Posts tagged with ‘Hope’

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6/6/19 WHEN YOU FEEL HOPELESS, LOOK TO THE GOD OF HOPE

by Barry Lovett

“Be of good cheer! It is I; do not be afraid.” Matthew 14:27. Long ago in Egypt, the Hebrew people had high hopes that Moses would rescue them from slavery.  But their hopes were dashed when Moses’ good intentions led to worse conditions. Instead of gaining freedom, the people were pressed even harder.  Moses and the Hebrews were […]

11/1/18 HAPPINESS OFTEN DEPENDS UPON THE QUALITY OF OUR THOUGHTS

by Barry Lovett

“Then said Thomas…, Let us also go, that we may die with Him.” John 11:16. Thomas, a loyal follower of Jesus, had a mental attitude that made him respond to life in a negative way. When the Savior announced that He was going to Bethany where He would resurrect Lazarus, for example, Thomas expected the worst.  […]

7/26/18 FOR HOPE TODAY, REMEMBER THE END OF THE STORY

by Barry Lovett

“He who overcomes shall inherit all things, and I will be his God and he shall be My son.” Revelation 21:7.  The book of Revelation, can be an encouragement and comfort for the followers of Jesus. Time and again, Christians are called to be overcomers.  We can be overcomers now and in the future.  When the […]

5/21/18 THERE WILL BE A PAY DAY SOME DAY

by Barry Lovett

“For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be.” Psalm 37:10. Sometimes even dedicated Christians are tempted to complain because of what they see in the world around them. Perplexed by the success and prosperity of the wicked, oftentimes at the expense of the righteous, they ask why doesn’t the Lord do something […]

9/5/17 THERE IS THE PROMISE OF FUTURE JOY

by Barry Lovett

“Weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.”  Psalm 30:5 Have you experienced extreme sorrow? There is the promise of future joy amid your tears as you lean upon our loving Lord.  Leave your sorrows with Jesus, the “Man of Sorrows.”