Posts tagged with ‘Faith’

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4/5/18 TRUE FAITH SHINES BRIGHTEST IN THE DARK

by Barry Lovett
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“Although the…fields shall yield no food,…yet I will rejoice in the Lord.” Habakkuk 3:17,18. Some Christians have a fair-weather faith.  As long as everything is going well, they sing God’s praises and talk of His goodness.  But the moment circumstances become adverse and the storms of trial break overhead, their optimism vanishes and they give […]

4/3/18 TAKE A LEAP OF FAITH

by Barry Lovett
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“With Your help I can advance against a troop; with my God I can scale a wall.” When David speaks of advancing against a troop and jumping over a high wall he is using symbolic language.  He implies that by trusting the Lord he could surmount every obstacle and be triumphant in the most depressing […]

1/22/18 WHEN GOD PRESENTS YOU WITH A CHALLENGE, TAKE A LEAP OF FAITH

by Barry Lovett
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“By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called to go out.” Hebrews 11:8 Is God calling you to do something difficult?  Perhaps to take a mission trip to help people in need. Or to witness to someone throwing her life away with bad decisions. Or to show kindness and love in a relationship that needs […]

10/19/16 TRUE FAITH IS COMPASSION IN ACTION

by Barry Lovett
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“…faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.” James 2:17. The genuineness of our faith is Christ is proven by our actions.  The apostle Paul spoke of “faith working through love” (Galatians 5:6).  We indicate what we believe not only by what we say but also by what we do.  To profess […]