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

1/11/19 CHRIST SENDS US OUT TO BRING OTHERS IN

by Barry Lovett
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“She said to her mistress, “If only my master were with the prophet who is in Samaria for he would heal him of his leprosy.” II Kings 5:3. The story of Naaman, a high-ranking military commander, includes two kings and a prophet of God. Yet it was the servants in the background whose words and […]

1/9/19 WE BEST PURSUE THE WISDOM OF GOD WHEN WE PURSUE IT TOGETHER

by Barry Lovett
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“Where there is no counsel, the people fall; but in the multitude of counselors there is safety.” Proverbs 11:14. While the Bible makes it clear that the wisdom of crowds may not be reliable and can be dangerous (Matthew 7:13-14), there is another way collective wisdom can be helpful. One of the benefits of the […]

1/8/19 THE PRICE OF OUR FREEDOM FROM SIN WAS PAID BY JESUS’ BLOOD

by Barry Lovett
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“If the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed.” John 8:36. Years after they sold Joseph into slavery, His brothers recalled their cruelty and feared revenge. They sent a message to Joseph, begging for forgiveness. They did this despite previous merciful actions and reassurances from their brother. Many of us too remain connected […]