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Turn-Around Tuesday – Fear Tears Away One’s Hope
“I will take nothing but what the young men have eaten, and the share of the men who went with me. Let Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre take their share.” After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – God is Able!
I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today to report that God is able! No matter our situation, no matter our circumstances, God is able! Hope For Today is a part of the ministry … Continue reading
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Transformed #306: God Gives Hope Even When We Feel Hopeless!
In the midst of our darkest hours, God is our light! In this message of encouragement and inspiration, Dr. Smith shares his own story of pain and loss through the death of his beloved wife, Melodee. As he turns our hearts … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – There Is Nothing Too Hard for God!
Photo Credit: https://adrianandjacie.wordpress.com Have you been “grinding it out” for so long that you think this might be your “new normal?” Are you beginning to fade into the pain? I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope … Continue reading
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Transformed #288: God Is Able!
Welcome to the Transformed Podcast. Today we start a new chapter in the podcast as Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, begins his relationship with Woodland Drive Baptist Church in Visalia, CA (Visalia – first I is long – sounds like “eye”) … … Continue reading
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Episode 105 – There Are No Hopeless Causes!
There are no hopeless causes! While some people’s problems seem so overwhelming and persistent, we learn in today’s episode that God’s redemptive power can transform them into “strong and graceful oaks for His own glory.” In our series, … Continue reading
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When All Seems Lost! (Psalm 74:18-23)
Photo Credit: medicaltipsinfo.blogspot.com You probably know the feeling – life was supposed to turn out differently, but it didn’t. You thought God would rescue you, but he hasn’t. You know the dire hopelessness as God has stopped speaking and … Continue reading
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A Part of the Family!
Feel free to forward this to a friend! “For whoever does the will of God is My brother and My sister and mother.” ~ Jesus Family is the cradle of our hopes and dreams, the support for our hurts and … Continue reading
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