Posts tagged with ‘Obedience’

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6/1/20 THE WAY OF OBEDIENCE IS THE WAY OF BLESSING

by Barry Lovett

6/1/20 THE WAY OF OBEDIENCE IS THE WAY OF BLESSING “Thus, says the Lord of hosts: Consider your ways!”  Haggai 1:7. God was speaking to the Israelites who were experiencing a hard time.  He said, in effect, “think about it. You don’t have enough to eat. Your clothes don’t keep you warm. You’re not prospering because I commanded […]

3/4/20 TO ADD YEARS TO YOUR LIFE, SUBTRACT BAD HABITS AND MULTIPLY GOOD DEEDS

by Barry Lovett

“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land.” Exodus 20:12. The Bible has something to say about how to have a long life.  It admonishes children to honor their parents. This states a general principle that obedience fosters self-discipline, which in turn brings stability and longevity in one’s life.  Of […]

11/29/19 AVOID REPEATING WRONGS

by Barry Lovett

“The days are evil. Therefore, do not be unwise.” Ephesians 5:16-17. The Bible urges that we do more than just recognize our past wrongs, we must take decisive steps to avoid repeating them.  Christ has delivered us from condemnation, but we still risk temporary harm and loss because of our sinful tendencies. But much has changed. […]

10/24/19 THE WAY OF OBEDIENCE IS THE WAY OF BLESSING

by Barry Lovett

“Thus, says the Lord of hosts: Consider your ways!”  Haggai 1:7. God was speaking to the Israelites who were experiencing a hard time.  He said, in effect, “think about it. You don’t have enough to eat. Your clothes don’t keep you warm. You’re not prospering because I commanded you to rebuild My house and you aren’t doing it.  When […]

9/20/19 WE DO WRONG WHEN WE FAIL TO DO RIGHT

by Barry Lovett

“Everyone who hears these sayings of Mine, and does not do them, will be like a foolish man.” Matthew 7:26. What are you doing to stay healthy? Notice that I didn’t ask what do you know about good health. There’s a big difference. Let’s apply this to another area of life. What are we doing […]