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Hope For Today #202 – Faith Is Strong and Courageous!
Prosperity Seems Like a Strange Word These Days! With so many unemployed and barely hanging on, hearing words like succeed and prosper seem almost foreign to us. Yet, God’s Word is always true. For those of us who hang on … Continue reading
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Day 15: Our Enemies Are to Be Loved By Us!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth In Our Social Lives! Day 15: Our Enemies Are to Be Loved By Us! “I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so … 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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Day 10: Honor Your Parents!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth In Our Family! Day 10: Honor Your Parents! “Honor your father and mother, which is the first commandment with a promise, so that it may go well with … 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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Day 2: Change Flows From Our Heart!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth in Our Spiritual Lives Day 2: Change Flows From Our Heart! “Guard your heart above all else, for it is the source of life.” (Proverbs 4:23, CSB) If we … Continue reading
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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