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Train Them Thursday – Faith’s Beginning – Repentance!
“John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And all the country of Judea was going out to him, and all the people of Jerusalem; and they were being baptized by … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – Discipling Our Children
“And when He became twelve, they went up there according to the custom of the Feast; and as they were returning, after spending the full number of days, the boy Jesus stayed behind in Jerusalem. But His parents were unaware … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Happy Wife, Happy Life?
“Now Sarai, Abram’s wife, had borne him no children. She had a female Egyptian servant whose name was Hagar. And Sarai said to Abram, “Behold now, the Lord has prevented me from bearing children. Go in to my servant; it … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – How We Measure God’s Value!
“When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy. After coming into the house they saw the Child with Mary His mother; and they fell to the ground and worshiped Him. Then, opening their treasures, they presented to … Continue reading
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Willing Worker Wednesday – Learning Our Lessons In the Silence!
“So they motioned to his father to find out what he wanted him to be called. He asked for a writing tablet and wrote: HIS NAME IS JOHN. And they were all amazed. Immediately his mouth was opened and his … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Trials and Troubles Often Start By Choice!
““No! You will not die,” the serpent said to the woman. “In fact, God knows that when you eat it your eyes will be opened and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” The woman saw that … Continue reading
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Episode 134 – How Do I Hear the Voice of God?
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. It’s great to have you join us for what proves to be a powerful episode. Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, Lead Pastor at Pacific Baptist Church in El Segundo, California will be talking about how we … Continue reading
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