Posts tagged with ‘Gratitude’

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11/21/18 GOD’S GIVING DESERVES OUR THANKS-LIVING

by Barry Lovett

“I beseech you…that you present your bodies a living sacrifice.” Romans 12:1. In Psalm 107 the Psalmist says, “Oh, that men would praise the Lord for His goodness, and for His wonderful works to the children of men!” (vs. 8) Then in verse 22 he says, “and let them sacrifice the sacrifices of thanksgiving, and […]

8/1/18 LOVE THE GIVER MORE THAN THE GIFTS

by Barry Lovett

“Beware that you do not forget the Lord your God.” Deuteronomy 8:11. One of the dangers of owning a lot of stuff is that it can lead to spiritual loss.  This is why, when God was getting ready to give His people a life full of bounty in the Promised Land of good and plenty, […]

5/25/18 HONOR OUR NATION’S HEROES BY PRAYING FOR OUR LEADERS

by Barry Lovett

“I exhort, therefore, that…prayers…be made for all men, for kings, and for all that are in authority.” I Timothy 2:1-2. Many people will enjoy Memorial Day without giving any thought to the high price others paid to preserve freedom.  For this reason, let’s pause right now and ponder what course history might have taken if […]

2/21/18 GOOD WORKS IS LOVE FOR CHIRST MADE VISIBLE

by Barry Lovett

“Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.” Galatians 6:2.  The old familiar expression “talk is cheap” is especially true when applied to the life of the Christian.  As we think of the tremendous sacrifice God made in sending His Son to die so that we might have eternal life, we begin […]