Posts tagged with ‘Self Denial’

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1/11/18 A SELFLESS LIFE REAPS AN ETERNAL HARVEST

by Barry Lovett
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“If anyone’s work which he has built on it endures, he will receive a reward.” I Corinthians 3:14 When the words of Scripture remain in us, they keep us from taking the destructive way of sin. Jesus said that when His words abide in us, we will bear much fruit. (John 15:5-8) In other words […]

9/9/16 WE DO WRONG WHEN WE FAIL TO DO RIGHT

by Barry Lovett
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“Everyone who hears these sayings of Mine, and does not do them, will be like a foolish man.” Matthew 7:26. What are you doing to stay healthy? Notice that I didn’t ask what do you know about good health. There’s a big difference. Let’s apply this to another area of life. What are we doing […]

7/1/16 REPLACE SELF-CENTEREDNESS WITH CHRIST-CENTEREDNESS

by Barry Lovett
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“Love…does not seek its own.” I Corinthians 13:4-5. Self-centeredness is a universal human problem.  King Hezekiah did many good things for his country, but near the end of his life he developed a self-centered attitude.  After he unwisely made a treaty with the Babylonians, the prophet Isaiah said that his descendants would be conquered and […]

6/17/16 THE MORE WE SERVE CHRIST, THE LESS WE WILL SERVE SELF

by Barry Lovett
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“Take heed that you do not do your charitable deeds before men, to be seen by them.  Otherwise you have no reward from your Father in heaven.” Matthew 6:1. Jesus desires for us to live with an unrelenting, selfless devotion to Him.  The Bible calls us to good deeds and holy living, but these are […]