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Hope For Today #211 – Faith Enjoys God’s Protection!
Faith Enjoys God’s Protection! “Satan answered the Lord, “Does Job fear God for nothing? Haven’t you placed a hedge around him, his household, and everything he owns? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased … Continue reading
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Hope For Today #200 – Faith Enjoys God’s Defense!
Confidence Is The Attitude of the Child of God! While all too many followers of King Jesus seem to be shaken, those who are close to Him know that He is near and there is nothing to fear! He … Continue reading
Before God Gives Us More Than Enough!
* We all want more from God. * We all want His blessing * We all want to be liked and well known * We all want to be promoted into something wonderful * We all want to people to … Continue reading
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21 Days – Why Do We Fast?
The core reason to fast is to reconnect with God! Life has a way of causing our spiritual life to drift in the currents of our hectic lifestyle. Connection with God gets sketchy. Time alone with God can be diminished … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – God Is With Us to Accomplish His Will!
I don’t know about you but I LOVE my maps app on my smartphone! When I want to go somewhere, it not only tells me where to go but it also tells me why it’s taking so long! I especially love the … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Praising God’s Incredible Protection!
Everyone loves to win! At our church, when we fellowship on Friday or Sunday nights, someone often brings out the chess board or the Monopoly game – or both! Of course, in every game there will be a winner … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Honoring Your Mother!
It’s Mother’s Day! That special holiday where godly men and children take care of their mother like she has taken care of them the other 364 days over the past year! I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Fear Tears Away One’s Hope
“I will take nothing but what the young men have eaten, and the share of the men who went with me. Let Aner, Eshcol, and Mamre take their share.” After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Problems Reveal the Problem!
“Now there was a famine in the land. So Abram went down to Egypt to sojourn there, for the famine was severe in the land. When he was about to enter Egypt, he said to Sarai his wife, “I … Continue reading
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Magnificent Marriage Monday – Your Wife, Your Life!
“The man named his wife Eve because she was the mother of all the living.” (Genesis 3:20, CSB) The man named his wife Eve. Eve means, “life” or “making alive.” What an incredible observation from Adam. She is … Continue reading
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