amen.  
March 27, 2016
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Deng Tembreza
Deng Tembreza Amen
March 27, 2016
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Christina Ocasio
Christina Ocasio Amen ♡. .......for my King is risen!
March 27, 2016
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt Such a good devotion, pastor Dion, I know that God has given me gifte to serve Him, but since I have had health problems He has changed the way I minister. The blessings have been wonderful. It may sound strainge but I am thankful that I have had these health issues, it has been so wonderful watching God work. He does know what is best for me, and He never waste anything.
March 27, 2016
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Marie Hall
Marie Hall Really needed to read this Thank you and God Bless each one of you all and May you have a very Blessed day !!!
March 27, 2016
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Pamela Olszewski
Pamela Olszewski Amen. I was offered a job at 15% more pay but had to turn it down because of raising my grandchildren and their schedules. I asked God to help with my finances and he sent me a promotion possibility. By turning it down I believe He wanted me to realize I can make it on what I make with a few adjustments and to be more thankful of my current job since it gives me the flexibility to make all the counseling and doctor apts for my grandkids no other job would. I thank God for that important message and for always listening to me and being there for me. 
March 27, 2016
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Yvette York
Yvette York Amen
March 27, 2016
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Joey Smith
Joey Smith AMEN
March 27, 2016
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Joseph Adams, Jr.
Joseph Adams, Jr. The Lord is faithful.
March 27, 2016
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady Amen!
March 27, 2016
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Joan Joseph
Joan Joseph Amen!
March 27, 2016
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Joseph Krell
Joseph Krell Happy Resurrection Day to all!
March 27, 2016
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Michele  Smart
Michele Smart Happy Easter to all!  I am feeling the power of the Lord in my life today as I hold on to hope.  If he can rise then I know I can make it too.
March 27, 2016
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Kathy Kingery
Kathy Kingery Amen! 
March 27, 2016
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield AMEN! I wish everyone a blessed, happy Easter today!
March 27, 2016
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann This is exactly what I needed to hear today thank you pastor Todd, Happy Eastor to u and yours! He is RISEN!! and he is ALIVE and WELL in our hearts thank you father for sending your son to save all man kind in Jesus' name I pray Amen!  Have a GREAT Eastor RHM family!
March 27, 2016
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Karen Pasquinelli
Karen Pasquinelli AMEN!!!  May everyone have a very Blessed and Happy Resurrection (Easter) Day
March 27, 2016
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus Amen Happy resurrection day
March 27, 2016
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Heide Garner
Heide Garner thanks was  great  devoinal happy Easter.
March 27, 2016
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Deng Tembreza
Deng Tembreza Have a blessed and joyful Resurection Day of the LORD!!
March 27, 2016
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Gloria Nebarez
Gloria Nebarez AMEN, what a great  reminder.
March 27, 2016
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Christopher Shannon
Christopher Shannon Happy Resurrection Day, Pastor Dion and Sylvia!!!
March 27, 2016
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Paula Brummett
Paula Brummett I am actually waiting on news to see if I'm going to be one of the ones that get the new position at work to Deep Clean Housekeeper it will mean a small pay raise bit no tips longer hours and a slower pace but I'm leaving it up to God cause in a way I wouldn't mind just staying a housekeeper I love most of the people I work with I pray for the ones that do get on my nerves because they don't do their job right and for everyone of coarse and I do like getting tips every once in a while so whatever God desides is good enough for me happy Easter everyone.
March 27, 2016
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Phynedra Franklin
Phynedra Franklinedited: March 27, 2016 Amen Happy Resurrection Day
March 27, 2016
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler Thank you & Blessed Easter this day forth!!
March 27, 2016
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Rick Doran
Rick Doran He is risen indeed!!!
March 28, 2016
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Michele Jacobs Pepe
Michele Jacobs Pepe I lost my job 16 months ago and still haven't found a new job.. I've applied for many jobs I was more than qualified for  and have not been hired .ive even applied for jobs out of my career and that hasn't worked either. This October I will be able to collect SS an early retirement.. I've never been unemployed this long is it wrong for me to believe this is what God wants for me. I've worked for 32+ yrs full time ..raised my daughter alone..cared for my sick mother for 4 years till the day she passed away and help support my 5 grandchildren.  I have to believe God wants me to enjoy my life now and rest. Just by writing this makes me feel better.
March 28, 2016
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Dion!  Lord, please Help me to make the right decisions, even when it's hard.  In Jesus' Name.  Amen.
March 28, 2016