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Investigate Before We Imitate!
There is a powerful lesson here if we will STOP, read it many times, read the verse many times, and then ask God a simple question: “Do I want MY life to like THEIR life … the one they HIDE … Continue reading
Faith Filled Friday – Sins of the Father
“So Isaac settled in Gerar. When the men of the place asked him about his wife, he said, “She is my sister,” for he feared to say, “My wife,” thinking, “lest the men of the place should kill me because … Continue reading
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Faith Filled Friday – A Half-Truth Faith
“From there Abraham journeyed toward the territory of the Negeb and lived between Kadesh and Shur; and he sojourned in Gerar. And Abraham said of Sarah his wife, “She is my sister.” And Abimelech king of Gerar sent and took … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Jesus, the Savior of All!
I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today about celebrating the real reason for the season: The Birth of Our Savior! Hope For Today is a part of the ministry of Eagles In Leadership. … Continue reading
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Faith Filled Friday – When Faith Is Weak!
“But before they lay down, the men of the city, the men of Sodom, both young and old, all the people to the last man, surrounded the house. And they called to Lot, “Where are the men who came to … 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
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Denial Leads to Our Destruction!
“Cain said to his brother Abel, “Let’s go out to the field.” And while they were in the field, Cain attacked his brother Abel and killed him. Then the Lord said to Cain, “Where is your brother Abel?” … Continue reading
Posted in 2 - Turn-Around Tuesdays (trials and troubles), Suffering Tagged Abel, action, arrogance, brother's keeper, Cain, child, choice, consequences, distraction, failure, forgiveness, frustrated, frustration, guilt, honest, humble, lie, life, mean, mercy, mistakes, obstinate, parent, pride, responsibility, teachable, transparent, trapped, trials, troubles, wrong-doing Leave a comment
Faith Filled Friday – Faith Follows God’s Lead!
“Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you … Continue reading