1/13/21 THE MORE WE SERVE CHRIST, THE LESS WE WILL SERVE SELF

by Barry Lovett

“Take heed that you do not do your charitable deeds before men, to be seen by them.  Otherwise you have no reward from your Father in heaven.” Matthew 6:1. Jesus desires for us to live with an unrelenting, selfless devotion to Him.  The Bible calls us to good deeds and holy living, but these are to be […]

1/12/21 A WORLD IN DARKNESS NEEDS THE LIGHT OF THE GOSPEL

by Barry Lovett

“He has delivered us from the power of darkness and conveyed us into the kingdom of the Son of His love.” Colossians 1:13. Those of us who have been rescued from the domain of darkness can bring a little light from heaven to earth when we are willing to demonstrate the love of God.  Even in our […]

1/11/21 LISTEN – THEN OBEY

by Barry Lovett

“Speak to the rock before their eyes, and it will yield its water.” Numbers 20:8. God told Moses to strike a rock with his staff (Exodus 17:6), and when he obeyed water gushed out. Many years later Moses did the thing that worked before, but this time it was the wrong thing to do. God […]

1/8/21 GOD’S WORD IS A SPIRITUAL RUTTER

by Barry Lovett

“Direct my steps by Your Word.” Psalm 119:133. In many ways, the Christian life is like a voyage, and the believer needs help in navigating life’s perilous seas.  We have that help because God has given us His Word as a spiritual rutter. As you reflect on the teaching in the Bible, you’ll be reminded of […]