Posts tagged with ‘Gratitude’

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2/23/21 PRAISE IS THE OVERFLOW OF A JOYFUL HEART

by Barry Lovett

“Break forth in song, rejoice, and sing praises.” Psalm 98:4 We have much to be thankful for – family, friends, His daily supply of our needs. He faithfully cares for us, His children.  When we recall all that God is to us and all that He has done for us, we can’t help but rejoice and sing […]

8/26/20 GOD NEVER FAILS TO GIVE CREDIT WHERE CREDIT IS DUE

by Barry Lovett

“Phoebe our sister…has been a helper of many and of myself also.”  Romans 16:1-2. Women have often gone unrecognized for their achievements and contributions.  And sadly, it’s also true in the church.  But in Romans 16, we have an example of the importance of honoring women who serve faithfully.  Paul mentioned at least eight women for whom he had […]

6/22/20 THE RIGHT ATTITUDE TOWARD LIFE BEGINS WITH GRATITUDE TOWARD GOD

by Barry Lovett

“Let the peace of God rule in your hearts,… and be thankful.” Colossians 3:15. No one can have a satisfying quality of life without learning self-control.  We are not only to repress sinful anger, bad language, evil desires, covetousness, and sexual impurity, but also, by the Holy Spirit’s power, to displace these sins with positive virtues.  After […]

12/19/19 GOD’S HIGHEST GIFT SHOULD AWAKEN OUR DEEPEST GRATITUDE

by Barry Lovett

“And you…He has reconciled in the body of His flesh through death, to present you holy, and blameless and above reproach in His sight.” Colossians 1:21-22. We often think of Christmas as a season of giving.  Most of us try hard to find gifts that friends and family will like, but not all gifts are equal. […]