Posts tagged with ‘Jesus’

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8/21/18 SIN BLINDS OUR EYES; GRACE OPENS THEM

by Barry Lovett
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“And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.” Psalm 139:24. Today’s Scripture passage shows that man’s sinful heart can influence his mind just like a magnet can affect a compass.  Many of Jesus’ countrymen thought they were moving in the right direction in their denial of […]

4/19/18 IF CHRIST IS PRECIOUS TO YOU, HE’LL  BE PREEMINENT TO YOU

by Barry Lovett
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“…they saw no man, except Jesus only.”  Matthew 17:8 After the disciples had witnessed the glory of the transfiguration, they saw “Jesus only.”  In like manner, Christians today should fix their attention primarily on the heartwarming reality of a living Savior.  We must not worship the preacher  nor settle for mere cold, abstract “religion.” Some people […]

3/29/18 JESUS WAS FORSAKEN FOR OUR SAKE

by Barry Lovett
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“God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5. Jesus needed comfort as He prayed in the Garden of Gethsemane.  He knew what He was about to face: betrayal, arrest, and death.  He asked His closest friends to stay and pray with Him, telling them that His soul was […]