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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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Faith Filled Friday – When God Answers!
“The children struggled together within her, and she said, “If it is thus, why is this happening to me?” So she went to inquire of the Lord. And the Lord said to her, “Two nations are in your womb, and … Continue reading
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Willing Worker Wednesday – Fulfilling God’s Role For Our Lives
““Why were you searching for Me?” He asked them. “Didn’t you know that I had to be in My Father’s house?” But they did not understand what He said to them. Then He went down with them and came to … 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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Faith Filled Friday – When God Asks What Displeases Us!
“God said to Abraham, “Be not displeased because of the boy and because of your slave woman. Whatever Sarah says to you, do as she tells you, for through Isaac shall your offspring be named. And I will make a … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – Perplexed When Favored By God!
“Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the descendants of David; and the virgin’s name … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – Clearing Up The Confusion!
“No one has seen God at any time; the only begotten God who is in the bosom of the Father, He has explained Him.” (John 1:18, NASB95) He has explained Him. Confusion is never fun! You’re at one … Continue reading
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