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Hope For Today #217 – Faith Explodes In Happiness!
Faith Explodes In Happiness! “How happy is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in his ways! You will surely eat what your hands have worked for. You will be happy, and it will go well for you.” (Psalm … Continue reading
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Hope For Today #200 – Faith Enjoys God’s Defense!
Confidence Is The Attitude of the Child of God! While all too many followers of King Jesus seem to be shaken, those who are close to Him know that He is near and there is nothing to fear! He … Continue reading
Day 21: More Than Enough!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth In Our Financial Lives! Day 21: More Than Enough! “God has the power to provide you with more than enough of every kind of grace. That way, you … Continue reading
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Hope for Today #161 – Expansion Plans Flourish When We Work Together in Unity!
Do you struggle with people who will not help? I mean really, why do some people have to be so very, very contrary? In fact, it seems like some people are just gifted to be antagonistic and self-centered. If these … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – God’s Expansion of Our Lives Involves a Day of Refreshing Rest!
Some people are never happy! They won’t even take a day off! They just work and work and work. And they’re so grumpy. Have you noticed it? If you haven’t, maybe we’re talking about you! Hi there, I’m Dr. Matthew … Continue reading
Hope for Today – Rejoicing In God’s Presence!
Editor’s Note: This was delayed to be posted because of the wedding preparations and an “iffy” internet connection (was supposed to be up on August 11, 2019). Please accept our apologies. Thank you! Have you noticed how many people today are … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Celebrating God’s Saving Strength!
Trouble! We all have it, most of the time. Whether it’s the traffic on our commute, the wash machine we need right now, the child that won’t listen or the family … remember the 4thof July? … or the family, … Continue reading
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Magnificent Marriage Monday – Dealing With Your Disobedience!
“And he said to the man, “Because you listened to your wife and ate from the tree about which I commanded you, ‘Do not eat from it’: The ground is cursed because of you. You will eat from it by … Continue reading
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What marriage is all about!
We share from what we possess. That’s why the joy of the Lord is our strength. Once we have our hearts in tune with the Maker of our Souls and comprehend His incredible love and forgiveness, THEN we feel … Continue reading
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