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Entering Into Death’s Shadow Valley is Dr. Matthew Lee Smith’s journey through the horrific process of losing his life-partner, Melodee Joy. It is meant to help others who enter this treacherous and often perilous path.
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Hope Enabler is the real-life story of one Christian parent’s struggle with a runaway child and the hope that God enabled her to have during the darkest moments of that struggle.
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Hope For Today – Walking Securely In God’s Faithful Love!
Editor’s Note: Yes, we are behind in posting these … you can imagine the wedding, honeymoon, and an “iffy” internet here in Uganda. We are now catching up! Thanks for the prayers for us! Before I drive away I put my … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Marveling At God’s Generosity!
So many people today are struggling … trying to make ends meet, trying to rekindle a dying love, trying to rebuild a fractured faith, trying to put life back together after the death of their soul mate, trying … <PAUSE> … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Choosing to Be a Believer
“When Abram was ninety-nine years old the Lord appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless, that I may make my covenant between me and you, and may multiply you greatly.” … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – So I Send You!
With Easter over and the celebrating finished, the question in our hearts and minds should be, “So what do we do NOW? I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today about the purpose of … Continue reading
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Magnificent Marriage Monday – Escaping Desire’s Gravitational Pull!
“At daybreak the angels urged Lot on: “Get up! Take your wife and your two daughters who are here, or you will be swept away in the punishment of the city.” But he hesitated. Because of the Lord’s compassion for … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – Is There Life?
“The Child continued to grow and become strong, increasing in wisdom; and the grace of God was upon Him.” (Luke 2:40, NASB95) The Child continued to grow and become strong. Where faith lives, growth happens! The opposite is also true. In … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Sent to Save the World!
I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today about how Jesus was Sent to Save the World! Hope For Today is a part of the ministry of Eagles In Leadership. If you would like … 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 – 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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