A Thought for the Day

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ATFTD is a 30-60 second devotional phone message sent by Pastor Barry every Monday – Friday. The written version is posted below. Join the 90+ people in seven different states who get the audio version sent to their phone at no cost! A new inspirational, devotional message is sent each week day at approximately 8:00 a.m. (Hawaii Pacific Time). Email us your name & phone #, or call (808) 521-4708 to sign-up. ATFTD Testimonials:
– “…Thought for the Day messages have been so much appreciated. They have been so encouraging and have helped me through some challenging times…” – Kay, Honolulu
– “Thank you for the daily devotionals… You say a lot in a short time. Thanks for your excellent words and creativity, I enjoy and appreciate them.” – Carolyn, California
– “I love hearing your Thought for the Day every morning.” – Ramona, Colorado

4/7/20 THERE IS NO EXCUSE FOR SAYING “NO” TO CHRIST

by Barry Lovett

“Whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.” Romans 10:13. People have many different reasons for rejecting the gospel. A common one is to blame Christians for something they did or did not do.  Christians aren’t perfect, and many can be bad examples, but blaming others doesn’t remove one’s accountability to God. The […]

4/6/20 AVOID REPEATING WRONGS

by Barry Lovett

“The days are evil.  Therefore, do not be unwise.” Ephesians 5:16-17. The Bible urges that we do more than just recognize our past wrongs, we must take decisive steps to avoid repeating them.  Christ has delivered us from condemnation, but we still risk temporary harm and loss because of our sinful tendencies. But much has changed. Our […]

4/3/20 THE MORE YOU LOVE THE LORD, THE MORE YOU WILL LOVE OTHERS

by Barry Lovett

“Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.” Philippians 2:4 Our natural tendency is to consider our own interests first – to look at everything from the perspective of our own needs and wants. But with Jesus’ help we can unlearn that habit. We […]

4/2/20 WHEN WE LIE, WE SPEAK THE DEVIL’S LANGUAGE

by Barry Lovett

“Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who deal truthfully are His delight.” Proverbs 12:22. When we tell a lie, we speak the devil’s language.  The Lord Jesus said that Satan, “does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him.  When he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own […]

4/1/20 DOING THE RIGHT THING IS A MATTER OF TRUSTING THE RIGHT PERSON

by Barry Lovett

“…you should no longer walk as the rest of the Gentiles walk.” Ephesians 4:17. Every day we make choices about whom we are going to trust.  Do we go along with the opinions of ungodly people – described by Paul as “the rest of the Gentiles who walk in the futility of their mind”? Or do we live […]