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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 #163 – The Dreams and Visions We Are Building!
(Doc and Kate with Kate’s Sister’s Children) Children are amazing! When God blessed Melodee and me with two girls we were so excited. And now as Kate and I pray and seek God’s face, we’re asking God to increase our … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – God’s Expansion Plans As We Start Afresh!
As I asked people what they did when the lockdown was released, it was interesting to hear their responses. I was looking for the big plans that they had hoped and dreamed about. Most of the people responded about enjoying being back … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – His Expansion Plans Begin Afresh!
Like a new calendar at the beginning of the year, there is something that stirs my heart when everything begins new. One of the things that I love the most is when God gives a fresh word for a new … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – God’s Expansion Plans Are Hampered!
Bad advice. We’ve all taken it and we’ve all suffered from it. It seems like everyone has a plan for our lives, and many people are working very hard to make sure we do not succeed in 2020! Hi there, … Continue reading
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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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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 – Stepping Into The Future By Faith!
I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today about Stepping Into The Future By Faith! Check it out at the link below. Click the link below to listen. Hope For Today is a part … Continue reading
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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