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Entering Into Death’s Shadow Valley is Dr. Matthew Lee Smith’s journey through the horrific process of losing his life-partner, Melodee Joy. It is meant to help others who enter this treacherous and often perilous path.
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Hope Enabler is the real-life story of one Christian parent’s struggle with a runaway child and the hope that God enabled her to have during the darkest moments of that struggle.
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Faith Filled Friday – Recognizing God’s Hand In The Matter
“Then Laban and Bethuel answered and said, “The thing has come from the Lord; we cannot speak to you bad or good. Behold, Rebekah is before you; take her and go, and let her be the wife of your master’s … Continue reading
Train Them Thursday – When God Speaks!
“Now when they had gone, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up! Take the Child and His mother and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Tragedies Are Often Stepping-Stones!
“Terah took Abram his son and Lot the son of Haran, his grandson, and Sarai his daughter-in-law, his son Abram’s wife, and they went forth together from Ur of the Chaldeans to go into the land of Canaan, but when … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Dealing With The Inevitable!
“So the Lord God said to the serpent: Because you have done this, you are cursed more than any livestock and more than any wild animal. You will move on your belly and eat dust all the days of your … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Escaping The Griminess of Our Corrupt World!
Christmas seems light years ago, doesn’t it? Life waits for no one. And, as quickly as the calm and peace of Christmas came and went, the chaos and panic of the New Year has overwhelmed us again. I’m Dr. Matthew … Continue reading
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Episode 135 – How Do I Enjoy a Fruitful Life?
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. In today’s episode, Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, Lead Pastor at Pacific Baptist Church in El Segundo, California will show us from Galatians 5 how we can live a life blessed by the fruitfulness of God! … Continue reading
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