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Day 16: Make Me Diligent; Bless Me With Profit!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth In Our Vocational Lives! Day 16: Make Me Diligent; Bless Me With Profit! “The plans of the diligent certainly lead to profit, but anyone who is reckless certainly … Continue reading
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Day 10: Honor Your Parents!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth In Our Family! Day 10: Honor Your Parents! “Honor your father and mother, which is the first commandment with a promise, so that it may go well with … Continue reading
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Day 9: Transform Your Mind!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth In Our Intellect! Day 9: Transform Your Mind! “Do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may … Continue reading
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Day 2: Change Flows From Our Heart!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth in Our Spiritual Lives Day 2: Change Flows From Our Heart! “Guard your heart above all else, for it is the source of life.” (Proverbs 4:23, CSB) If we … Continue reading
Hope For Today! God’s Expansion Is A Process!
Expansion thinking changes everything! In fact, when you think about it, nothing ever gets done when we fill our minds with shrinking thinking! Hi there, I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today about God’s Expansion … 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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Train Them Thursday – Faith’s Beginning – Repentance!
“John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And all the country of Judea was going out to him, and all the people of Jerusalem; and they were being baptized by … Continue reading
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Willing Worker Wednesday – Are You Content?
“Some soldiers also questioned him: “What should we do?” He said to them, “Don’t take money from anyone by force or false accusation; be satisfied with your wages.”” (Luke 3:14, HCSB) Don’t take money from anyone by force or false … Continue reading
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Magnificent Marriage Monday – Changing Our Conditions!
“But the Lord asked Abraham, “Why did Sarah laugh, saying, ‘Can I really have a baby when I’m old?’ Is anything impossible for the Lord? At the appointed time I will come back to you, and in about a year … Continue reading