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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.
These books will help guide your daily Bible reading with insights into each passage you read.
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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“O Jacob, how can you say the Lord does not see your troubles? O Israel, how can you say God ignores your rights? Have you never heard? Have you never understood? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of … Continue reading
“For husbands, this means love your wives, just as Christ loved the church. He gave up his life for her to make her holy and clean, washed by the cleansing of God’s word. He did this to present her to … Continue reading
“And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith. Because of the joy awaiting him, he endured the cross, … Continue reading
As Hurricane Frances bore down on the Caribbean, I was living in Miami. So many emotions go through you when you realize that all that you own, and have accumulated over the years, could be destroyed in a matter of … Continue reading
“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
Every living thing grows. Thus, it’s interesting that so many people today are trying to grow dead things. When we watch Jesus in the Gospels, we see Him repeatedly moving on to the next place … (now watch the subplot) … all … Continue reading
As Jesus meets with His disciples after His resurrection, His focus is on the mission of God. Jesus tells us “I have been given complete authority in heaven and on earth.” Imagine this if you will. Welcome to the transformed … Continue reading
Have you thought about God’s heart lately in your ministry? God’s whole thought for us is expansion! God is in the “big thinking” business! Welcome to the transformed podcast. Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, lead Pastor at Pacific Baptist Church in … Continue reading
Do we truly believe the assertion that, With God, nothing will be impossible? Down in our soul, deep in our hearts – does this Earth-shattering truth penetrate and cause us to “charge Hell with a water pistol?” Welcome to the … Continue reading