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Ready or Not

  • Then Mordecai asked them to return this answer to Esther: "Don't think to yourself that you will escape in the king's house any more than all the Jews. For if you remain silent now, then relief and deliverance will come to the Jews from another place, but you and your father's house will perish. Who knows if you haven't come to the kingdom for such a time as this?" Esther 4:13-14 WEB.

    Esther didn't feel she was ready for the task when her uncle Mordecai asked her to speak to the King. To enter the King's chamber uninvited then was a death sentence. Esther felt like many things needed to be done and plans to be made before seeing the King.

    Then Mordecai told her that if she kept silent, that God would use someone else, but she and her house would perish. So Esther stepped out in faith, took a risk, and pleaded with the King, and God used her to save her people.

    Often, when God asks us to do something, we start making excuses much like this: "I am not ready yet. I am too busy! I can't afford to do that! There is so much I need to do. I need to get my life straightened out first, and then I will do it. I really don't have the time. My life is a mess! I am not good enough. I can't do that!"

    Anytime we begin to look at ourselves and our abilities, we will never measure up to the task that God will give us. If we could do it alone, we wouldn't need Him. So He will scale the job accordingly. We will always need His help. When the time comes, you will have to say, "Ready or not, here I go."

    When you feel God tugging on your heart, don't wait. Do it right then. Don't try and "put your house in order first" because the enemy will ensure that it never happens. When you start walking with God, that's when your life will come back together. When God comes calling, don't make Him wait. Go for it. He will cause you to have all that you need, and when He is with you, who can stand against you?

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, please help me clearly see the world through Your eyes and my part in it. Give me a fresh vision and help me get in tune with You. I want to be a part of what You are doing today. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

    Note: Ladies, today is Thankful Thursday at the "Ladies in Distress" group (our RHM women's group)! You are welcome to join in our weekly sharing of thankfulness for the Lord's presence and any blessings you may have experienced, big or small! "Ladies in Distress" is a private group, so if you have any problems joining, just post anywhere and we will help you :). Here is the link: Ladies in Distress


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Debi Burton
Debi Burton Heavenly Father, please help me clearly see the world through Your eyes and my part in it. Give me a fresh vision and help me get in tune with You. I want to be a part of what You are doing today. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen! ❤️
September 21, 2023
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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes, amen Lord 

 

September 21, 2023
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Kay Collinsworth
Kay Collinsworth

Amen 

September 21, 2023
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Richard Mondello
Richard Mondello

In Lord Jesus name I pray this, Amen. 

September 21, 2023
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Kevin J. Eck
Kevin J. Eck

Give me a new vision and show me the Love you have to offer Father! In the name of Jesus Christ, Amen!

 

September 21, 2023
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

September 21, 2023
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Candy Laventure
Candy Laventure

Amen!

September 21, 2023
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Dana Rozell
Dana Rozell

Amen!

September 21, 2023
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen

September 21, 2023
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Scott Riegelmann
Scott Riegelmann

Amen, I'm READY FATHER SEND ME!!! Please continue to speak to me the way you do I'm listening Father, in Jesus'name I pray amen 

September 21, 2023
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone 

September 21, 2023
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!! Amen!! Amen!! Alleluia!! Amen!!

September 21, 2023
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Lynn Brown
Lynn Brown

We are all here for such a time as this, Amen!

September 21, 2023
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David Krull
David Krull

Amem

September 21, 2023
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Wanda Pennington
Wanda Pennington

Amen and Amen 

September 21, 2023
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Bella Colliander
Bella Colliander

AMEN!!

September 21, 2023
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Cathy Webb
Cathy Webb

A timely reminder, Pastor Dion. Lord, keep my eyes on You and find me willing and available. Amen

September 21, 2023
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Mari Kaufmann
Mari Kaufmann

Give me fortitude dear God Amen 

September 21, 2023
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen! 

September 22, 2023
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Susan Petho
Susan Petho

Amen!

September 24, 2023