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The Game Changer

  • But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, He saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to His own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit. Titus 3:4-5 ESV

    When I was about twenty years old, I was playing music at a party one night, and suddenly the Holy Spirit came on me with such a loving presence. He instantly changed my life, my desires, and my plans. I did not know who He was, but I wanted to. I placed my guitar in the case, said good-bye to the band, went home and into the bedroom and made things right with God that night. The next morning I got up, went to church, and later got baptized. I started Bible college, got my degree, and here I am. That was certainly not my game plan.

    I grew up very legalistic, and viewed God as a mean super-being waiting for me to make a mistake. After a while I learned that I was not very good at keeping rules, and that by now He was probably really angry at me, so I avoided Him and the places that I thought He would be. That night the loving kindness of the Lord chased me down and I have never viewed God the same again. No one had to preach to me, He drew me like a magnet. He loves us more than we can even comprehend, even when we ignore Him and go our own way, and He is neither mad nor mean.

    Wherever you stand with God today, know that He is pursuing you, wanting a deeper relationship with you, and that He will never give up the pursuit. You can try to avoid Him, but He will come to where you are. He is the game changer.

    Prayer: Father, send Your Holy Spirit into my life and change things as you see fit. I know that You have the best plans for me and I surrender to You, in the name of Jesus.

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David and Dianna Wyles
David and Dianna Wyles

Prayer: Father, send Your Holy Spirit into my life and change things as you see fit. I know that You have the best plans for me and I surrender to You, in the name of Jesus. Amen! He is a game changer! Thank you Amen!

August 19, 2016
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen

August 20, 2016
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Loriann Riley
Loriann Riley

Abba Father I need you to be the game changer in my life.  Help me in areas of my life am struggling with. Send the holy spirit in my life. Take control of my life from this day forward and forever more amen.

August 19, 2016
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Deng Tembreza
Deng Tembreza

amen

August 19, 2016
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen

August 20, 2016
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Penelope Rhome
Penelope Rhome

thank  you  lord  jesus   thank  you  amen

 

August 19, 2016
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Norman Glaze Sr
Norman Glaze Sr

Amen.

August 19, 2016
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Mike OBryan
Mike OBryan

                what a reading!!!!!!!!!!

August 19, 2016
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Twila Stierwalt
Twila Stierwalt

I am so thankful for Gods grace. He does have a wonderful plan for my life!

August 19, 2016
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Carol Pady
Carol Pady

Amen!

August 19, 2016
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

I love the image of God pursuing a deeper relationship with me and I know He never gives up on me! Thanks for the mental image reminder this morning, Pastor Dion.

August 19, 2016
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Kathy Banfield
Kathy Banfield

We are created to love and serve the Lord, and He will find us when the timing is right!

August 19, 2016
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen

August 20, 2016
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Cheryl Hepler
Cheryl Hepler

I love the Lord wanting me, pursuing me & desiring a deeper relationship.  Thank You, Lord!

August 19, 2016
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen

August 20, 2016
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Diane Symborski✝
Diane Symborski✝edited: August 20, 2016

Amen!! Thank you Pastor Dion for your daily devotion. :-) I claim your prayer over me and would love the Holy Spirit to change my life. I need more and more so I can be what the Father wants. I know i'm going threw a lot and my head don't always think the way I would like it to. I'm just going to keep praying everyday that my faith becomes so strong that fear can get threw my failh. I pray i n Jesus, name. Amen <3 

 

Prayer: Father, send Your Holy Spirit into my life and change things as you see fit. I know that You have the best plans for me and I surrender to You, in the name of Jesus. Amen <3

August 19, 2016
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen Diane

August 20, 2016
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Rosemary Freitas
Rosemary Freitas

Thanks Pastor Dion Amen Amen

August 20, 2016
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Ticardo Williams
Ticardo Williams

Amen.  Praise God!  Thanks Pastor Todd!  This prayer is a game changer!  Father, send Your Holy Spirit into my life and change things as you see fit. I know that You have the best plans for me and I surrender to You, in the Name of Jesus.  Amen.

August 20, 2016
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen

August 20, 2016
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Rosemary Marsh
Rosemary Marsh

Amen.Thank you Father for your never ending Love,and for never leaving or for asking us.Draw our hearts closer to you,and fill us a new with the Holy Spirit.Help us to keep our hearts on fire for you.In The Name of Jesus Christ I pray.

August 20, 2016
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen

August 20, 2016
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Rachael Burke
Rachael Burke

Amen God love us, and does not want bad things to happen to us. Thank you pastor for this inspiring devotion

August 20, 2016
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen

August 20, 2016