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Hope for Today #172 – Expansion and Injustice!
Have you ever struggled with trying to figure out what God is doing in your life?I mean really, sometimes the pain and suffering, the difficulties and troubles just won’t go away! And – at times – they are just too … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Being Compassionate and Gracious!
What is the first thing you remember about your dad? Is it his laugh, his smile, his anger, his grumpiness? First remembrances are often the most powerful ones … and they have the tendency to shape our life memories. I’m … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – When God Speaks!
“Now when they had gone, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up! Take the Child and His mother and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod … Continue reading
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Faith Filled Friday – Accepting the “Ask” of God!
“And the angel of the Lordcalled to Abraham a second time from heaven and said, “By myself I have sworn, declares the Lord, because you have done this and have not withheld your son, your only son, I will surely bless you, … Continue reading
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Willing Worker Wednesday – The Three Incredible Elements of Servant Leaders!
“So her husband Joseph, being a righteous man, and not wanting to disgrace her publicly, decided to divorce her secretly. But after he had considered these things, an angel of the Lord suddenly appeared to him in a dream, saying, … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – Attitude’s Key to Discipleship!
“And Mary said: “My soul exalts the Lord, And my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior. For He has had regard for the humble state of His slave girl; For behold, from this time on all generations will count … Continue reading
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Magnificent Marriage Monday – Blaming is Lame!
“Then he asked, “Who told you that you were naked? Did you eat from the tree that I commanded you not to eat from?” The man replied, “The woman you gave to be with me—she gave me some fruit … Continue reading
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