Posts tagged with ‘Protection’

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4/11/19 GOD SENDS WARNINGS TO PROTECT US, NOT TO PUNISH US

by Barry Lovett

“As Jonah became a sign to the Ninevites, so also the Son of Man will be to this generation.” Luke 11:30. Throughout history, God provided plenty of signs to show people the way to live, but they kept going their own way.  When God finally sent His Son as a sign, the religious leaders paid little […]

1/22/19 IN GOOD TIMES AND BAD, GOD IS OUR SAFE RESTING PLACE

by Barry Lovett

“The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.”Proverbs 18:10. We all face threats at times that make us want to run for cover.  Some seek security in material wealth or relationships. But the Christ-follower has a more secure refuge. Because of who God is and what […]

4/19/17 NO MATTER WHAT IS IN FRONT OF US, GOD IS ALWAYS BEHIND US

by Barry Lovett

“The battle is not yours, but God’s.” II Chronicles 20:15 The Israelites praised God in the middle of a dangerous challenge. A large group of warriors had gathered to destroy them. After humbly asking God for help, King Jehoshaphat appointed a choir to march out into battle in front of the Israelite army. The choir sang: “Praise […]

1/31/17 THE WEAK AND DISCOURAGED ARE IN THE SHEPHERD’S SPECIAL CARE

by Barry Lovett

“After the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire; and after the fire a still small voice.”  I Kings 19:12.    After defeating the prophets of Baal, Elijah received a death threat from Jezebel.  His hope was shattered, and despondency set in.  He wanted to die!  God helped Elijah deal with his […]