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Transformed #293: God Emboldens Us When We Pray Together!

Transformed #293: God Emboldens Us When We Pray Together!

Fear. It paralyzes the child of God. It leads to rebellion, murmuring, discouragement, dread … and, worst of all, unbelief. Of course, fear’s harvest caused the first Exodus generation of God’s people to wander in the wilderness for…

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Transformed #290: Great Faith in a Great God Receives Great Victory!

Welcome to the Transformed Podcast. “Great Faith in Our Great God Receives Great Victory!” Launching from the daily life of the father of our faith, Abraham of old, Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, Lead Pastor of Woodland Drive Baptist…

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Transformed Podcast #264: When the Culture Crumbles!

“May you live in interesting times” is an English expression purported to be a translation of a traditional Chinese curse. Despite being so common in English as to be known as “the Chinese curse“, the saying is apocryphal,…

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Transformed Episode #254: The Discipline of Surrender!

  Worship is the abdication of my rule for the reign of Jesus in my life. ~ Dr. Matthew Lee Smith, PhD As we open this episode of the Transformed Podcast, we are here today to help you…

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Transformed Episode #250: The Path to Transformation – Part 1

  The most practical and powerful way to get believers headed in the direction of spiritual maturity is to help them establish habits that promote spiritual growth. As we open this episode of the Transformed Podcast, we are…

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Transformed Episode #243: Devoted to God’s Heart and Will

    In this series of teachings, we are asking the life-changing question, “What is the Church?” In our last episode we explored the people of the Church. Today we delve into the passion of those people who…

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Transformed Episode #227: Forgive – When My Faith Must Grow

Welcome back to the Transformed Podcast. Forgiveness can be one of the hardest actions in life. We sincerely know and believe the other person does not deserve the gift of forgiveness. And then, when we extend such mercy…

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Transformed Episode #223 – God Gives Guidance!

  When everything falls apart, our only hope is God’s grace, compassion and mercy! Welcome to the Transformed Podcast. As we continue to explore, “What a Mighty God We Serve!”, Pastor Matthew Lee Smith, reminds the people of…

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

    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…

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

  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…

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