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Hope For Today #204 – Faith Doesn’t Disclose Methods!
“Joshua son of Nun secretly sent two men as spies from the Acacia Grove, saying, “Go and scout the land, especially Jericho.” So they left, and they came to the house of a prostitute named Rahab, and stayed there.” (Joshua … Continue reading
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Hope for Today #195: Faith Trusts God Is Fighting For Us!
We Can’t Grow Without Faith! Faith is required for EVERY major movement of God in our lives! While many have lived a Year of Fear, you and I have chosen to live our lives by faith! And despite the … Continue reading
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Day 6: Strengthen For Battle!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth!in Our Physical Lives! Day 6: Strengthen For Battle! “Blessed be the Lord, my rock who trains my hands for battle and my fingers for warfare.” (Psalm 144:1, CSB) … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Praising God’s Power!
When God breaks in and breaks through our enemies, a celebration is the natural result! Worship each weekend is supposed to be a time when we celebrate the victories God has brought about in our lives during the past week. … Continue reading
Turn-Around Tuesday – When God Sends Help
“When Abram heard that his kinsman had been taken captive, he led forth his trained men, born in his house, 318 of them, and went in pursuit as far as Dan. And he divided his forces against them by night, … Continue reading
Posted in 2 - Turn-Around Tuesdays (trials and troubles), Suffering Tagged Abraham, Agony, battle, captive, captivity, child, choice, community, darkness, daughter, Despair, destroy, emotion, fade, father, force, friend, God, grope, help, home, hope, incarceration, locked up, lose, oercome, oppression, overwhelm, pain, prey, release, rescue, sadness, Son, soul, strength, suffering, tears, vent, wail, weep Leave a comment
Willing Worker Wednesday – God Is On The Case!
“He has done a mighty deed with His arm; He has scattered the proud because of the thoughts of their hearts; He has toppled the mighty from their thrones and exalted the lowly. He has satisfied the hungry with … Continue reading
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Obstacles In the Established Church – A Book Review
A New Book by Sam S. Rainer III Obstacles In the Established Church is that book most pastors wish they would have read years ago. Sam seeks to help those who lead the established local American Church get “unstuck” … Continue reading
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Episode 137 – How Do I Overcome Satan's Constant Attacks?
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. Standing for Jesus takes a real man or woman of God. You can’t be a part-time Christ-follower, a “weekend warrior” for the faith of Jesus. Following Jesus is about a totally different lifestyle …and the … Continue reading
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Episode 136 – How Do I Gain Friends and Influence Enemies?
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. As our world grows more polarized, we see the destructive forces of anger and bitterness manifested all too often. In today’s episode, Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, Lead Pastor at Pacific Baptist Church in El … Continue reading
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