Posts by Barry Lovett

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7/18/19 GOD’S PROMISES ARE TREASURES WAITING TO BE DISCOVERED

by Barry Lovett

“Imitate those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.” Hebrews 6:12. During distressing times I recall familiar promises that have strengthened me, but I am also encouraged to find help from promises I’ve never noticed before. Are you being tested today? Remember, there are many promises in the Bible.  Generations have proven them true, and […]

7/17/19 WE HONOR GOD WHEN WE LIVE LIKE HIS SON

by Barry Lovett

“Blessed is [He] who comes in the name of the Lord!” Luke 19:38. Jesus’ followers zealously honored him as He entered Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. The multitude rejoiced and praised God for all the mighty works they had seen him do. Their enthusiastic honor affected the people of Jerusalem.  When Jesus arrived, all the city was […]

7/16/19 RIGHT THINKING LEADS TO RIGHT LIVING

by Barry Lovett

“If there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy meditate on these things.” Philippians 4:8. To guard our mind and to keep out the influences that will hinder our walk with God is to use our mind in the way God desires.  Paul told us that we should think about things that are true, […]

6/19/19 ONLY THE ONE WHO HAS LEARNED TO SERVE IS QUALIFIED TO LEAD

by Barry Lovett

“Whoever desires to be first among you, let him be your slave.” Matthew 20:27. Christ-like leadership means considering the needs of our neighbors before our own.  Servant leaders employ gentle persuasion and reason rather than barking orders and ultimatums.  They recognize that before God they themselves are but servants who are only doing their duty.  Service that cares […]