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Hope For Today #221 – Faith Enjoys All God’s Goodness!
Faith Enjoys All God’s Goodness! “I know that there is nothing better for them than to rejoice and enjoy the good life. It is also the gift of God whenever anyone eats, drinks, and enjoys all his efforts.” (Ecclesiastes 3:12–13, … Continue reading
Hope For Today #212 – Faith Asks For God’s Gifts!
Faith Asks For God’s Gifts! “Wisdom and strength belong to God; counsel and understanding are his.” (Job 12:13, CSB) When life is falling apart, how do you pray? In the midst of our cousin Job’s despair, Job gives us the hint … Continue reading
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Hope for Today #192: Faith Overcomes Sorrow!
Easter Is 2 Weeks Away! 2021 is speeding along, isn’t it? And despite the way the world tries to keep us distracted with diasater and disease, God has given Doc and the Eagles In Leadership team the word for the … Continue reading
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Hope For Today #184 – You Are Blessed, So Subdue the Earth!
2021 is moving full speed! As January speeds by, we can see the importance of living on purpose: The purpose of Growth! Our fresh new calendar on January 1st brought us fresh hope! God has given Doc and the Eagles … Continue reading
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Hope For Today #165 – Expansion Happens Even In Our Misery!
2020 has been a very hard year for many. In our ministry one of our staff members husband passed away from Covid 19 in April . Because of the lockdown many people have lost their jobs and many businesses … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Dealing With The Inevitable!
“So the Lord God said to the serpent: Because you have done this, you are cursed more than any livestock and more than any wild animal. You will move on your belly and eat dust all the days of your … Continue reading
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Transformed #306: God Gives Hope Even When We Feel Hopeless!
In the midst of our darkest hours, God is our light! In this message of encouragement and inspiration, Dr. Smith shares his own story of pain and loss through the death of his beloved wife, Melodee. As he turns our hearts … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – There Is Nothing Too Hard for God!
Photo Credit: https://adrianandjacie.wordpress.com Have you been “grinding it out” for so long that you think this might be your “new normal?” Are you beginning to fade into the pain? I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope … Continue reading
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The Hard Hearted’s Life Ends In Great Sorrow!
Thoughts from Exodus 11:4-6,9 (ESV) The hard-heartedness of Pharaoh ultimately ended in grievous sorrow and widespread death. This is so often the case, though not on the scale of Pharaoh’s Egypt. When the battle between the proud and the Lord … Continue reading
Transformed Episode #235: An Attitude of Mourning
Attitudes. Good, bad or ugly, we all have them. Welcome to the Transformed Podcast. In today’s episode, Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, director of Eagles In Leadership, discusses one of the key attitudes that mark Jesus’ disciples. Each attitude builds on the … Continue reading
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