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When Problems Plague a Nation!
In one of the most familiar passages for most Bible students, King Solomon of United Israel dedicated the Temple he had built to the Lord. Then he prayed a passionate, well thought out prayer for mercy from God. For 2 … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Appreciating God’s Vindication!
Reality. It’s hard to find it when we come to a Church or a Bible message these days. There’s a lot of, “God loves you” – which is so, so true! But, what about the evil all around us? What … Continue reading
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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Willing Worker Wednesday – God Is On The Case!
“He has done a mighty deed with His arm; He has scattered the proud because of the thoughts of their hearts; He has toppled the mighty from their thrones and exalted the lowly. He has satisfied the hungry with … Continue reading
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Working on Loving Like Jesus!
It is a deep desire of my heart to be like Jesus. I am sure it is yours as well. As I work on this characteristic, I have chosen to take a very familiar passage and exchange the word “love” … Continue reading
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Transformed Podcast #182: We Refuse to Obey and Are Belligerent!
Rebellion carries with it a whole new level of hurt and destruction. Pride makes us believe we are smarter than God. Life has a way of showing us that is far from accurate. Welcome to the transformed podcast! Dr. Matthew … Continue reading
Posted in Suffering, Transformed Tagged abandon, appreciative, Bible, catastrophe, Christ, Christianity, deceive, depressed, enslaved, failure, faith, grace, Jesus, judge, judged, lip service, neglect, pain, proud, rebel, rebellious, refocus, refuse, reject, rejected, remove, repent, resist, sin, suffering, tragedy Leave a comment
Transformed Episode #155 – How to Pray For Money!
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. God loves His children and longs to meet their every need. So many people today have a shortage of finances when it comes to their daily needs. God encourages us to ask for the resources … Continue reading