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

12/10/18 THE HINGE OF HISTORY IS FOUND ON THE DOOR OF A STABLE IN BETHLEHEM

by Barry Lovett
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“For unto you is born…a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” Luke 2:11. In communicating time the letters A>D. stand for two Latin words, anno domini, a phrase which means “in the year of the Lord.” Events prior to Jesus’ birth are dated B.C., “before Christ.” Yes, everything in history is dated from that momentous time […]

12/7/18 THE GOODNESS AND LOVE OF GOD BECAME INCARNATE AT BETHLEHEM

by Barry Lovett
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“Though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, that you through His poverty might become rich.”  II Corinthians 8:9.   It’s said that Herod built his palace to commemorate a victory in battle, but knowing Herod’s selfish ambition it’s possible he had another purpose in mind. Some have speculated that Herod, knew about Micah’s […]

12/5/18 HEAVEN’S CHOIR CAME DOWN TO SING WHEN HEAVENS’ KING CAME DOWN TO SAVE

by Barry Lovett
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“Glory to God in the highest!”  Luke 2:14  After the angel announced Jesus’ birth to some wide-eyed shepherds, a chorus of angels began “praising God”. The shepherds responded by running to Bethlehem where they found the newborn King lying in a barnyard bassinet. They returned to their fields “glorifying and praising God for all the things that they […]

12/4/18 BEING A MOM IS A SACRED PARTNERSHIP WITH GOD

by Barry Lovett
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“To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven.” Ecclesiastes 3:1 Mary, the mother of Jesus, experienced times of joy and sorrow. What joy she must have felt when the Christ child was born, and what heart-wrenching grief she felt as she watched her Son dying on the cross. Mothers, and all of […]