Posts tagged with ‘Obedience’

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6/7/19 THE WAY OF JESUS IS NOT ALWAYS THE EASY WAY

by Barry Lovett

“From that time many of His disciples went back and walked with Him no more.”  John 6:66. Jesus offers a wonderful plan for our lives, but He isn’t a genie in a bottle who will grant our every wish. Sometimes we want a Jesus who meets our selfish needs.   But the wonderful life Jesus offers is found […]

5/22/19 LISTEN – THEN OBEY

by Barry Lovett

“Speak to the rock before their eyes, and it will yield its water.” Numbers 20:8. God told Moses to strike a rock with his staff (Exodus 17:6), and when he obeyed water gushed out. Many years later Moses did the thing that worked before, but this time it was the wrong thing to do. God […]

11/2/18 THE HIGHEST KIND OF GIVING COME FROM THE BOTTOM OF THE HEART

by Barry Lovett

“…so, let him give, not grudgingly, or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver.”  II Corinthians 9:7. Talking about giving is easy when you have little or nothing to give.  How often Christians sing heartily the words of that old hymn, “take my silver and my gold – not a mite would I withhold.”  […]

9/24/18 WHERE THE LORD HAS PUT A PERIOD DON’T PUT A QUESTION MARK

by Barry Lovett

“The secret things belong unto the Lord our God.” Deuteronomy 29:29.  In the material universe as well as in the spiritual realm, there are vast areas that remain incomprehensible to man’s finite mind. Yet we need not despair that God has chosen to keep certain things for Himself. What folly it is to think that He […]

8/28/18 WE MUST GO TO THE SINNER IF WE EXPECT HIM TO COME TO THE SAVIOR

by Barry Lovett

“Go into all the world, and preach the gospel to everyone.” Mark 16:15. We live in a perishing world. Millions of people, tossed about on the sea of life, are doomed to everlasting destruction unless they are saved.  It’s our duty to bring them the good news that Christ died to atone for their sins.  […]