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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 #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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Day 8: Learn Wisdom!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth In Our Intellect! Day 8: Learn Wisdom! “The one who walks with the wise will become wise, but a companion of fools will suffer harm.” (Proverbs 13:20, CSB) … Continue reading
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Day 7: Develop Understanding!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth In Our Intellect! Day 7: Develop Understanding! “Counsel in a person’s heart is deep water; but a person of understanding draws it out.” (Proverbs 20:5, CSB) God has … Continue reading
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Hope For Today #176 – Christmas Reminds Us Jesus Is Our King!
Christmas is less than 4 weeks away! And as we turn our focus to the HOPE of the World – our Lord and King Jesus – please take two minutes and be encouraged with some Hope For Today! We know … Continue reading
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Hope for Today #172 – Expansion and Injustice!
Have you ever struggled with trying to figure out what God is doing in your life?I mean really, sometimes the pain and suffering, the difficulties and troubles just won’t go away! And – at times – they are just too … Continue reading
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What Covid-19 Has Given Me!
While joining in corporate worship is good and it is enjoyable to honor His name with God’s people, I am thrilled for the time alone with Him daily in the Word as I hear His voice so clearly and He … Continue reading
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21 Days! January 11th – We’re Asking God to Grow Our Families!
January 11th: The Expansion of Our Family Lives We’re Asking God to Grow Our Families! Read: Ephesians 5:22 – 6:9 Believe: Our family relationships are the FOUNDATIONAL VIDEO of the reality of our faith. (In other words, if we cannot … Continue reading
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Magnificent Marriage Monday – Valuing Our Wives As God’s Gift To Us!
“Abraham replied, “I thought, ‘There is absolutely no fear of God in this place. They will kill me because of my wife.’ Besides, she really is my sister, the daughter of my father though not the daughter of my mother, … Continue reading
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