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Hope For Today #228 – Faith Savors God’s Forgiveness!
Faith Savors God’s Forgiveness! “In those days and at that time— this is the Lord’s declaration— one will search for Israel’s iniquity, but there will be none, and for Judah’s sins, but they will not be found, for I will … Continue reading
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Hope For Today #225 – Faith Is Filled With Peace!
Faith Is Filled With Peace! “There is no peace for the wicked,” says the Lord.” (Isaiah 48:22, CSB) Fear – what a terrible master! For the faith-filled disciple of King Jesus He gives us peace! God is our provider! He takes care … Continue reading
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Hope For Today #223 – Faith Clings to King Jesus!
Faith Clings to King Jesus! “The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him— a Spirit of wisdom and understanding, a Spirit of counsel and strength, a Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord.” (Isaiah 11:2, CSB) … Continue reading
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Hope For Today #206 – Faith Enjoys the Supernatural!
Faith Enjoys the Supernatural! “The priests carrying the ark of the Lord’s covenant stood firmly on dry ground in the middle of the Jordan, while all Israel crossed on dry ground until the entire nation had finished crossing the Jordan.” … Continue reading
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Hope for Today #197 – Faith Isn’t Terrified!
Fear Is So Easy to Yield To – But DON’T! One of the greatest weapons the Devil uses against the Children of God is fear! He loves to shake us from the shadows! Yet, God is WITH US – we … Continue reading
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Hope For Today #186 – Love God!
It’s All About Love! Stepping into February, we want to focus on the life of King Jesus! The life of a Child of God is focused by Love! As we keep our focus on 2021, Our Year of Growth! – please … Continue reading
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Hope for Today #172 – Expansion and Injustice!
Have you ever struggled with trying to figure out what God is doing in your life?I mean really, sometimes the pain and suffering, the difficulties and troubles just won’t go away! And – at times – they are just too … Continue reading
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Hope For Today #168 – Expansion Is The Result!
There is little question that’s the COVID 19 virus has wreaked a lot of havoc in our lives this year. Many of us have lost the opportunity to work. That’s brought an incredible financial strain upon our families. Many … Continue reading
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21 Days! January 11th – We’re Asking God to Grow Our Families!
January 11th: The Expansion of Our Family Lives We’re Asking God to Grow Our Families! Read: Ephesians 5:22 – 6:9 Believe: Our family relationships are the FOUNDATIONAL VIDEO of the reality of our faith. (In other words, if we cannot … Continue reading
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