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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 #169 – Expansion Despite Opposition!
God’s timing is always perfect. In the midst of our problems and difficulties, and when things have not been going just the way we wanted them to for a long time, God will show up and give us surprisingly incredible directions … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – God Created the Family!
I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today about the Biblical truth that God Created the Family! Check it out at the link below. Click the link below to listen. Hope For Today is a … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Impaired Faith-Vision
“And he said to him, “I am the Lord who brought you out from Ur of the Chaldeans to give you this land to possess.” But he said, “O Lord God, how am I to know that I shall possess … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – When Prosperity Brings Tension!
“And Lot, who went with Abram, also had flocks and herds and tents, so that the land could not support both of them dwelling together; for their possessions were so great that they could not dwell together, and there was … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Tragedies Are Often Stepping-Stones!
“Terah took Abram his son and Lot the son of Haran, his grandson, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, his son Abram’s wife, and they went forth together from Ur of the Chaldeans to go into the land of Canaan, but when … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – Choices Reveal Our Character!
“Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child by the Holy Spirit. And Joseph her husband, being a righteous … Continue reading
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Magnificent Marriage Monday – Marriage Suffers Under Parental Neglect!
“In the course of time Cain presented some of the land’s produce as an offering to the Lord. And Abel also presented an offering—some of the firstborn of his flock and their fat portions. The Lord had regard for Abel … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – There Is Nothing Too Hard for God!
Photo Credit: https://adrianandjacie.wordpress.com Have you been “grinding it out” for so long that you think this might be your “new normal?” Are you beginning to fade into the pain? I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope … Continue reading
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