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Hope For Today #227 – Faith Thanks God For Success!
Faith Thanks God for Success! “If you have raced with runners and they have worn you out, how can you compete with horses? If you stumble in a peaceful land, what will you do in the thickets of the Jordan?” … Continue reading
Hope For Today #222 – Faith Refuses to Live Rebelliously!
Faith Refuses to Live Rebelliously! “The vision concerning Judah and Jerusalem that Isaiah son of Amoz saw during the reigns of Kings Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah of Judah. Listen, heavens, and pay attention, earth, for the Lord has … Continue reading
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Day 7: Develop Understanding!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth In Our Intellect! Day 7: Develop Understanding! “Counsel in a person’s heart is deep water; but a person of understanding draws it out.” (Proverbs 20:5, CSB) God has … Continue reading
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What Covid-19 Has Given Me!
While joining in corporate worship is good and it is enjoyable to honor His name with God’s people, I am thrilled for the time alone with Him daily in the Word as I hear His voice so clearly and He … Continue reading
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Happy Good Friday!
It’s Good Friday, 2020! For most of us, we are in lockdown – quarantined from family and friends … and our Church families. Some have found the quarantine difficult and depressing. But for us, Children of God, we have found … Continue reading
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21 Days – Why Do We Fast?
The core reason to fast is to reconnect with God! Life has a way of causing our spiritual life to drift in the currents of our hectic lifestyle. Connection with God gets sketchy. Time alone with God can be diminished … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – God Is With Us to Accomplish His Will!
I don’t know about you but I LOVE my maps app on my smartphone! When I want to go somewhere, it not only tells me where to go but it also tells me why it’s taking so long! I especially love the … Continue reading
Posted in Hope For Today, Transformed Tagged children, danger, delay, direction, disaster, experience, Gift, God, GPS, Holy Spirit, hope, instruction, life, Lord, Los Angeles, map, plan, promise, protection, reroute, smart phones, time, traffic, trouble, will of God 2 Comments
Hope for Today – Rejoicing In God’s Presence!
Editor’s Note: This was delayed to be posted because of the wedding preparations and an “iffy” internet connection (was supposed to be up on August 11, 2019). Please accept our apologies. Thank you! Have you noticed how many people today are … 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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Magnificent Marriage Monday – Reprimanded By God For Faithlessness!
“Abraham fell facedown. Then he laughed and said to himself, “Can a child be born to a hundred-year-old man? Can Sarah, a ninety-year-old woman, give birth?” So Abraham said to God, “If only Ishmael were acceptable to you!” But God … Continue reading
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