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Hope For Today #186 – Love God!
It’s All About Love! Stepping into February, we want to focus on the life of King Jesus! The life of a Child of God is focused by Love! As we keep our focus on 2021, Our Year of Growth! – please … Continue reading
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Willing Worker Wednesday – Nothing Stops Us From Completing God’s Mission!
“After hearing the king, they went on their way. And there it was—the star they had seen in the east! It led them until it came and stopped above the place where the child was. When they saw the star, … Continue reading
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Willing Worker Wednesday – Worthy Of the Cost!
“After Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of King Herod, wise men from the east arrived unexpectedly in Jerusalem, saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star … Continue reading
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Willing Worker Wednesday – Anticipating God’s Blessing!
“She who has believed is blessed because what was spoken to her by the Lord will be fulfilled!”(Luke 1:45, HCSB) She who has believed is blessed. So often we forget that our knowing isn’t enough as a leader … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Given Everything We Need for Life and Godliness!
Photo Credit: http://www.isleofwightccg.nhs.uk As the month flies by, we can see why so many people start gym memberships with good intentions but abandon their commitment quickly – life reasserts itself! I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share … Continue reading
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Divine Direction is a book you need to read NOW!
Divine Direction is a powerhouse of practicality. Craig Groeschel is tremendously transparent, illuminating the 7 choices that can bring about a different harvest in each person’s life. Chapter by chapter of Divine Direction shows us how the Biblical principle, “what … Continue reading
Transformed #286: What Makes a Great Coach?
Craig Groeschel reminds us that, “successful people do consistently what normal people do occasionally.” When it comes to Sunday School, nothing could be closer to the truth! As we wrap up our New Year series, “When Sunday School Works Well!” … Continue reading
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The Hard Hearted Refuse to Honor Their Commitments!
Some thoughts from Exodus 8:28-32 (ESV) The hard-heartedness of Pharaoh refused to honor His own agreements despite the Lord’s follow through in keeping His side of the agreement. Pharaoh calls for prayer, saying plead for me as he verbally gives … Continue reading
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