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Hope For Today – God’s Expansion of Our Lives Involves a Day of Refreshing Rest!
Some people are never happy! They won’t even take a day off! They just work and work and work. And they’re so grumpy. Have you noticed it? If you haven’t, maybe we’re talking about you! Hi there, I’m Dr. Matthew … Continue reading
21 Days! January 19th – Our Faith In Action Over Our Career Lives!
Week 3: A Week of Faith in Action! January 19th Our Faith In Action Over Our Career Lives! We’re Acting on What God Says! Read: Proverbs 24:30-34 Believe: Expansion is possible when God blesses the WORK of our hands … Continue reading
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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Magnificent Marriage Monday – When God Sounds the All Clear!
“Then God spoke to Noah, “Come out of the ark, you, your wife, your sons, and your sons’ wives with you. Bring out all the living creatures that are with you—birds, livestock, those that crawl on the earth—and they will … Continue reading
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Transformed Episode #248: 12 Commands to Discover God’s Will For My Life! – Part 2
We are discovering that God’s will for our lives is an inside job – one that is discovered by a real, personal, daily, intimate walk with God. Once we get alone with God through His Word, we can hear … Continue reading
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Transformed Episode #220: God Is Light!
What a mighty God we serve! His character draws us to Him as a moth to a flame, especially today, as darkness surrounds our nation, our communities, and our lives. In this series we discover God is personal, intimate, … Continue reading
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Transformed Episode #217: How Does God Bring About Change In Our Lives?
Happiness is the byproduct of worship. Welcome to the Transformed Podcast. Being in God’s presence allows one to enter into the atmosphere of heaven. Joy is the atmosphere of heaven. David boldly declares his experience in the form of … Continue reading
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Mourning Will Have to Wait, There’s Ministry To Do!
“Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.” (Matthew 16:24, NKJV) Personal needs often take a back seat to the disciple of … Continue reading
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