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Hope For Today #199 – Faith Pleads For God’s Presence!
We Need God’s Presence All Around Us! Battered. So many of us feel that way. And as it seems the storm is passing for many of us on the planet, many others are suffering greatly … like India and … Continue reading
Train Them Thursday – Following God’s Timing!
“But when Herod died, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, and said, “Get up, take the Child and His mother, and go into the land of Israel; for those who sought the … 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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Magnificent Marriage Monday – Advanced Warning From Danger!
“So Noah, his sons, his wife, and his sons’ wives entered the ark because of the floodwaters … just as God had commanded him. Seven days later the floodwaters came on the earth.” (Genesis 7:7, 9-10, CSB) Seven days … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Responding to God’s Warnings!
“For behold, I will bring a flood of waters upon the earth to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life under heaven. Everything that is on the earth shall die. But I will establish my covenant with … Continue reading
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What marriage is all about!
We share from what we possess. That’s why the joy of the Lord is our strength. Once we have our hearts in tune with the Maker of our Souls and comprehend His incredible love and forgiveness, THEN we feel … Continue reading
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I Will Not Be Shaken!
As Hurricane Frances bore down on the Caribbean, I was living in Miami. So many emotions go through you when you realize that all that you own, and have accumulated over the years, could be destroyed in a matter of … Continue reading
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Buy a copy (or a case) of Secrets of a Secret Shopper!
Greg Atkinson has nailed it this time! Now you can bring the expertise of professional consultant to your church for less than a meal at your favorite fast-food place. Helping you remove barriers and distractions so your guests can … Continue reading