Posts tagged with ‘Relationships’

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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 […]

4/29/16 TO BE A CHANNEL OF BLESSING, LET CHRIST’S LOVE FLOW THROUGH YOU

by Barry Lovett
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“The Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” John 1:14. Jesus was willing to humble Himself to connect with us in our weaknesses. Taking on human limitations, He did countless acts of compassion to accommodate us in our weakness.  Do you know anyone who might benefit from Jesus’ helpful, accommodating love that could flow through […]

Positive People Attract

by Barry Lovett

“…whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable – If anything is excellent or praiseworthy think about such things.”  Philippians 4:8 Positive people attract. Negative people repel.  God wants us to be positive people but because of our sin natures we have a natural propensity […]