Studying James 2:23

Date September 16, 2014

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Welcome to the Transformed Podcast!

Dr. Matthew Smith, director of Eagles In Leadership, continues to teach verse by verse through the book of James, one verse per podcast. These studies were recorded live in his class at Bible Believers Christian College and Seminary in Hawthorne, California.

The book of James has been called, “the faith explained” and that is the purpose of these teachings. These short studies are designed to help you grow your faith.

Now, let’s open our Bibles to the book of James as Dr. Smith discusses our faith from the words of the step-brother of Jesus, the head of the Jerusalem Church …

Transformed Episode #219: Are You Enjoying the Benefits of God’s Wisdom?

Date September 14, 2014

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Traveling through life with wisdom means you have many other helpful friends as well.

Welcome to the Transformed Podcast.

In any journey, most of the joy is found in our traveling companions. Great friends will mean a great trip. Sour friends will mean a difficult outing.

As we journey through this life, wisdom is our companion and our guide. And what a guide she is!

Now, let’s listen as Pastor Matthew Lee Smith, shows the people of Pacific Baptist Church in El Segundo, CAthe friends wisdom will introduce us to. Each friend has a tremendous benefit for our life on Earth!

Would You Like to Help Spread the Word?

Perhaps you would you consider sharing this message with a friend? God longs to release the captives of our culture into the freedom of faith. Thank you for your consideration!

If you would like to explore how you can experience the love of God in a deeper, more real way, Dr. Smith has written a book to take you to the next level!

In His Image explores God’s great love for humanity from every book of the Bible. From the creation of Genesis to the culmination in Revelation, God’s love shines through every page. Never is this ever clearer than in the times of Israel’s great betrayal of their God. His passionate pursuit of His children can be heard dripping from his voice as He calls them (and us by proxy) back to His shelter and protection.

This book was written …

  • To convince the reader of God’s intense and immense love for them;
  • To encourage the reader to reach out to the God who is passionately in love with them;
  • To strengthen the reader’s faith in God’s compassion; and
  • To motivate the reader to share the love of God with every person they meet.

It is very clear God loves people of all races and ethnicities. Therefore, whenever appropriate to the passage of the day, emphasis is made on the issue of racial reconciliation around God’s love. His love becomes the motivation for evangelism and for community. In each daily devotional …

There is a Biblical Scripture they are encouraged to read;

There is a passage of Scripture to read in the devotional itself;

There is the devotional to read which focuses the reader on a single thought, broken into two, three or four practical ideas they can utilize that day in their lives; and

There is a thought to take with the reader each day which summarizes the theme concerning God’s great love for them.

You can order your copy In His Image at the Eagles In Leadership website by clicking the appropriate link on the right hand side panel of the Eagles In Leadership website.

Today’s episode was recorded live in El Segundo, California and edited by Ryan Longsworth in Los Angeles, California.

And now, until next time, we are praying you would be filled with the love of God so that you can demonstrate His love to the lost and dying in your city! God bless!

 

Studying James 2:22!

Date September 9, 2014

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Welcome to the Transformed Podcast!

Dr. Matthew Smith, director of Eagles In Leadership, continues to teach verse by verse through the book of James, one verse per podcast. These studies were recorded live in his class at Bible Believers Christian College and Seminary in Hawthorne, California.

The book of James has been called, “the faith explained” and that is the purpose of these teachings. These short studies are designed to help you grow your faith.

Now, let’s open our Bibles to the book of James as Dr. Smith discusses our faith from the words of the step-brother of Jesus, the head of the Jerusalem Church …

Transformed Episode #218: How Does God Bring Happiness to Our Lives?

Date September 7, 2014

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Happiness is the result of obeying God’s commands. Alignment of our practice with God’s Word is the source of real peace and joy.

Welcome to the Transformed Podcast.

When our actions match His revealed will, we enjoy life. As we enter His presence regularly, we see a new glimpse of His glory and yearn for more of His work in our lives. It takes a lifetime to bring each and every area of our lives into agreement with God’s written Word.

Today, Pastor Matthew Lee Smith of Pacific Baptist Church in El Segundo, CA helps us discover the many rewards given to those who “walk the talk.”

 

Would You Like to Help Spread the Word?

Perhaps you would you consider sharing this message with a friend? God longs to release the captives of our culture into the freedom of faith. Thank you for your consideration!

If you would like to explore how you can experience the love of God in a deeper, more real way, Dr. Smith has written a book to take you to the next level!

In His Image explores God’s great love for humanity from every book of the Bible. From the creation of Genesis to the culmination in Revelation, God’s love shines through every page. Never is this ever clearer than in the times of Israel’s great betrayal of their God. His passionate pursuit of His children can be heard dripping from his voice as He calls them (and us by proxy) back to His shelter and protection.

This book was written …

  • To convince the reader of God’s intense and immense love for them;
  • To encourage the reader to reach out to the God who is passionately in love with them;
  • To strengthen the reader’s faith in God’s compassion; and
  • To motivate the reader to share the love of God with every person they meet.

