Click any book cover to order now!
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.
These books will help guide your daily Bible reading with insights into each passage you read.
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.
Machu & Jack
(Order them now on Amazon!)
Tag Archives: problem
Hope For Today #217 – Faith Explodes In Happiness!
Faith Explodes In Happiness! “How happy is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in his ways! You will surely eat what your hands have worked for. You will be happy, and it will go well for you.” (Psalm … Continue reading
Posted in Hope For Today Tagged advice, children, crabby, cranky, expode, faith, family, fear, fears the Lord, granchildren, happiness, happy, heart, home, hope, lifestyle, my way, problem, prosper, prosperity, reveal, struggling, stubborn, wife Leave a comment
Day 17: Keep Me From Laziness; Bless Me With Riches!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth In Our Vocational Lives! Day 17: Keep Me From Laziness; Bless Me With Riches! “Idle hands make one poor, but diligent hands bring riches.”(Proverbs 10:4, CSB) Some people … Continue reading
Posted in 21 Days, Fasting Tagged blame, blessing, boss, Burden, career, climate, consequence, diligence, diligent, disease, failure, fast, fill, finaces, financial, fruitful, generosity, global, globally, goal, God, growth, heart, homelessness, honest, Job, kill, laziness, lazy, life, longing, multiply, poor, poverty, pray, problem, rich, rigor, rule, sky, soul, sphere, starvation, subdue, vocation, wealth Leave a comment
Day 3: Change Results When Faith Mixes With Prayer!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth in Our Spiritual Lives! Day 3: Change Results When Faith Mixes With Prayer! “Therefore I tell you, everything you pray and ask for—believe that you have received it … Continue reading
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
Posted in Hope For Today, Transformed Tagged advice, bad advice, command, decision, directions, directives, disaster, dreams, expansion, God, God's Word, good, hard, Holy Spirit, hopes, influence, Issues, life, listen, listening, lives, Lord, obstacle, ove, pain, painful, plan, plans, prayer, problem, problems, Proverbs, reading, succeed, suffer Leave a comment
Hope For Today – Forgiving Iniquity, Rebellion, and Sin!
Messing up. Ugh! We’ve all done it and, to be honest, sometimes the biggest problem is just being discovered. Don’t misunderstand me. The worst thing is failing. But the problem is, when we have to tell someone what we did, … Continue reading
Hope For Today – God Created the Family!
I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today about the Biblical truth that God Created the Family! Check it out at the link below. Click the link below to listen. Hope For Today is a … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Transformed Tagged benefit, Bible, bless, blessed, blessing, celebrate, celebration, connection, courage, courageous, dad, design, designer, difficulties, example, family, food, grow up, guidance, guide, holiday, hope, ingenuity, instruction, invention, life skills, mistake, mom, problem, Proverbs, think, wisdom, wise Leave a comment
Turn-Around Tuesday – Return and Submit
“The angel of the Lord found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, the spring on the way to Shur. And he said, “Hagar, servant of Sarai, where have you come from and where are you going?” She … Continue reading
Posted in 2 - Turn-Around Tuesdays (trials and troubles), Suffering Tagged Abraham, abundant, ationalize, attitude, autonomous, choice, design, desire, husband, independent, life, marriage, obey, problem, relationship, require, responsibility, self-directed, servitude, submit, talk, wife Leave a comment
Turn-Around Tuesday – Venting Our Vehemence
“And Sarai said to Abram, “May the wrong done to me be on you! I gave my servant to your embrace, and when she saw that she had conceived, she looked on me with contempt. May the Lord judge between … Continue reading
Posted in 2 - Turn-Around Tuesdays (trials and troubles), Suffering Tagged Abraham, action, anger, beautiful, bitterness, blame, broken, bumble humbling, cancer, Confession, control, damage, decision, die, distrust, doubt, erase, ess, faith, faithless, foolishness, forgive, God, guilt, heart, husband, impatience, Jesus, Lord, mistake, problem, remorse, repent, repentance, shame, sitaution, soul, stupid, Throne of God, throw up, trial, trouble, vent, wrong Leave a comment
Faith Filled Friday – Ask For BIG Things!
“These are the generations of Isaac, Abraham’s son: Abraham fathered Isaac, and Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah, the daughter of Bethuel the Aramean of Paddan-aram, the sister of Laban the Aramean, to be his wife. And … Continue reading
Posted in faith, Faith-Filled Fridays Tagged Abraham, and roll, barren, Bible, Bible studies, coincidence, conceive, concern, cry out, doubt, drop, faith, God, grande, intervene, intervention, Lord, muscle, pray, prayer, prayers, problem, resolve, reward, ruin, second generation, seek, solve, star, stop, supernatural, tall, test, universe, venti, wife, worship 2 Comments