Entries from April 2017

Faith Expands God’s Territory!

Date April 18, 2017

Every living thing grows. Thus, it’s interesting that so many people today are trying to grow dead things. When we watch Jesus in the Gospels, we see Him repeatedly moving on to the next place … (now watch the subplot) … all the while He is watching to see who would follow Him!  The lesson Jesus teaches is […]

Hope For Today – Easter: The Tomb of Jesus is Empty!

Date April 16, 2017

It’s Easter and, if we were honest, had it not been for the resurrection of Jesus, we would most likely have never met like this. I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today announcing The Tomb of Jesus is Empty! In fact, without the resurrection of Jesus, I would […]

Order Now! Start An Outreach Movement This Summer!

Date April 13, 2017

Eagles don’t flock! You have to gather them. Eagles soar in a specific habitat conducive to their nature. If you want to gather eagles, you will have to create an environment where they want to be. Gathering Missional Leaders explores the elements necessary to build the habitat that will attract a strong and vibrant coalition […]

My Daily Prayer

Date April 11, 2017

What’s your daily focus when you kneel in God’s presence? Each day, when we stop and drop before the Lord of Life, we all focus our hearts. Where do your words take you before Him? Here’s how I choose to surrender daily: “Today, Lord, I will … * Surrender to Jesus completely * Serve His kingdom wholeheartedly […]

Come and See Where Jesus Healed the Demon-Possessed Man!

Date April 10, 2017

“When He had come to the other side, to the region of the Gadarenes, two demon-possessed men met Him as they came out of the tombs. They were so violent that no one could pass that way. Suddenly they shouted, “What do You have to do with us, Son of God? Have You come here […]

Hope For Today – Palm Sunday: Making Your Eternity Secure!

Date April 9, 2017

In today’s world, there are few things that are totally secure. I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I want to share some Hope For Today with you about making your eternity secure! Jesus, in the last hour of His freedom, declared the security seal of His new covenant with us. The Bible records His words […]

Divine Direction is a book you need to read NOW!

Date April 6, 2017

Divine Direction is a powerhouse of practicality. Craig Groeschel is tremendously transparent, illuminating the 7 choices that can bring about a different harvest in each person’s life. Chapter by chapter of Divine Direction shows us how the Biblical principle, “what you plant into your life is what grows to abundance” (Galatians 6:7-8) manifests itself in […]

3 Steps I Use to Communicate God’s Word to Others

Date April 4, 2017

  Often I’m asked questions about what I do to bring clarity to the Biblical teachings. For me, I follow a three-step process. Perhaps they will be helpful to you. Phase One: Search and seek. This is the discipline of entering into God’s Word daily to discover afresh God’s wisdom, will, and whim.  In this phase, […]

Hope For Today – God’s Way Is God’s Word!

Date April 2, 2017

Giant problems require a team of warriors around us, especially as we grow older! David’s enemies were many – and, several of them were real, bona fide, terrifying giants! Knowing how to conquer them because a vital issue as David stepped into the last half of his life! I’m Dr. Matthew Lee Smith and I […]