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

4/17/19 PRESENT CHOICES DETERMINE FUTURE REWARDS

by Barry Lovett

“Many sorrows shall be to the wicked; but he who trusts in the Lord, mercy shall surround him.” Psalm 32:10. Regret is defined as and “dislike for personal past acts and behaviors.” It’s painful to look back at our choices through the lens of regret and feel the weight of our failures. In the clarity […]

4/15/19 WE ARE IN GOD’S CARE

by Barry Lovett

“The Spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life.” Job 33:4. It’s not unusual for us to ponder what it will be like when we face our final moments on earth.  But those who “die in the Lord” have the certainty that they are “blessed” and that their death […]

4/12/19 YOUR SIN WILL FIND YOU OUT

by Barry Lovett

“Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.” Luke 12:1. Hypocrites put on a show of righteousness while hiding sinful thought and behavior.  Christ warned His disciples and us that secret sins will someday be exposed to full disclosure.  He said, “There is nothing covered that will not be revealed, nor hidden that will not […]

4/11/19 GOD SENDS WARNINGS TO PROTECT US, NOT TO PUNISH US

by Barry Lovett

“As Jonah became a sign to the Ninevites, so also the Son of Man will be to this generation.” Luke 11:30. Throughout history, God provided plenty of signs to show people the way to live, but they kept going their own way.  When God finally sent His Son as a sign, the religious leaders paid little […]