Posts tagged with ‘Grace’

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3/5/19 CORRECTION FROM A LOYAL FRIEND CAN HELP US CHANGE FOR THE BETTER

by Barry Lovett

“Faithful are the wounds of a friend.”  Proverbs 27:6. Loyal friends will correct one another even when it’s painful and disruptive to relationships to do so.  It’s one of the ways we show love and help one another to grow stronger.  It takes grace to give godly correction; it takes greater grace to receive it.  Growth in grace sometimes […]

9/7/18 YOU CANNOT EARN HEAVEN

by Barry Lovett

“So, then, they that are in the flesh cannot please God.” Romans 8:8. You can never be saved by lifting yourself up by your own bootstraps.  You cannot earn Heaven by keeping divine standards, for “all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23). The Bible tells us, “But to him […]

4/23/18 HIS GRACE IS SUFFICIENT FOR TODAY

by Barry Lovett

“Be, therefore, not anxious about tomorrow…Sufficient for the day is its own evil.” Matthew 6:34. Most of us have one thing in common. We worry today about what might happen tomorrow.  Yet how foolish it is to fret and fuss about the future.  It’s more sensible and more consistent with our testimony as Christians to live […]

4/18/18 GRACE IS INFINITE LOVE EXPRESSED IN INFINITE GOODNESS

by Barry Lovett

“But my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Jesus Christ.” Philippians 4:19. You and I are poor sinners who stand spiritually bankrupt before God.  We have nothing to offer Him.  Our righteousness is of no value.  Christ, however, says to us, “Draw on the merits of My life […]