It is very clear God loves people of all races and ethnicities. Therefore, whenever appropriate to the passage of the day, emphasis is made on the issue of racial reconciliation around God’s love. His love becomes the motivation for evangelism and for community. In each daily devotional …

There is a Biblical Scripture they are encouraged to read;

There is a passage of Scripture to read in the devotional itself;

There is the devotional to read which focuses the reader on a single thought, broken into two, three or four practical ideas they can utilize that day in their lives; and

There is a thought to take with the reader each day which summarizes the theme concerning God’s great love for them.

You can order your copy In His Image at the Eagles In Leadership website by clicking the appropriate link on the right hand side panel of the Eagles In Leadership website.

Today’s episode was recorded live in El Segundo, California and edited by Ryan Longsworth in Los Angeles, California.

And now, until next time, we are praying you would be filled with the love of God so that you can demonstrate His love to the lost and dying in your city! God bless!

Studying James 2:21!

Date September 2, 2014

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Welcome to the Transformed Podcast!

Dr. Matthew Smith, director of Eagles In Leadership, continues to teach verse by verse through the book of James, one verse per podcast. These studies were recorded live in his class at Bible Believers Christian College and Seminary in Hawthorne, California.

The book of James has been called, “the faith explained” and that is the purpose of these teachings. These short studies are designed to help you grow your faith.

Now, let’s open our Bibles to the book of James as Dr. Smith discusses our faith from the words of the step-brother of Jesus, the head of the Jerusalem Church …

Transformed Episode #217: How Does God Bring About Change In Our Lives?

Date August 31, 2014

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Happiness is the byproduct of worship.

Welcome to the Transformed Podcast.

Being in God’s presence allows one to enter into the atmosphere of heaven. Joy is the atmosphere of heaven.

David boldly declares his experience in the form of a prayer: “You will show me the way of life, granting me the joy of your presence and the pleasures of living with you forever (Psalm 16:11).”

As the psalmists express the byproducts of worship, we, along with the people of Pacific Baptist Church in El Segundo, CA discover how they form the atmosphere of heaven on Earth in our lives as Pastor Matthew Lee Smith teaches from the Psalms!

 

Would You Like to Help Spread the Word?

Perhaps you would you consider sharing this message with a friend? God longs to release the captives of our culture into the freedom of faith. Thank you for your consideration!

If you would like to explore how you can experience the love of God in a deeper, more real way, Dr. Smith has written a book to take you to the next level!

In His Image explores God’s great love for humanity from every book of the Bible. From the creation of Genesis to the culmination in Revelation, God’s love shines through every page. Never is this ever clearer than in the times of Israel’s great betrayal of their God. His passionate pursuit of His children can be heard dripping from his voice as He calls them (and us by proxy) back to His shelter and protection.

This book was written …

  • To convince the reader of God’s intense and immense love for them;
  • To encourage the reader to reach out to the God who is passionately in love with them;
  • To strengthen the reader’s faith in God’s compassion; and
  • To motivate the reader to share the love of God with every person they meet.

It is very clear God loves people of all races and ethnicities. Therefore, whenever appropriate to the passage of the day, emphasis is made on the issue of racial reconciliation around God’s love. His love becomes the motivation for evangelism and for community. In each daily devotional …

There is a Biblical Scripture they are encouraged to read;

There is a passage of Scripture to read in the devotional itself;

There is the devotional to read which focuses the reader on a single thought, broken into two, three or four practical ideas they can utilize that day in their lives; and

There is a thought to take with the reader each day which summarizes the theme concerning God’s great love for them.

You can order your copy In His Image at the Eagles In Leadership website by clicking the appropriate link on the right hand side panel of the Eagles In Leadership website.

Today’s episode was recorded live in El Segundo, California and edited by Ryan Longsworth in Los Angeles, California.

And now, until next time, we are praying you would be filled with the love of God so that you can demonstrate His love to the lost and dying in your city! God bless!

Studying James 2:20!

Date August 26, 2014

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Welcome to the Transformed Podcast!

Dr. Matthew Smith, director of Eagles In Leadership, continues to teach verse by verse through the book of James, one verse per podcast. These studies were recorded live in his class at Bible Believers Christian College and Seminary in Hawthorne, California.

The book of James has been called, “the faith explained” and that is the purpose of these teachings. These short studies are designed to help you grow your faith.

Now, let’s open our Bibles to the book of James as Dr. Smith discusses our faith from the words of the step-brother of Jesus, the head of the Jerusalem Church …

Transformed Episode #216: What Does Great Worship Sound Like?

Date August 24, 2014

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Great worship is not about style. It is not about music. It is not about method. Great worship is about God.

Welcome to the Transformed Podcast.

In this message, Pastor Matthew Lee Smith, reminds us that In God’s presence our soul reconnects to the power Source of the universe and we are filled with God’s fuel for the soul – joy!

