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Hope For Today #236 – Christmas Sets Our Agendas: God Visits the Willingly Obedient
Christmas reminds us that God visits the willingly obedient (Luke 1:38) This Christmas, remember, many will say, “Happy Holidays!” instead of “Merry Christmas!” Don’t be upset at them … they are just professing that the Jesus Christ of Christmas hasn’t … Continue reading
Hope For Today #235 – Christmas Sets Our Agendas: God Accomplishes the Seemingly Impossible
What is your response to God when He wants to do the impossible? Listen to Mary, “Then Mary said, “Behold the maidservant of the Lord! Let it be to me according to your word.” And the angel departed from her.” … Continue reading
Hope For Today #234 – Christmas Sets Our Agendas: God Favors the Sexually Pure
Sexual purity today is mocked and ridiculed as “Puritanical” and “Victorian” The trouble is, those who do such things are the sexually immoral, those who have chosen to reject the wisdom of God for the foolishness of humanity. Such a … Continue reading
Hope For Today #233 – Christmas Sets Our Agendas: God wants Faith
God wants our faith Have you thought about Christmas like this? God wants faith from us; God expects faith from us! We may not have an angelic visitation, but we have a Biblical revelation – we have the Word of … Continue reading
Hope For Today #232 – Christmas Sets Our Agendas: God is Real
As you start to prepare for the upcoming holiday, Dr. Matthew Lee Smith would like to remind you that Christmas interrupts our lives with the reminder, “GOD IS REAL” (Luke 1:7–17) 18And Zacharias said to the angel, “How shall I … Continue reading
Hope For Today #231 – Christmas Sets Our Agendas
I once worked with a guy named George who, for Christmas, gave his wife, for her big gift – and I am not making this gift up – a chain saw. (As he later explained: ‘Hey, we NEEDED a chain … Continue reading
Hope For Today #230 – Faith Obeys Crazy Commands!
“When Joseph woke up, he did what the angel of the Lord had commanded him and took Mary home as his wife.” -Matthew 1:24 (NIV) Has God ever asked of you something that you thought was too crazy to do? … Continue reading
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Hope For Today #228 – Faith Savors God’s Forgiveness!
Faith Savors God’s Forgiveness! “In those days and at that time— this is the Lord’s declaration— one will search for Israel’s iniquity, but there will be none, and for Judah’s sins, but they will not be found, for I will … Continue reading
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Hope For Today #227 – Faith Thanks God For Success!
Faith Thanks God for Success! “If you have raced with runners and they have worn you out, how can you compete with horses? If you stumble in a peaceful land, what will you do in the thickets of the Jordan?” … Continue reading
Hope For Today #226 – Faith Waits For God’s Vindication!
Faith Waits For God’s Vindication! “Who is this coming from Edom in crimson-stained garments from Bozrah— this one who is splendid in his apparel, striding in his formidable might? It is I, proclaiming vindication, powerful to save.” (Isaiah 63:1, … Continue reading
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