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Willing Worker Wednesday – Being Sensitive to God’s Timing!
“There was also a prophetess, Anna, a daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was well along in years, having lived with her husband seven years after her marriage, and was a widow for 84 years. She did … 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 – When God Reboots Our Lives!
“Then Noah built an altar to the Lord and took some of every clean animal and some of every clean bird and offered burnt offerings on the altar. And when the Lord smelled the pleasing aroma, the Lord said in … Continue reading
Posted in 2 - Turn-Around Tuesdays (trials and troubles), Suffering Tagged abundant, account, altar, attention, cheap, choice, chose, confinement, curse, evil, forgiven, generous, God, goodness, grace, gracious, gratitude, heart, intention, life, lives, Lord, Noah, offering, pain, painful, personal, plan, position, praise, problems, reboot, rescing, rescue, sacrifice, situation, spiritual, thankful, thankfulness, trouble, worship, youth Leave a comment
Faith Filled Friday – Is Anything Too Hard For the Lord?
“The Lord said to Abraham, “Why did Sarah laugh and say, ‘Shall I indeed bear a child, now that I am old?’ Is anything too hard for the Lord? At the appointed time I will return to you, about this … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – Attitude’s Key to Discipleship!
“And Mary said: “My soul exalts the Lord, And my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior. For He has had regard for the humble state of His slave girl; For behold, from this time on all generations will count … Continue reading
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Magnificent Marriage Monday – Growing Into All God Intends You To Become!
“The man was intimate with his wife Eve, and she conceived and gave birth to Cain. She said, “I have had a male child with the Lord’s help.” She also gave birth to his brother Abel. Now Abel became … Continue reading
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Transformed Podcast #271: What Are the Top 10 Characteristics of a Team “Builder?”
Is there hope for the local church in America? Of course there is! We want to welcome you to the fourth installment in the “Being An Excellent Team Player” Series here on the Transformed Podcast. Church health and growth is all … Continue reading
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Transformed Episode #213: Courage to Worship!
How do we make courageous choices for God? Welcome to the Transformed podcast. I’m your host, Mike Powers. When we seek God’s favor, we must request every mercy that is favor from God for our lives and worship. God delights … Continue reading
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Transformed Episode #202: Enjoying God, No Matter the Circumstances!
God wants us to focus on His love for us, not our problems around us! Welcome to the transformed podcast! Life doesn’t always go well for the follower of Jesus. What we do in the midst of our problems will … Continue reading
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