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Hope Enabler is the real-life story of one Christian parent’s struggle with a runaway child and the hope that God enabled her to have during the darkest moments of that struggle.
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Day 3, Audacious Faith WANTS the Impossible!
Has God challenged you to do something audacious in the New Year? Perhaps you are in the midst of some huge, terrifying storm that has been battering the life out of you. TODAY as we pray and fast, let us … Continue reading
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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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 #225 – Faith Is Filled With Peace!
Faith Is Filled With Peace! “There is no peace for the wicked,” says the Lord.” (Isaiah 48:22, CSB) Fear – what a terrible master! For the faith-filled disciple of King Jesus He gives us peace! God is our provider! He takes care … Continue reading
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Hope For Today #224 – Faith Praises God For Long-Ago Plans!
Faith Praises God For Long-Ago Plans! “Lord, you are my God; I will exalt you. I will praise your name, for you have accomplished wonders, plans formed long ago, with perfect faithfulness.” (Isaiah 25:1, CSB) If you’ve listened to some … Continue reading
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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 #222 – Faith Refuses to Live Rebelliously!
Faith Refuses to Live Rebelliously! “The vision concerning Judah and Jerusalem that Isaiah son of Amoz saw during the reigns of Kings Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah of Judah. Listen, heavens, and pay attention, earth, for the Lord has … Continue reading
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Hope For Today #221 – Faith Enjoys All God’s Goodness!
Faith Enjoys All God’s Goodness! “I know that there is nothing better for them than to rejoice and enjoy the good life. It is also the gift of God whenever anyone eats, drinks, and enjoys all his efforts.” (Ecclesiastes 3:12–13, … Continue reading
Hope For Today #219 – Faith Looks to One’s Harvest!
Faith Looks to One’s Own Harvest! “There is profit in all hard work, but endless talk leads only to poverty.” (Proverbs 14:23, CSB) Who doesn’t like something for FREE! During the Pandemic it seemed like most everyone had their hand out. … Continue reading