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Hope For Today #227 – Faith Thanks God For Success!
Faith Thanks God for Success! “If you have raced with runners and they have worn you out, how can you compete with horses? If you stumble in a peaceful land, what will you do in the thickets of the Jordan?” … Continue reading
Hope For Today #223 – Faith Clings to King Jesus!
Faith Clings to King Jesus! “The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him— a Spirit of wisdom and understanding, a Spirit of counsel and strength, a Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord.” (Isaiah 11:2, CSB) … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Don’t Give Up!
I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today to encourage you: Don’t Give Up because God speaks Hope For Today when he says in 2 Chronicles 15.7, (CSB) from the distress of His people in … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – When God Remembers Us!
“But God remembered Noah and all the beasts and all the livestock that were with him in the ark. And God made a wind blow over the earth, and the waters subsided. The fountains of the deep and the … Continue reading
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Transformed Episode #228: Persist – When My Faith is Rewarded
Why doesn’t God answer us quickly? Isn’t He the one who told us to, “Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full”? (John 16:24, ESV) Well, what’s wrong then? We’ve been asking and nothing’s been happening. Welcome … Continue reading
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