Posts by Barry Lovett

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12/15/17 HOW BEAUTIFUL… ARE THE FEET OF HIM WHO BRINGS GOOD NEWS?

by Barry Lovett
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“How shall they believe in Him of whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without a preacher?” Romans 10:14 Spreading the gospel isn’t just the responsibility of Bible teachers and pastors.  All who know Jesus can share on a personal level with friends, co-workers, family members, and strangers.  It’s our privilege and […]

12/14/17 GOD’S WHISPER OF COMFORT QUIETS THE NOISE OF OUR TRIALS

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“He who sat on the throne said, “Behold, I make all things new.” Revelation 21:5 Our world is sadly broken. Blaring sirens tell us of criminal activity or personal tragedy. It reminds us that something is desperately wrong and needs to be made right.  At such times, it helps to remember that God sees our […]

12/13/17 9/4/17 HE WHO LOVES PLEASURE WILL BE A POOR MAN

by Barry Lovett
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“I did not withhold my heart from any pleasure… all was vanity and grasping for the wind.”  Ecclesiastes 2:10 -11. Ultimately pleasure is not found in the short-lived thrills our world offers, but in the long-term joy from a deepening intimacy with our Lord. Solomon, in his wisdom, warned that, “He who loves pleasure will […]

12/12/17 A DESPAIRING WORLD NEEDS CARING CHRISTIANS

by Barry Lovett
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Those who leave the paths of uprightness…rejoice in doing evil, and delight in the perversity of the wicked.  Proverbs 2:13-14 Solomon observed mankind’s propensity for evil describing those who “rejoice in doing evil…” While this may describe much of the world around us, followers of Jesus have a refreshingly different way to handle life.  Paul […]

12/11/17 GOD WILL TURN YOUR WORRY INTO WORSHIP

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“Abraham said, “…surely the fear of God is not in this place; and they will kill me on account of my wife.”  Genesis 20:11. Only one thing will conquer our fears…faith in God’s presence, protection, power, and promises.  If your fear is putting God’s wonderful plans for you at risk, remember that He will never […]