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Hope For Today! God’s Expansion Is A Process!
Expansion thinking changes everything! In fact, when you think about it, nothing ever gets done when we fill our minds with shrinking thinking! Hi there, I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today about God’s Expansion … Continue reading
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21 Days – Week 3! January 16th – We’re Acting on What God Says!
Week 3: A Week of Faith in Action! January 16th Our Faith In Action Over Our Spiritual Lives! We’re Acting on What God Says! Read: Hebrews 11:1-6 Believe: For God to expand our lives, we will have to ACT on … Continue reading
Posted in 21 Days, Fasting Tagged acting, action, answered prayer, believe, Bible, bigger, community, confidence, Creation, do, doubt, expand, expansion, faith, family, fast, God, Hebrews 11, invisible, Jesus, King, life, lives, obedience, Passion, pray, reward, small, speak, spirit, spiritual, ssurance, think, thinking, Trust, visible 2 Comments
Hope For Today – Sent to Save the World!
Easter is upon us and we should be prepared this year! I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today about how Jesus was Sent to Save the World! Check it out at the link … Continue reading
Posted in Hope For Today, Transformed Tagged Creation, crucified, die, difficult, difficulty, earth, Easter, eternal life, Father Son and Holy Spirit, Gift, grace, gracious, Grief, grieve, heaven, Holy Spirit, hope, Jesus, lamb of God, love, mission, misunderstood, Moses, motivated, motivation, need, pain, painful, plan, relationship, rescue, sacrifice, save, sin, son of man, visit, wilderness, world Leave a comment
Willing Worker Wednesday – Go … and Speak!
“John came baptizing in the wilderness and preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. The whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem were flocking to him, and they were baptized by him in the Jordan … Continue reading
Posted in Leadership Blog, Willing Worker Wednesdays Tagged Bethsaida, Capernaum, Chorazim, Christian, Creation, cross, family, forgiveness, friend, Galilee, God, Gospel, Jerusalem, Jesus, John, Jordan River, Leadership, Lord, neighbor, preach, repent, repentance, salvation, serve, sin, world Leave a comment
Magnificent Marriage Monday – One Couple Can Make a Huge Difference!
“When the Lord saw that human wickedness was widespread on the earth and that every inclination of the human mind was nothing but evil all the time, the Lord regretted that he had made man on the earth, and he … 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
Posted in Discipleship, Train Them Thursdays (discipleship) Tagged amazing, assurance, complicated, confusion, cooking, Creation, devoted, disciple, discipleship, dismay, drama, eternal, eternity, favor, Galilee, God, heart, honor, humanity, humility, Israel, Jesus, Joseph, joy, judge, life, Lord, love, Mary, motive, Nazareth, Palestine, ponder, promise, reality, redeem, redemption, reputation, salvation, serve, service, technique, Virgin Leave a comment
Magnificent Marriage Monday – Made in God’s Image!
“Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, according to our likeness. They will rule the fish of the sea, the birds of the sky, the livestock, the whole earth, and the creatures that crawl on the earth.” … Continue reading
Posted in Magnificent Marriage Mondays, Marriage Tagged choices, couple, Creation, doubt, fearlyy, God, Jesus, marriage, soul, spouse, Unity, wonderfully made Leave a comment
Hope For Today – Taking Care of You!
Art by: http://miniguette.com Prosperity and success are much easier when we are healthy! It’s easier to do the things and be the things God calls us to do and be when we don’t have to fight our bodies – right? I’m … Continue reading
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The Reason We Go Astray …
It’s amazing to me how many times I find myself “off track” in the priorities God has laid down for me. There is no doubt that I want His best and I want it sooner than later. Then, it takes so … Continue reading
Posted in Articles, Attitude, Character of God, faith, God Is With Us!, Just Read It!, Leadership Blog, Prayer Tagged astray, bigger picture, captivity, character of God, Creation, faith, Father in Heaven, God, God's love, hope, intervention of God, Jesus, Old Test, priorities, rabbit trail, rebellion, reverence, Theology, wandering Leave a comment