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Hope For Today #218 – Faith Avoids The Worthless!
Faith Avoids The Worthless! “A worthless person, a wicked man goes around speaking dishonestly, winking his eyes, signaling with his feet, and gesturing with his fingers. He always plots evil with perversity in his heart; he stirs up trouble. … Continue reading
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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Hope For Today! God’s Expansion Involves Using Our Blessings!
Has anyone else noticed how selfish people are today? When things don’t go our way, we seem to want to blame everyone else on the planet – everyone EXCEPT ourselves. We are even willing to blame God! Hi there, I’m Dr. … Continue reading
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Faith Filled Friday – Sins of the Father
“So Isaac settled in Gerar. When the men of the place asked him about his wife, he said, “She is my sister,” for he feared to say, “My wife,” thinking, “lest the men of the place should kill me because … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Happy Wife, Happy Life?
“Now Sarai, Abram’s wife, had borne him no children. She had a female Egyptian servant whose name was Hagar. And Sarai said to Abram, “Behold now, the Lord has prevented me from bearing children. Go in to my servant; it … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – Worth Our Life!
“Then Herod secretly called the magi and determined from them the exact time the star appeared. And he sent them to Bethlehem and said, “Go and search carefully for the Child; and when you have found Him, report to me, … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Serious Matters Require Fasting
I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today regarding Serious Matters Require Fasting! Check it out at the link below. Click the link below to listen. Hope For Today is a part of the ministry … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Bad Choices, Worse Choices!
“Noah began to be a man of the soil, and he planted a vineyard. He drank of the wine and became drunk and lay uncovered in his tent. And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father … Continue reading
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