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Entering Into Death’s Shadow Valley is Dr. Matthew Lee Smith’s journey through the horrific process of losing his life-partner, Melodee Joy. It is meant to help others who enter this treacherous and often perilous path.
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Hope Enabler is the real-life story of one Christian parent’s struggle with a runaway child and the hope that God enabled her to have during the darkest moments of that struggle.
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Category Archives: Adundant Life
What Was That You Posted?
It is so easy to post the first thing that comes to our minds … and, if we were honest, that IS who we are. Jesus was clear that our words are the reflections of our hearts (Matthew 12:34). What … Continue reading
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Don’t Fool Yourself!
It happens every day … mostly because we are so generous and loving. We choose to believe someone because of what they say. Then, a few days, weeks, or months later we are bitten by that same person. Their lifestyle … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Receiving So Many of God’s Blessings!
Each day, as I open God’s Word, He brings so much CHANGE and BLESSING into my life! I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today about how God gives us SO MANY OF HIS … Continue reading
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Mark Out a Straight Path!
“Avoid all perverse talk; stay away from corrupt speech. Look straight ahead, and fix your eyes on what lies before you. Mark out a straight path for your feet; stay on the safe path. Don’t get sidetracked; keep your feet … Continue reading
Hearing the Voice of God
If you want to hear his voice, get away for the weekend. No phones, no music, no tv, etc. UNPLUG! Then go to a quiet place with a Bible and a note pad. Start by praying, “God, here I am … Continue reading
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Episode 137 – How Do I Overcome Satan's Constant Attacks?
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. Standing for Jesus takes a real man or woman of God. You can’t be a part-time Christ-follower, a “weekend warrior” for the faith of Jesus. Following Jesus is about a totally different lifestyle …and the … Continue reading
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Episode 136 – How Do I Gain Friends and Influence Enemies?
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. As our world grows more polarized, we see the destructive forces of anger and bitterness manifested all too often. In today’s episode, Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, Lead Pastor at Pacific Baptist Church in El … Continue reading
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Episode 135 – How Do I Enjoy a Fruitful Life?
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. In today’s episode, Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, Lead Pastor at Pacific Baptist Church in El Segundo, California will show us from Galatians 5 how we can live a life blessed by the fruitfulness of God! … Continue reading
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Episode 134 – How Do I Hear the Voice of God?
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. It’s great to have you join us for what proves to be a powerful episode. Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, Lead Pastor at Pacific Baptist Church in El Segundo, California will be talking about how we … Continue reading
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Episode 133 – How Can I Fix My Broken Life?
How do we fix a broken life, especially when it is ours? That’s the question we are answering in this episode of the Transformed podcast. Thank you for choosing to join us today. In today’s study, Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, … Continue reading
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