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Hope For Today #221 – Faith Enjoys All God’s Goodness!
Faith Enjoys All God’s Goodness! “I know that there is nothing better for them than to rejoice and enjoy the good life. It is also the gift of God whenever anyone eats, drinks, and enjoys all his efforts.” (Ecclesiastes 3:12–13, … Continue reading
Hope For Today #207 – Faith Basks In God’s Graciousness!
Faith Basks In God’s Graciousness! “I proclaimed a fast by the Ahava River, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and ask him for a safe journey for us, our dependents, and all our possessions. I did this … Continue reading
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Day 12: Don’t Provoke Your Children!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth In Our Family! Day 12: Don’t Provoke Your Children! “Fathers, don’t stir up anger in your children, but bring them up in the training and instruction of the … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – Tuned In To God’s Heart!
“When they had performed everything according to the Law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee, to their own city of Nazareth.” (Luke 2:39, NASB95) When they had performed everything according to the Law of the Lord. Disciples are focused on pleasing … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – Growing Closer and Enjoying His Favor!
“The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; for you have found favor with God. “And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name Him Jesus. “He will be great … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Grief Is a Vampire!
I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today about the reality that Grief is a Vampire by reminding us that the Bible says in Proverbs 17.22 (CSB) … A joyful heart is good medicine, but a … Continue reading
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Transformed Episode #198: Stepping Forward in God’s Love!
God wants you to succeed! Welcome to the transformed podcast. In order to succeed, God calls us to trust Him in very specific ways. When we step out by faith and act, God does amazing, even supernatural things in our … Continue reading
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Transformed Episode #197: Building a Heart of Love for God!
God’s love, once truly experienced, draws us back to His side time and time again! Welcome to the transformed podcast. Such a friendship is built one day at a time and deepened month after month and year after year. As … Continue reading
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Transformed Episode #188: Accepting the Reality of God’s Great Love!
We are about to embark on a journey of immense discovery! In the next six weeks, you and a group of friends are going to discover the incredible love God holds for you, personally. You will be able to clearly … Continue reading
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