Posts tagged with ‘Relationships’

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6/25/20 PEOPLE WHO DEEPLY REVERENCE AND LOVE GOD LEARN TO TRUST EACH OTHER

by Barry Lovett

“You shall not steal.  You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.”  Deuteronomy 5:19-20. People who deeply reverence and love God learn to trust each other.  Moses linked fearing and loving God to the Ten Commandments, two of which forbid stealing and lying.  These two laws form the basis for trust in human relationships.  Of course, it would be […]

9/13/19 PEOPLE WHO DEEPLY REVERENCE AND LOVE GOD LEARN TO TRUST EACH OTHER

by Barry Lovett

“You shall not steal. You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.”  Deuteronomy 5:19-20. People who deeply reverence and love God learn to trust each other.  Moses linked fearing and loving God to the Ten Commandments, two of which forbid stealing and lying.  These two laws form the basis for trust in human relationships.  Of course, it would be […]

1/30/19 BEING CLOSE IN A RELATIONSHIP TAKES TIME AND EFFORT

by Barry Lovett

“Because Your loving–kindness is better than life, my lips shall praise you.”Psalm 63:3. Do you ever feel your relationship with the Lord lacks a passionate connection? If you answered yes, here are some things you can do to overcome the obstacles to intimacy.  First, live honestly.  Open up to the Lord about the pain of […]

1/24/19 AT THE HEART OF ALL CONFLICT IS A SELFISH HEART

by Barry Lovett

“First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.”Matthew 5:24. In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus taught that the problem of human estrangement is so serious that we should even interrupt our worship to go on a personal mission of reconciliation.  The Master encouraged His followers to be reconciled with […]

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

by Barry Lovett

“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 […]