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Hope For Today #228 – Faith Savors God’s Forgiveness!
Faith Savors God’s Forgiveness! “In those days and at that time— this is the Lord’s declaration— one will search for Israel’s iniquity, but there will be none, and for Judah’s sins, but they will not be found, for I will … Continue reading
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When Problems Plague a Nation!
In one of the most familiar passages for most Bible students, King Solomon of United Israel dedicated the Temple he had built to the Lord. Then he prayed a passionate, well thought out prayer for mercy from God. For 2 … Continue reading
Posted in Leadership Blog Tagged calamities, cause, condition, country, drought, forgive, God, heal, heaven, humble, Israel, locusts, Lord, lost, mercy, nation, offering, pandemic, passionate, people of God, plague, pray, prayer, prayerlessness, pride, problems, proud, rain, seek, Solomon, spiritual, temple, wicked, wickedness Leave a comment
21 Days! Week 3, January 18th – Our Faith In Action Over Our Family Lives!
Week 3: A Week of Faith in Action! January 18th Our Faith In Action Over Our Family Lives! We’re Acting on What God Says! Read: Matthew 12:46-50; Luke 2:51-52; 3 John 1:3-4 Believe: Love is spelled O-B-E-Y and is seen … Continue reading
Posted in 21 Days, Family, Fasting Tagged attitude, Bible, child, courage, desire, expand, expansion, extended family, faith, faithful, family, focus, forgive, heart, imitate, Jesus, kindgom, King Jesus, life, listen, love, member, obedience, obey, respond, right, sacrifice, sacririce, selfish, selfless, teaching, truth, Word of God, wrong Leave a comment
21 Days! January 15th – We’re Asking God to Renew Our Minds!
January 15th The Expansion of Our Intellectual Lives We’re Asking God to Renew Our Minds! Read: Romans 12:1-21 Believe: In order to expand our lives, our thoughts must become God-sized! (Choosing to think like our King Jesus means we look … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Forgiving Iniquity, Rebellion, and Sin!
Messing up. Ugh! We’ve all done it and, to be honest, sometimes the biggest problem is just being discovered. Don’t misunderstand me. The worst thing is failing. But the problem is, when we have to tell someone what we did, … Continue reading
Hope For Today – So I Send You!
With Easter over and the celebrating finished, the question in our hearts and minds should be, “So what do we do NOW? I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today about the purpose of … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Venting Our Vehemence
“And Sarai said to Abram, “May the wrong done to me be on you! I gave my servant to your embrace, and when she saw that she had conceived, she looked on me with contempt. May the Lord judge between … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Loving Our Enemies!
I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today about, Loving our enemies! Check it out at the link below. Click the link below to listen. Hope For Today is a part of the ministry of Eagles … 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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