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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 – Praising God’s Incredible Protection!
Everyone loves to win! At our church, when we fellowship on Friday or Sunday nights, someone often brings out the chess board or the Monopoly game – or both! Of course, in every game there will be a winner … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Keeping Your Life for Eternity
Are you about ready for Easter? It seems almost impossible that the year is slipping away so fast, doesn’t it? Pretty soon it will be the 4thof July, we’ll be enjoying cookouts and celebrating with family and friends again! Time … Continue reading
Hope For Today – Having Eternal Life!
While the world celebrates with a bunny, we know it’s all about the substitutionary Lamb of God who takes away our sin! I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today about how Having Eternal … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – When God Speaks!
“Now when they had gone, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up! Take the Child and His mother and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – Perplexed When Favored By God!
“Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the descendants of David; and the virgin’s name … Continue reading
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Willing Worker Wednesday – Exploding in Praise!
“And Mary said: My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, and my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior, because He has looked with favor on the humble condition of His slave. Surely, from now on all generations … Continue reading
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Transformed #302: Taking Care of Your Community!
“Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.” (3 John 2, ESV) “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:39, ESV) Thriving … Continue reading
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Questions for the New Year
As the calendar counts down its last days of this year, I stop as I always do and ponder a few questions that help me refocus. As Paul so clearly told us, “When Christ who is your life appears, then … Continue reading
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Studying James 1:10
Welcome to the Transformed Podcast! Dr. Matthew Smith, director of Eagles In Leadership, continues to teach verse by verse through the book of James, one verse per podcast. These studies were recorded live in his class at Bible Believers Christian … Continue reading
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