Pastor Matt will also remind us that when we are away from such worship, our souls dry out. Our brittleness can be heard in our words, seen in our actions and felt in our emotions. Like parched ground, we thirst for Him!

Let’s join the people of Pacific Baptist Church in El Segundo, CA as we answer the question, What does great worship sound like?

 

Would You Like to Help Spread the Word?

Perhaps you would you consider sharing this message with a friend? God longs to release the captives of our culture into the freedom of faith. Thank you for your consideration!

If you would like to explore how you can experience the love of God in a deeper, more real way, Dr. Smith has written a book to take you to the next level!

In His Image explores God’s great love for humanity from every book of the Bible. From the creation of Genesis to the culmination in Revelation, God’s love shines through every page. Never is this ever clearer than in the times of Israel’s great betrayal of their God. His passionate pursuit of His children can be heard dripping from his voice as He calls them (and us by proxy) back to His shelter and protection.

This book was written …

  • To convince the reader of God’s intense and immense love for them;
  • To encourage the reader to reach out to the God who is passionately in love with them;
  • To strengthen the reader’s faith in God’s compassion; and
  • To motivate the reader to share the love of God with every person they meet.

It is very clear God loves people of all races and ethnicities. Therefore, whenever appropriate to the passage of the day, emphasis is made on the issue of racial reconciliation around God’s love. His love becomes the motivation for evangelism and for community. In each daily devotional …

There is a Biblical Scripture they are encouraged to read;

There is a passage of Scripture to read in the devotional itself;

There is the devotional to read which focuses the reader on a single thought, broken into two, three or four practical ideas they can utilize that day in their lives; and

There is a thought to take with the reader each day which summarizes the theme concerning God’s great love for them.

You can order your copy In His Image at the Eagles In Leadership website by clicking the appropriate link on the right hand side panel of the Eagles In Leadership website.

Today’s episode was recorded live in El Segundo, California and edited by Ryan Longsworth in Los Angeles, California.

And now, until next time, we are praying you would be filled with the love of God so that you can demonstrate His love to the lost and dying in your city! God bless!

 

Studying James 2:19!

Date August 19, 2014

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Welcome to the Transformed Podcast!

Dr. Matthew Smith, director of Eagles In Leadership, continues to teach verse by verse through the book of James, one verse per podcast. These studies were recorded live in his class at Bible Believers Christian College and Seminary in Hawthorne, California.

The book of James has been called, “the faith explained” and that is the purpose of these teachings. These short studies are designed to help you grow your faith.

Now, let’s open our Bibles to the book of James as Dr. Smith discusses our faith from the words of the step-brother of Jesus, the head of the Jerusalem Church …

Transformed Episode #215: How Can We Display the Evidence of God’s Presence?

Date August 17, 2014

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There is always a reward for the righteous!

Welcome to the Transformed Podcast.

It is a part of the justice of God to reward a person as their deeds deserve. Job was the finest of his day and God rewarded Job’s faithfulness.

As his trial and testing concludes in part two of this series, A Deeper Walk with God, Pastor Matthew Lee Smith of Pacific Baptist Church in El Segundo, CA leaves us with several refreshing thoughts about the character of our God in the midst of suffering.

 

Would You Like to Help Spread the Word?

Perhaps you would you consider sharing this message with a friend? God longs to release the captives of our culture into the freedom of faith. Thank you for your consideration!

If you would like to explore how you can experience the love of God in a deeper, more real way, Dr. Smith has written a book to take you to the next level!

In His Image explores God’s great love for humanity from every book of the Bible. From the creation of Genesis to the culmination in Revelation, God’s love shines through every page. Never is this ever clearer than in the times of Israel’s great betrayal of their God. His passionate pursuit of His children can be heard dripping from his voice as He calls them (and us by proxy) back to His shelter and protection.

This book was written …

  • To convince the reader of God’s intense and immense love for them;
  • To encourage the reader to reach out to the God who is passionately in love with them;
  • To strengthen the reader’s faith in God’s compassion; and
  • To motivate the reader to share the love of God with every person they meet.

It is very clear God loves people of all races and ethnicities. Therefore, whenever appropriate to the passage of the day, emphasis is made on the issue of racial reconciliation around God’s love. His love becomes the motivation for evangelism and for community. In each daily devotional …

There is a Biblical Scripture they are encouraged to read;

There is a passage of Scripture to read in the devotional itself;

There is the devotional to read which focuses the reader on a single thought, broken into two, three or four practical ideas they can utilize that day in their lives; and

There is a thought to take with the reader each day which summarizes the theme concerning God’s great love for them.

You can order your copy In His Image at the Eagles In Leadership website by clicking the appropriate link on the right hand side panel of the Eagles In Leadership website.

Today’s episode was recorded live in El Segundo, California and edited by Ryan Longsworth in Los Angeles, California.

And now, until next time, we are praying you would be filled with the love of God so that you can demonstrate His love to the lost and dying in your city! God bless!

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