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Tag Archives: Unity
Hope for Today #161 – Expansion Plans Flourish When We Work Together in Unity!
Do you struggle with people who will not help? I mean really, why do some people have to be so very, very contrary? In fact, it seems like some people are just gifted to be antagonistic and self-centered. If these … Continue reading
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Magnificent Marriage Monday – Treating Our Spouse With Respect!
“Early in the morning Abimelech got up, called all his servants together, and personally told them all these things, and the men were terrified. Then Abimelech called Abraham in and said to him, “What have you done to us? How … Continue reading
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Willing Worker Wednesday – Am I Growing?
“The boy grew up and became strong, filled with wisdom, and God’s grace was on Him.” (Luke 2:40, HCSB) The boy grew up and became strong, filled with wisdom, and God’s grace was on Him. Growth. It is the natural … Continue reading
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Magnificent Marriage Monday – Our Wives Are Essential!
“This is why a man leaves his father and mother and bonds with his wife, and they become one flesh.” (Genesis 2:24, CSB) They become one flesh. Unity is essential to magnificent marriages. Division leads to disaster. Only … Continue reading
Posted in Magnificent Marriage Mondays, Marriage Tagged choice, conversation, cooperation, couple, desires, disaster, division, emotional, enjoyment, financial, heart, husband, Inventory, listening, love, marriage, needs, one flesh, parents, problme, prosper, psychological relational, sacrifice, selflessness, sex, understanding, Unity, wife, wisdom Leave a comment
Magnificent Marriage Monday – Help Is Already Here!
“Then the Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper corresponding to him.”” (Genesis 2:18, CSB) A helper corresponding to him. When God makes two people into one, He blesses … Continue reading
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Magnificent Marriage Monday – Made in God’s Image!
“Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, according to our likeness. They will rule the fish of the sea, the birds of the sky, the livestock, the whole earth, and the creatures that crawl on the earth.” … Continue reading
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Transformed #283: Modeling Our Sunday School After New Testament Health and Growth!
Sometimes we make the simple way too complicated. This is especially true when it comes to our discipleship using Sunday School or small groups. As we continue our New Year series, “When Sunday School Works Well!” Dr. Matthew Lee Smith … Continue reading
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Transformed Podcast #280: Sunday School Focuses on Spiritual Maturity!
Someone has described the American Church as 100 miles wide and an inch deep – ouch! Spiritual maturity is truly to be a primary goal of the Church … … and in our New Year series, “When Sunday School Works … Continue reading
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Episode 148 – Why Did God Make Money Anyway?
Welcome to the Transformed podcast. I’m your host Mike Powers. Money. Just the word incites a flurry of emotions. People long for it, work hard to get it, will do many things in order to have more of it and … Continue reading