Posts tagged with ‘Discipline’

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

by Barry Lovett
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“…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
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“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 […]

11/17/17 GOD GIVES BLESSING TO US SO WE CAN GIVE GLORY TO HIM.

by Barry Lovett
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“What does the Lord your God require of you, but…to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul.” Deuteronomy 10:12 All God’s people, exiled in Babylon, had memories of the days when God’s favor was on them. Jerusalem was in ruins because a blessed people had been exploiting the weak, not […]