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Day 21: More Than Enough!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth In Our Financial Lives! Day 21: More Than Enough! “God has the power to provide you with more than enough of every kind of grace. That way, you … Continue reading
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Day 18: Give Me a Working Attitude; Reward Me With Good!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth In Our Vocational Lives! Day 18: Give Me a Working Attitude; Reward Me With Good! “Don’t work only while being watched, as people-pleasers, but as slaves of … Continue reading
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Day 7: Develop Understanding!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth In Our Intellect! Day 7: Develop Understanding! “Counsel in a person’s heart is deep water; but a person of understanding draws it out.” (Proverbs 20:5, CSB) God has … Continue reading
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Hope For Today #174 – Expansion Begins With a “Chance” Encounter!
Expansion in our lives often begins in ways we would never recognize! That is why HOW we treat people is so very important, no matter our personal circumstances. In this powerful message of HOPE, Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, Executive Director … Continue reading
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21 Days! Week 3, January 18th – Our Faith In Action Over Our Family Lives!
Week 3: A Week of Faith in Action! January 18th Our Faith In Action Over Our Family Lives! We’re Acting on What God Says! Read: Matthew 12:46-50; Luke 2:51-52; 3 John 1:3-4 Believe: Love is spelled O-B-E-Y and is seen … Continue reading
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Hope for Today – Rejoicing In God’s Presence!
Editor’s Note: This was delayed to be posted because of the wedding preparations and an “iffy” internet connection (was supposed to be up on August 11, 2019). Please accept our apologies. Thank you! Have you noticed how many people today are … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Maintaining Faithful Love!
Have you looked at any old family photos lately? You know, going way back to the black and white ones? Do you know who those people are? Did your family write their names on the back of the pictures or … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Treating Others Generously!
Being nice to the people in our family can be a chore sometimes. Selfishness can get in and harsh words can be spoken. Relationships can be strained when we are not on our best behavior behind closed doors. I’m Dr. … Continue reading
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Willing Worker Wednesday – This Is Who You Are!
“Now the people were waiting expectantly, and all of them were debating in their minds whether John might be the Messiah. John answered them all, “I baptize you with water, but One is coming who is more powerful than I. … Continue reading
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