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21 Days! Week 3, January 18th – Our Faith In Action Over Our Family Lives!
Week 3: A Week of Faith in Action! January 18th Our Faith In Action Over Our Family Lives! We’re Acting on What God Says! Read: Matthew 12:46-50; Luke 2:51-52; 3 John 1:3-4 Believe: Love is spelled O-B-E-Y and is seen … Continue reading
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Faith Filled Friday – Do Not Delay!
“And he and the men who were with him ate and drank, and they spent the night there. When they arose in the morning, he said, “Send me away to my master.” Her brother and her mother said, “Let the … Continue reading
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Faith Filled Friday – Believing God Will Work!
“The Lord, the God of heaven, who took me from my father’s house and from the land of my kindred, and who spoke to me and swore to me, ‘To your offspring I will give this land,’ he will send … Continue reading
Willing Worker Wednesday – Delay Can Be Deadly!
“After they were gone, an angel of the Lord suddenly appeared to Joseph in a dream, saying, “Get up! Take the child and His mother, flee to Egypt, and stay there until I tell you. For Herod is about to … Continue reading
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Faith Filled Friday – Pre-Determined Doubt!
“Besides, she is indeed my sister, the daughter of my father though not the daughter of my mother, and she became my wife. And when God caused me to wander from my father’s house, I said to her, ‘This is … Continue reading
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Willing Worker Wednesday – Hurry, Go and See What God Has Revealed!
“When the angels had left them and returned to heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let’s go straight to Bethlehem and see what has happened, which the Lord has made known to us.” They hurried off and found both … Continue reading
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Willing Worker Wednesday – Anticipating God’s Blessing!
“She who has believed is blessed because what was spoken to her by the Lord will be fulfilled!”(Luke 1:45, HCSB) She who has believed is blessed. So often we forget that our knowing isn’t enough as a leader … Continue reading
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Willing Worker Wednesday – Focus On Those Who Respond!
“He came to His own, and His own people did not receive Him. But to all who did receive Him, He gave them the right to be children of God, to those who believe in His name, who were … Continue reading
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Transformed Episode #211: Searching God’s Heart for God’s Will
How do we discern God’s will? Welcome to the Transformed podcast. Time has a way of exposing the wisdom of our choices. Jesus taught this truth by saying, “But wisdom is shown to be right by the lives of those … Continue reading
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