Posts tagged with ‘Heaven’

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11/9/18 THOSE WHO TRULY FEAR GOD NEED NOT FEAR DEATH

by Barry Lovett
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“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil.” Psalm 23:4. Death for the ungodly is a frightening prospect. When they pass from this life, it means that they will lose all contact with God.  Their eternal abode will be in endless distress and darkness, with no […]

9/10/18 THE BEST IS YET TO COME

by Barry Lovett
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“…you have in heaven a better and an enduring substance.” Hebrews 10:34. In Genesis we read of the great famine that took place in ancient Egypt.  Tradition says that when Joseph opened his many storehouses filled with grain, he gave orders for the chaff to be thrown into the Nile. By letting it float downriver […]

9/7/18 YOU CANNOT EARN HEAVEN

by Barry Lovett
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“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 […]

8/24/18 CHOSEN BY THE FATHER, PURCHASED BY THE SON, AND SEALED WITH THE SPIRIT

by Barry Lovett
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  “…you were sealed with that Holy Spirit of promise…until the redemption of the purchased possession.” Ephesians 1:13-14.  The Christian belongs to God and the sanctifying work begun in him will surely be completed.  We have this assurance because we have been sealed with the Holy Spirit.  Redeemed by the blood of Christ, we now […]