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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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21 Days! Week 3 … January 17th – Our Faith In Action Over Our Physical Lives!
Week 3: A Week of Faith in Action! January 17th Our Faith In Action Over Our Physical Lives! We’re Acting on What God Says! Read: 1 Corinthians 10:23-33 – 11:1 Believe: Our physical health matters greatly to our spiritual expansion … Continue reading
Train Them Thursday – Grace For the Race!
“For of His fullness we have all received, and grace upon grace.” (John 1:16, NASB95) Grace upon grace. We all make mistakes. We all have bad days. We all get grumpy. So why is it that we are … Continue reading
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Transformed #282: Winning Depends on These Strategies!
Paul was clear that we were to run the spiritual race to win! But how? How to do run to win? In our New Year series, “When Sunday School Works Well!” Dr. Matthew Lee Smith explains both the principle … Continue reading
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Transformed Podcast #269: What Are the 7 Core Character Qualities of an Excellent Team Player?
When a nation or a planet spirals out of control, only the People of God can stir the God of His People to bring about change, repentance, revival and rebirth! We are here to welcome you to the second in this … Continue reading
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4 Simple Daily Prayer Targets for Family and Friends!
As I pray daily, I ask the Lord of Life to work in the lives of my family and my friends … and those I routinely bump into and meet up with. As I seek to spread the light and … Continue reading
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Transformed Podcast #183 – We Are Sometimes Bragged Upon By God!
Why is it, when we are doing all we know to do right, suffering happens? Why would God allow us to suffer setbacks, sickness and the sorrow of death when we are doing right? Welcome to the transformed podcast. Dr. … Continue reading
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Episode 127 – What's My Life Purpose?
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. Today we continue our journey entitled, 90 Days of Abundance! At Pacific Baptist Church in El Segundo, California, Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, Lead Pastor is talking about understanding and enjoying the abundance of Jesus … Continue reading
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