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Hope For Today #160 – Making God’s Expansion Plans Our Top Priority!
There’s nothing better than going out to the garden and bringing in a basket of tomatoes, pulling some carrots, or bringing in some green peppers. Enjoying the fruit of one’s labor is what life is all about. Hi there, I’m … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – God’s Expansion Plans As We Start Afresh!
As I asked people what they did when the lockdown was released, it was interesting to hear their responses. I was looking for the big plans that they had hoped and dreamed about. Most of the people responded about enjoying being back … Continue reading
Posted in Hope For Today, Transformed Tagged 2020, Bible, clergy, confidence, dreams, eternity, family, fasting, future, Holy Spirit, hopes, Israel, lockdown, mission, New Year, Noah, pastor, plans, prayer, purpose, quarantine, siritual, spirit, tour, virus, Vision, worldly Leave a comment
Hope For Today In Times of Disaster!
Whatever else we want to say about the global pandemic we have been in, one thing is for sure: We have never seen anything like this in our lifetime. Everything closed, people frantic and panicked; People struggling and trying to … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – The Seeds of God’s Expansion For Our Lives Are to Be Found In …
I love planting seeds and watching things grow. It’s so much fun for me to till the ground, plant, and then watch, tend and water my garden until there are onions and carrots and cabbage and tomatoes and squash, watermelons … Continue reading
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Magnificent Marriage Monday – When God Sounds the All Clear!
“Then God spoke to Noah, “Come out of the ark, you, your wife, your sons, and your sons’ wives with you. Bring out all the living creatures that are with you—birds, livestock, those that crawl on the earth—and they will … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Self-Inflicted Troubles!
“Now the whole earth had one language and the same words. And as people migrated from the east, they found a plain in the land of Shinar and settled there. And they said to one another, “Come, let us make … Continue reading
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Magnificent Marriage Monday – Advanced Warning From Danger!
“So Noah, his sons, his wife, and his sons’ wives entered the ark because of the floodwaters … just as God had commanded him. Seven days later the floodwaters came on the earth.” (Genesis 7:7, 9-10, CSB) Seven days … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Bad Choices, Worse Choices!
“Noah began to be a man of the soil, and he planted a vineyard. He drank of the wine and became drunk and lay uncovered in his tent. And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father … Continue reading
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Magnificent Marriage Monday – God Protects Magnificent Marriages!
“Then the Lord said to Noah, “Enter the ark, you and all your household, for I have seen that you alone are righteous before me in this generation.” (Genesis 7:1, CSB) For I have seen that you alone are righteous … Continue reading
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