Posts tagged with ‘Integrity’

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10/15/18 FAITHFUL CHRISTIANS PUT DEEDS INTO THEIR CREEDS

by Barry Lovett
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“But be ye doers of the word and not hearers only.” James 1:22. Some believers talk glibly about Biblical promises, but there is little evidence of spiritual power in their lives. Others sing enthusiastically, “O how I love Jesus,” but they are the first to find trivial excuses for not serving the Lord.  This grieves […]

10/12/18 LOOKING LIKE A GODLY PERSON ISN’T THE SAME AS BEING ONE

by Barry Lovett
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“For men shall be lovers of their own selves…, having a form of godliness, but denying the power of it.” II Timothy 3:2,5. Although this text refers to unbelievers, it contains an important truth for every Christian -merely looking like a godly person isn’t the same as being one! Just because you go to church […]

8/2/18 CHARACTER IS THE SUM TOTAL OF ALL OUR THOUGHTS, WORDS, AND DEEDS

by Barry Lovett
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“If there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy – meditate on these things.” Philippians 4:8. Scripture tells us to love the Lord “with all [our] heart, with all [our] soul and with all [our] mind” (Matthew 22:37) and to think about things that are true, noble, right, pure, lovely, admirable, excellent, and […]

6/6/18 CHRIST DOES MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF ALL WHO TRUST HIM

by Barry Lovett
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“Pure religion…is this: to visit the fatherless and widow…, and to keep oneself unspotted from the world.” James 1:27. Some people who profess faith in God are just as wicked as many unbelievers.  This is what the Bible declares.  Malachi scathingly denounced pious practices that do not come from a heartfelt devotion to the Lord […]