Posts tagged with ‘Salvation’

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7/14/20 CHRIST BECAME A CURSE FOR US TO REMOVE A CURSE FROM US

by Barry Lovett

“Jesus cried out…, My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?”  Mark 15:34. The aloneness experienced by the Lord Jesus as He hung on the cross was a terrible isolation. In the awfulness of those hours, Jesus endured a suffering worse than even the agonizing physical pain of crucifixion: He was forsaken by the Father.  When […]

7/9/20 LIVING ONLY FOR TEMPORAL GAIN IS SURE TO BRING ETERNAL LOSS

by Barry Lovett

“What will it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul?” Mark 8:36. Many people today are willing to exchange their eternal souls for the pleasures of this world, which bring only temporal satisfaction.  Some hold on to a bad habit or are enamored by a pet sin they don’t […]

7/1/20 SALVATION IS FREE, BUT ONLY TO THOSE WHO ASK FOR IT

by Barry Lovett

“Jesus answered and said to him, “What do you want Me to do for you?” Mark 10:51. There stood Bartimaeus the beggar – blind and helpless.  When Jesus saw him, He asked, “What do you want Me to do for you?” Jesus knew the man’s desire, but He wanted him to express it.  Jesus died for everyone […]

6/3/20 BECAUSE CHRIST LIVES IN US NOW, WE WILL LIVE WITH HIM FOREVER

by Barry Lovett

“Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?” Romans 8:35. Every person who has trusted in the Lord Jesus for salvation has been united with Him.  And that union is inseparable.  It gives the child of God a song on his lips and peace in his heart as he travels through life and anticipates his heavenly […]

5/5/20 GOD’S GIFT TO THE WORLD IS THE LIFE-GIVING SAVIOR

by Barry Lovett

“[Mary] brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped in swaddling cloths, and laid Him in a manger.” Luke 2:7. God the Father, because of love, sent a gift to this world 2,000 years ago.  Jesus was wrapped in swaddling cloths and laid in a manger. The shepherds knew He was an amazing gift because an angel […]