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Hope For Today #223 – Faith Clings to King Jesus!
Faith Clings to King Jesus! “The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him— a Spirit of wisdom and understanding, a Spirit of counsel and strength, a Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord.” (Isaiah 11:2, CSB) … Continue reading
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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
Day 10: Honor Your Parents!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth In Our Family! Day 10: Honor Your Parents! “Honor your father and mother, which is the first commandment with a promise, so that it may go well with … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – God’s Expansion Plans As We Start Afresh!
As I asked people what they did when the lockdown was released, it was interesting to hear their responses. I was looking for the big plans that they had hoped and dreamed about. Most of the people responded about enjoying being back … Continue reading
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Happy Good Friday!
It’s Good Friday, 2020! For most of us, we are in lockdown – quarantined from family and friends … and our Church families. Some have found the quarantine difficult and depressing. But for us, Children of God, we have found … Continue reading
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Hope For Today! How God’s Expansion Continues!
As we move deeper into 2020, you have probably realized that we can step backward into shrinking thinking again like some of us did in 2019 or we can choose to use expansion thinking this year! Hi there, I’m Dr. Matthew Lee … 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