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Hope For Today #168 – Expansion Is The Result!
There is little question that’s the COVID 19 virus has wreaked a lot of havoc in our lives this year. Many of us have lost the opportunity to work. That’s brought an incredible financial strain upon our families. Many … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Treating Others Generously!
Being nice to the people in our family can be a chore sometimes. Selfishness can get in and harsh words can be spoken. Relationships can be strained when we are not on our best behavior behind closed doors. I’m Dr. … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – God Has Spoken!
“And when eight days had passed, so as to circumcise Him, His name was then called Jesus, the name given by the angel before He was conceived in the womb.” (Luke 2:21, NASB95) And when eight days had passed, … 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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