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Hope For Today #204 – Faith Doesn’t Disclose Methods!
“Joshua son of Nun secretly sent two men as spies from the Acacia Grove, saying, “Go and scout the land, especially Jericho.” So they left, and they came to the house of a prostitute named Rahab, and stayed there.” (Joshua … Continue reading
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Hope For Today #165 – Expansion Happens Even In Our Misery!
2020 has been a very hard year for many. In our ministry one of our staff members husband passed away from Covid 19 in April . Because of the lockdown many people have lost their jobs and many businesses … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – God’s Expansion Plans Are Hampered!
Bad advice. We’ve all taken it and we’ve all suffered from it. It seems like everyone has a plan for our lives, and many people are working very hard to make sure we do not succeed in 2020! Hi there, … Continue reading
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Magnificent Marriage Monday – Our Wives Are Essential!
“This is why a man leaves his father and mother and bonds with his wife, and they become one flesh.” (Genesis 2:24, CSB) They become one flesh. Unity is essential to magnificent marriages. Division leads to disaster. Only … Continue reading
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Hard Heartedness Refuses to Listen to One’s Inner Circle!
Some thoughts from Exodus 8:18-19 (ESV) The hard-heartedness of Pharaoh refused to listen to his innermost circle of trusted advisors despite their unified agreement. As we have already stated, pride creates deafness. Everyone else is wrong. I am the only one … Continue reading
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Teaching Those Who Are Listening – Part 3!
Feel free to forward this to a friend! “Actions are fruits; words are but leaves.” ~ English Proverb We are continuing to watch Jesus answer an important question: “How do we, as Eagle Leaders, separate the sincere from the insincere?” … Continue reading
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Teaching Those Who Are Listening!
Feel free to forward this to a friend! “The man who is too old to learn was probably always too old to learn.” ~ Caryl Haskins How do we, as Eagle Leaders, separate the sincere from the insincere? Leadership is … Continue reading
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