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Hope For Today #210 – Faith Pursues Prosperity For All!
Faith Enjoys the Supernatural! “Mordecai the Jew was second only to King Ahasuerus. He was famous among the Jews and highly esteemed by many of his relatives. He continued to pursue prosperity for his people and to speak for the … Continue reading
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Hope For Today #176 – Christmas Reminds Us Jesus Is Our King!
Christmas is less than 4 weeks away! And as we turn our focus to the HOPE of the World – our Lord and King Jesus – please take two minutes and be encouraged with some Hope For Today! We know … Continue reading
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Happy Good Friday!
It’s Good Friday, 2020! For most of us, we are in lockdown – quarantined from family and friends … and our Church families. Some have found the quarantine difficult and depressing. But for us, Children of God, we have found … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – I Give Them Eternal Life
It’s a time to celebrate the great love of God as witnessed by the giving heart of His Son, Jesus! I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today about how I Give Them Eternal … 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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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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EIL Honors Meadowlark Lemon!
Mike Powers and Meadowlark Lemon, November 12, 2000 (Photo Credit: Pastor Roger Olson) It is with great respect and admiration we broadcast this interview with the legendary basketball player, Meadowlark Lemon. His love for people, basketball and the Lord are all … Continue reading
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Transformed Episode #256: The Discipline of Sharing Our Good News!
The early church was a “gospelling” band of people. They spoke the Gospel. When the believers were driven out of Jerusalem because of the persecution after Stephen’s martyrdom, they “went about preaching the word” – literally, “evangelizing or gospelling the … Continue reading
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Episode 120 – The Gift of Forgiveness
In our last message from the forgiveness series, we join Dr. Matthew Smith, lead pastor of Pacific Baptist Church in El Segundo, California, as he reminds us that unforgiveness in us grieves the heart of God.
Taking us to the book of Ephesians, Pastor Matt shows us how the indwelling Spirit of God is heartbroken when He is not allowed to forgive others through us because of our failure to obey Jesus. Continue reading
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