Posts tagged with ‘Devotion’

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5/23/19 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 […]

4/5/19 OUR GREATEST PIVILEGE IS TO ENJOY GOD’S PRESENCE.

by Barry Lovett

“Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good…Those who seek the Lord shall not lack any good thing.” Psalm 34:8,10. God wants us to savor His presence.  He allows us to gain intimate and satisfying knowledge of Him. And when we meditate on His Word, we will draw out a deeper understanding of who He […]

2/28/19 GOD WANTS YOU TO WATER THE SEED HE’S PLATED IN YOUR HEART

by Barry Lovett

“Keep your heart with all diligence, for out of it spring the issues of life.” Proverbs 4:23. All of us have a secret garden of the heart.  How we tend it will determine what speech and behavior it produces. Guarding what we take into our hearts and monitoring our response will determine what takes root there.  […]

10/3/18 MAKE SURE THE THINGS YOU’RE LIVING FOR ARE WORTH DYING FOR

by Barry Lovett

“Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life or by death.” Philippians 1:20. The apostle Paul, writing from prison, declared that his passionate desire was to magnify Christ. How thankful we should be as Christians that we have a noble purpose for being on this earth.  The early church fathers understood […]