Posts tagged with ‘Relationships’

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12/4/18 BEING A MOM IS A SACRED PARTNERSHIP WITH GOD

by Barry Lovett
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“To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven.” Ecclesiastes 3:1 Mary, the mother of Jesus, experienced times of joy and sorrow. What joy she must have felt when the Christ child was born, and what heart-wrenching grief she felt as she watched her Son dying on the cross. Mothers, and all of […]

12/6/17 IT’S WHAT’S IN THE HEART THAT MATTERS

by Barry Lovett
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“From now on, we regard no one according to the flesh.”  II Corinthians 5:16 The first-century church, like ours today, was often fractured by divisions based on race, language, and culture.  Paul wrote to the followers of Jesus in Corinth to help them respond to those who were more concerned with outward appearance than with […]

10/18/16 AVOID HARSH WORDS THAT STIR UP ANGER

by Barry Lovett
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“A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” Proverbs 15:1. Most of us have been in a situation where we lost control and said things we regretted.  To make matters worse, our loud and inflammatory words evoked an angry response from the one with whom we argued.  And, in spite […]