Posts tagged with ‘Discipline’

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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.  […]

2/13/18 MASTER THE SIN IN YOUR HEART BEFORE IT MASTERS YOU

by Barry Lovett

“…guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.” Proverbs 4:23. One sinful act sometimes ruins a life.  Uzziah had been a marvelous king for nearly 50 years.  But he was smitten with leprosy for intruding into the work that God had reserved exclusively for priests.  It’s frightening to think that a single act […]

11/10/17 ONE GOOD REASON FOR DOING THE RIGHT THING TODAY IS TOMORROW

by Barry Lovett

“Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.”  Galatians 6:7.  Our choices often have a reach and impact that we could never imagine.  The choices we make today produce the consequences we reap tomorrow.  It’s far better to avoid sin in the first place than […]