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Hope For Today – God’s Expansion Plans Are Hampered!
Bad advice. We’ve all taken it and we’ve all suffered from it. It seems like everyone has a plan for our lives, and many people are working very hard to make sure we do not succeed in 2020! Hi there, … Continue reading
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21 Days! January 11th – We’re Asking God to Grow Our Families!
January 11th: The Expansion of Our Family Lives We’re Asking God to Grow Our Families! Read: Ephesians 5:22 – 6:9 Believe: Our family relationships are the FOUNDATIONAL VIDEO of the reality of our faith. (In other words, if we cannot … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Loving Each Other!
You may have witnessed it this past Mother’s Day. Missing chairs where there should have been family members. Most of us have experienced the pain of broken relationships in our families … someone’s mad at sister Emily. That one isn’t … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Loving Our Neighbor As Much As We Love Ourselves!
I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today about, Loving our neighbor as much as we love ourselves! Check it out at the link below. Click the link below to listen. Hope For Today is a … 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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Magnificent Marriage Monday – The Best Intentions of God’s Design!
“He slept with Hagar, and she became pregnant. When she saw that she was pregnant, her mistress became contemptible to her. Then Sarai said to Abram, “You are responsible for my suffering! I put my slave in your arms, and … Continue reading
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Willing Worker Wednesday – Using Wisdom In An Evil World!
“So he got up, took the child and His mother, and entered the land of Israel. But when he heard that Archelaus was ruling over Judea in place of his father Herod, he was afraid to go there. And being … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – Tuned In To God’s Heart!
“When they had performed everything according to the Law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee, to their own city of Nazareth.” (Luke 2:39, NASB95) When they had performed everything according to the Law of the Lord. Disciples are focused on pleasing … Continue reading
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Willing Worker Wednesday – Delay Can Be Deadly!
“After they were gone, an angel of the Lord suddenly appeared to Joseph in a dream, saying, “Get up! Take the child and His mother, flee to Egypt, and stay there until I tell you. For Herod is about to … Continue reading
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