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Train Them Thursday – Following God’s Timing!
“But when Herod died, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, and said, “Get up, take the Child and His mother, and go into the land of Israel; for those who sought the … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – Following the Spirit’s Leading!
“And there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon; and this man was righteous and devout, looking for the consolation of Israel; and the Holy Spirit was upon him. And it had been revealed to him by the … Continue reading
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Magnificent Marriage Monday – Favor Falls On the Obedient!
“Understand that I am bringing a flood—floodwaters on the earth to destroy every creature under heaven with the breath of life in it. Everything on earth will perish. But I will establish my covenant with you, and you will enter … Continue reading
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Magnificent Marriage Monday – One Couple Can Make a Huge Difference!
“When the Lord saw that human wickedness was widespread on the earth and that every inclination of the human mind was nothing but evil all the time, the Lord regretted that he had made man on the earth, and he … Continue reading
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Train Them Thursday – Growing Closer and Enjoying His Favor!
“The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; for you have found favor with God. “And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name Him Jesus. “He will be great … Continue reading
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Willing Worker Wednesday – Anticipating God’s Blessing!
“She who has believed is blessed because what was spoken to her by the Lord will be fulfilled!”(Luke 1:45, HCSB) She who has believed is blessed. So often we forget that our knowing isn’t enough as a leader … Continue reading
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