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21 Days: January 13th – We’re Asking God to Give Us More Than Enough!
January 13th The Expansion of Our Finances We’re Asking God to Give Us More Than Enough! Read: 2 Corinthians 9:1-15, especially verse 8 … “God has the power to provide you with MORE THAN ENOUGH of every kind of grace. … 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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Train Them Thursday – When Worship Flows!
“Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star … Continue reading
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Willing Worker Wednesday – Servant Leaders Are Sold Our Leaders!
“Entering the house, they saw the child with Mary His mother, and falling to their knees, they worshiped Him. Then they opened their treasures and presented Him with gifts: gold, frankincense, and myrrh.” (Matthew 2:11, HCSB) Falling to … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Great Faith in Our Great God Receives Great Victory!
I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today to encourage you to increase your faith so you can increase God’s reward in your life! Hope For Today is a part of the ministry of … Continue reading
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5 Character Traits Building A Confident Faith!
Trusting the God Who Promises the Practical “Now the Lord said to Abram, “Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. And I will make of you a great … Continue reading
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3 Big Faith Questions To Ask When God Commands!
Faith Does What God Commands, Even When It Sounds Impossible “Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his generation. Noah walked with God.” (Genesis 6:9, ESV) “And God said to Noah, “I have determined to make an end of all … Continue reading
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The Hard Hearted Break Their Agreements!
Some thoughts from Exodus 14:4, 8-9 (ESV) The hard-heartedness of Pharaoh became manifest again as he broke his agreement with Israel after they left Ramses, by hastily pursuing them to restore domination over Israel. God seeks to remove Israel’s enemies … Continue reading
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Prayer Pointers for Knowing God Better! (3)
This month we are focusing on “loving God with all our heart, soul, mind and strength.” (Mark 12.30) We invite you to take one prayer request each day as marked and pray over it repeatedly that day. We also suggest … Continue reading
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Transformed Episode #221: Our God is Trustworthy!
Nothing is more encouraging than God’s amazing faithfulness to us! Welcome to the Transformed Podcast. As we return to our series, “What a Mighty God We Serve!”, Pastor Matthew Lee Smith, explains to the people of Pacific Baptist Church … Continue reading
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