Posts tagged with ‘Devotion’

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9/1/20 TO PLEASE THE LORD, STAY UNTANGLED FROM THE WORLD

by Barry Lovett

“No one engaged in warfare entangles himself with the affairs of this life.” II Timothy 2:4. There are many attractive things in our world that are so easy to get entangled with – hobbies, sports, TV, computer games. Facebook. These may start off as “refueling” activities, but later they can take up so much of […]

5/13/20 TO RENEW YOUR LOVE FOR CHRIST, REVIEW CHRIST’S LOVE FOR YOU

by Barry Lovett

“You have left your first love.  Remember therefore from where you have fallen.”  Revelation 2:4-5. Once a thriving spiritual community, the Ephesian believers diverted their attention from Christ to works done in His name.  They had lost sight of what was most important in their relationship with Christ – their love for Him.  Lord, help us to recognize and […]

2/27/20 AS FOLLOWERS OF CHRIST WE ARE CITIZENS OF HEAVEN

by Barry Lovett

“Our citizenship is in heaven.” Philippians 3:20. Christians have a dual citizenship.  We are citizens of this world, and as followers of Christ we are also citizens of heaven. We have all the rights and privileges that accompany being a child of God.  He is not only our heavenly Father but our King, and our first loyalty […]

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 […]