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Magnificent Marriage Monday – Favor Falls On the Obedient!
“Understand that I am bringing a flood—floodwaters on the earth to destroy every creature under heaven with the breath of life in it. Everything on earth will perish. But I will establish my covenant with you, and you will enter … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – God Silences Doubt!
“Zacharias said to the angel, “How will I know this for certain? For I am an old man and my wife is advanced in years.” The angel answered and said to him, “I am Gabriel, who stands in the … Continue reading
Posted in Discipleship, Train Them Thursdays (discipleship) Tagged ability, angel, believe, Bible, blameless, change, character, circumstances, create, dead, declare, disciple, discipleship, Distance, doubt, effective, epitome, example, faith, faithfully, frutiful, God, integrity, Jesus, lie, life, married, poison, proclaim, promise, react, rewardd, right living, serve, serving, situation, time, Trust, truth, truthfulness, virus, will, word, Word of God Leave a comment
Working on Loving Like Jesus!
It is a deep desire of my heart to be like Jesus. I am sure it is yours as well. As I work on this characteristic, I have chosen to take a very familiar passage and exchange the word “love” … Continue reading
Posted in christian life, Discipleship, Uncategorized Tagged Bible, calm, character, courageous, covet, focus, God, insistent, integrity, Jesus, judgmental, love, patience, persistence, pleasure, pride, proud, selfish, selfless, temper, Trust Leave a comment
Transformed Episode #219: Are You Enjoying the Benefits of God’s Wisdom?
Traveling through life with wisdom means you have many other helpful friends as well. Welcome to the Transformed Podcast. In any journey, most of the joy is found in our traveling companions. Great friends will mean a great … Continue reading
Posted in Deeper Walk With God, Love of God, Transformed Tagged 4 spiritual laws, benefits, Bible, blessing, disciple, disciplined, fear the Lord, Financial Peace University, food, fool, godly, good sense, Grief, growing, happy, integrity, joy, knowledge of the Holy One, memories, money, repent, safety, spiritual journey, teachability, tithe, wisdom Leave a comment
Transformed Episode #218: How Does God Bring Happiness to Our Lives?
Happiness is the result of obeying God’s commands. Alignment of our practice with God’s Word is the source of real peace and joy. Welcome to the Transformed Podcast. When our actions match His revealed will, we enjoy life. … Continue reading
Posted in Deeper Walk With God, Love of God, Transformed Tagged alignment, antidepressant, Bible, commandment, compare, confidence, Debt, discipleship, double-minded, doubt, faith, faithfulness, friend, happiness, happy, heart, integrity, lifestyle, loyalty, obedience, pray, principle, Psalms, Robin Williams, shame, sin, temptation, worship Leave a comment
Transformed Episode #215: How Can We Display the Evidence of God’s Presence?
There is always a reward for the righteous! Welcome to the Transformed Podcast. It is a part of the justice of God to reward a person as their deeds deserve. Job was the finest of his day and God … Continue reading
Posted in Deeper Walk With God, Love of God, Transformed Tagged accepted, Bible, blessed, blood pressure, comfort, control, discipleship, disease, empathy, generosity, glroy, God, God is working, Good News, heart, hope, inaccurate, integrity, Intimacy, Job, loyalty, mercy, motives, offended, offering, patience, restore, reward, sacrilege, schedule, shield, sinner, stress, struggling, submission, suffering, supremacy, Trust, vindicated, Word of God Leave a comment
Transformed Episode #214: How Do We Trust God When Life Stinks?
Deeper, closer, more real … that’s what God longs for with you! Like any relationship, drawing close is where friendship grows and benefits abound. In this new series of six messages, we will explore the journey into a deeper walk … Continue reading
Posted in Deeper Walk With God, Love of God, Transformed Tagged attack, blameless, bragging, destroy, devil, glorify, God, God is working, integrity, Jesus, Job, kill, love, mediator, nostagia, pain, permission, protection, rebellion, repent, Satan, steal, suffer, suffering, temptation, trial, Trust, understand, why do we suffer, worship Leave a comment
Transformed Podcast #183 – We Are Sometimes Bragged Upon By God!
Why is it, when we are doing all we know to do right, suffering happens? Why would God allow us to suffer setbacks, sickness and the sorrow of death when we are doing right? Welcome to the transformed podcast. Dr. … Continue reading
Posted in Suffering, Transformed Tagged bad, competitive opposition, conflict, faith, faithfulness, fear, fighting, gentleness, God, goodness, group rivalry, hate, integrity, jealousy, joy, kindness, losing your temper, love, loyalty, mature, obsession, patience, peace, problems, Satan, self control, selfishness, suffering, test, wisdom Leave a comment
Transformed Episode #168 – Devoted to God’s Heart!
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. The Focus of the Church is the exaltation of Jesus Christ as King of all – our purpose, our meaning, our agenda, our income, our expenses, our treasure, our time, our talents, our lives. In … Continue reading
Posted in Church Health, Transformed, Uncategorized Tagged actions, attitude, Bible, blessing, Christian, church, focus, Holy Spirit, indwelling, integrity, Jesus, King, king of glory, life, power, praise, small group, spirit Leave a comment