Posts tagged with ‘Obedience’

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10/13/17 THE BIBLE WILL TELL YOU WHAT IS WRONG BEFORE YOU HAVE DONE IT

by Barry Lovett
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“Your Word I have hidden in my heart, that I might not sin against You.” Psalm 119:11. No one today would approach radioactive material without protection. But many seem unconcerned about exposure to the dangers of sin.  Psalm 1 warns us against sinful attitudes, speech, and behavior. Obedience to God’s law is a spiritual safeguard […]

9/26/17 IF WE OBEY GOD’S CALLING, HE WILL PROVIDE THE NEEDED STRENGTH

by Barry Lovett
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“…beside the other things, what comes upon me daily: my deep concern for all the churches.”  II Corinthians 11:28 There’s a price to becoming involved in the struggles of others.  Paul experienced this in his work planting churches and sharing the gospel. Despite the pressures that come from caring about, and for other people Paul […]

6/8/17 GOD’S WORD IS THE COMPASS THAT KEEPS US ON COURSE

by Barry Lovett
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“Put off, concerning your former conduct, the old man which grows corrupt.” Ephesians 4:22. Some look at the standards God set forth in the Bible as obstacles that prevent us from enjoying life. However, the boundaries God places actually protect us from our worst inclinations and foster healthy responses to Him. In Ephesians 4, for example, Paul […]

5/25/17 LIVING IN THE PAST PARALYZES THE PRESENT AND BANKRUPTS THE FUTURE

by Barry Lovett
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[Moses’] “eyes were not dim nor his natural vigor diminished.” Deuteronomy 34:7 It’s been said that each life is like a book, lived one chapter at a time. If you think your most fruitful years are behind you, remember you’re writing a new chapter now. Learn to live each day with contentment in the present. Near the end […]