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Consequences of Rebellion Despite Repentance!
As a result of King Rehoboam’s unfaithfulness to the Lord, Shishak the king of Egypt attacked Jerusalem. King Rehoboam and the leaders of Jerusalem humbled themselves and God chose not to destroy them and give them deliverance from death. However, … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – God’s Expansion Plan For Our Lives Ends When …
If we want 2020 to be our year of expansion, we will need to avoid great failures in our lives with all of our strength and discipline. We all know what it’s like to be almost out of control. Sometimes evil … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Jesus, the Savior of All!
I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today about celebrating the real reason for the season: The Birth of Our Savior! Hope For Today is a part of the ministry of Eagles In Leadership. … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Bad Choices, Worse Choices!
“Noah began to be a man of the soil, and he planted a vineyard. He drank of the wine and became drunk and lay uncovered in his tent. And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father … Continue reading
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Magnificent Marriage Monday – Dealing With Your Disobedience!
“And he said to the man, “Because you listened to your wife and ate from the tree about which I commanded you, ‘Do not eat from it’: The ground is cursed because of you. You will eat from it by … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Living With The Consequences!
“And the Lord said, “What have you done? The voice of your brother’s blood is crying to me from the ground. And now you are cursed from the ground, which has opened its mouth to receive your brother’s blood … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Denial Leads to Our Destruction!
“Cain said to his brother Abel, “Let’s go out to the field.” And while they were in the field, Cain attacked his brother Abel and killed him. Then the Lord said to Cain, “Where is your brother Abel?” … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – When God Takes It Away!
“Therefore the Lord God sent him out from the garden of Eden to work the ground from which he was taken. He drove out the man, and at the east of the garden of Eden he placed the … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Dealing With The Inevitable!
“So the Lord God said to the serpent: Because you have done this, you are cursed more than any livestock and more than any wild animal. You will move on your belly and eat dust all the days of your … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Blaming Others Won’t Help!
“The man replied, “The woman you gave to be with me—she gave me some fruit from the tree, and I ate.” So the LordGod asked the woman, “What is this you have done?” And the woman said, “The serpent … Continue reading
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