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Day 9: Transform Your Mind!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth In Our Intellect! Day 9: Transform Your Mind! “Do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – God’s Expansion Plan For Our Lives Ends When …
If we want 2020 to be our year of expansion, we will need to avoid great failures in our lives with all of our strength and discipline. We all know what it’s like to be almost out of control. Sometimes evil … Continue reading
Posted in Hope For Today, Transformed Tagged 2020, Abel, abundance, bless, brother, Cain, community, consequences, control, death, desire, destroy, destruction, emotions, evil, expansion, failure, flesh, floods, give, God, good, harvest, heart, hope, immediate, instability, less, live, lives, love, mind, murder, murdered, obedience, Passion, people, plan, plans, prepare, preparing, rage, reign, reject, removal, restrain, return, severe, standard, standards, stay at home, strength, suffer, unbearable, virus, work Leave a comment
Hope For Today – Being Slow to Anger!
Anger. Just a word evokes a multitude of different emotions in different people. If one of the first people we think of when we hear the word anger is our father, we can be sure that our lives have been … Continue reading
Posted in Hope For Today, Transformed Tagged accountaibility, anger, arsenic, child abuser, compassion, danger, destroy, drinking, emotions, explode, father, Generation, God, grace, hope, inexorably, Jesus, lead, murderer, painfully, people, poison, relationship, scarred, selfishness, slowly, soul, temper, toxic, toxic waste Leave a comment
Turn-Around Tuesday – Grieving God’s Heart!
“The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. And the Lord regretted that he had made man on the earth, … Continue reading
Posted in 2 - Turn-Around Tuesdays (trials and troubles), Suffering Tagged abundant life, captivity, choice, choices, decisions, direction, disappointed, DNA, doctrine, emotion, emotionless, emotions, existence, feeling, God, Grief, Grieved, heart, Israel, justice, leading, lifestyle, mind, Old Testament, reality, regret, soul, trouble, will Leave a comment
Turn-Around Tuesday – Don’t Despair!
“Cain said to the Lord, “My punishment is greater than I can bear. Behold, you have driven me today away from the ground, and from your face I shall be hidden. I shall be a fugitive and a wanderer … Continue reading
Posted in 2 - Turn-Around Tuesdays (trials and troubles), Suffering Tagged bad, bad choice, Cain, choice, compassion, cover-up, cry out to Jesus, decision, downplay, emotions, false sense of security, gloom, God, goodness, heat, hindsight, impetuousness, justice, kindness, life, love, mercy, mourn, punishment, reaction, reality, ruined lives, trouble, truth, vengeance Leave a comment
Magnificent Marriage Monday – Divide and Conquer!
“Now the serpent was the most cunning of all the wild animals that the LordGod had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You can’t eat from any tree in the garden’?”” (Genesis 3:1, CSB) … Continue reading
Posted in Magnificent Marriage Mondays, Marriage, Uncategorized Tagged accomplishment, Adam, befriend, benefit, better together, clever, conquer, cunning, depending, destroy, divide, division, emotions, enemy, eve, Evil One, failure, future, Garden of Eden, goals, God, harmless discussion, life, Lucifer, marriage, mind, one another, partner, Satan, smart, soul mate, stronger, success, talk, to do list, Trust, union, virus, vulnerable, will, working together Leave a comment
Turn-Around Tuesday – When God Takes It Away!
“Therefore the Lord God sent him out from the garden of Eden to work the ground from which he was taken. He drove out the man, and at the east of the garden of Eden he placed the … Continue reading
Posted in 2 - Turn-Around Tuesdays (trials and troubles), Suffering Tagged action, choice, choices, concept, consequences, emotion, emotions, harvest, interest, Job, lesson, mistake, money, New Testament, pain, practice, problem, reality, relationship, retirement, save, storm, trials, trouble, words Leave a comment
Hope For Today – God Will Strengthen You and Help You!
Maybe you are in the midst of a valley right now – financially, relationally, emotionally, physically. It might even be the result of your own doing. Whatever the reason, here you are … struggling, suffering, and sinking. You’re wondering, … Continue reading
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Transformed Episode #249: Receiving God’s Comfort!
So many people are in pain today! Whether through sickness, selfishness, or sin many bleed within more than from without. Others have been savaged, slandered and seduced to the point where life no longer seems to hold meaning and … Continue reading
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When Fear Grips Your Viability!
Editor’s Note: We continue our series of blogs for those who are reading the Bible with us cover-to-cover this year. Interspersed with our thoughts on our daily reading, we want to provide some tips about reading the Bible in general. … Continue reading
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