Posts tagged with ‘Integrity’

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5/14/18 THE WORLD IS WATCHING

by Barry Lovett
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“…by doing this you have made the enemies of the Lord show utter contempt,…” II Samuel 12:14. When Christians fall into sin, they do more than bring trouble and chastisement upon themselves.  They grieve the heart of God and bring reproach upon His name.  David’s great sin not only resulted in the death of his […]

4/17/18 REASONS THAT SOUND GOOD, AREN’T ALWAYS GOOD SOUND REASONS

by Barry Lovett
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“And this I pray,…that you may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ.” Philippians 1:9,10. Godly living involves the secret attitudes of the heart that give birth to actions..  Right conduct is important, to be sure, for without it our testimony will be ineffective. But the believer knows that sin has polluted his […]

2/27/18 IT’S NOT ENOUGH TO SAY A PRAYER – WE HAVE TO LIVE IT TOO

by Barry Lovett
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“Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing.” James 3:10.  Too often when we pray our petitions and expression of gratitude are nothing more than empty words.  We mouth beautiful words, but they seem to come from the top of our heads rather than the bottom of our hearts.  We forget that what we […]

1/11/18 A SELFLESS LIFE REAPS AN ETERNAL HARVEST

by Barry Lovett
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“If anyone’s work which he has built on it endures, he will receive a reward.” I Corinthians 3:14 When the words of Scripture remain in us, they keep us from taking the destructive way of sin. Jesus said that when His words abide in us, we will bear much fruit. (John 15:5-8) In other words […]