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Hope For Today #224 – Faith Praises God For Long-Ago Plans!
Faith Praises God For Long-Ago Plans! “Lord, you are my God; I will exalt you. I will praise your name, for you have accomplished wonders, plans formed long ago, with perfect faithfulness.” (Isaiah 25:1, CSB) If you’ve listened to some … Continue reading
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Hope For Today #223 – Faith Clings to King Jesus!
Faith Clings to King Jesus! “The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him— a Spirit of wisdom and understanding, a Spirit of counsel and strength, a Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord.” (Isaiah 11:2, CSB) … Continue reading
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Hope For Today #163 – The Dreams and Visions We Are Building!
(Doc and Kate with Kate’s Sister’s Children) Children are amazing! When God blessed Melodee and me with two girls we were so excited. And now as Kate and I pray and seek God’s face, we’re asking God to increase our … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Depending On the Heart of God!
“When the bow is in the clouds, I will see it and remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is on the earth.” God said to Noah, “This is the sign of the … Continue reading
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Magnificent Marriage Monday – Growing Into All God Intends You To Become!
“The man was intimate with his wife Eve, and she conceived and gave birth to Cain. She said, “I have had a male child with the Lord’s help.” She also gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel became … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – Perplexed When Favored By God!
“Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the descendants of David; and the virgin’s name … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – Grace For the Race!
“For of His fullness we have all received, and grace upon grace.” (John 1:16, NASB95) Grace upon grace. We all make mistakes. We all have bad days. We all get grumpy. So why is it that we are … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – God Wants to Show You Amazing Things!
There are times when we feel like we are at the end of our rope! Nothing seems to be working and everything seems to be going wrong. Do you know what I mean? Maybe you are there right now. … Continue reading
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Transformed Episode #221: Our God is Trustworthy!
Nothing is more encouraging than God’s amazing faithfulness to us! Welcome to the Transformed Podcast. As we return to our series, “What a Mighty God We Serve!”, Pastor Matthew Lee Smith, explains to the people of Pacific Baptist Church … Continue reading
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