Posts tagged with ‘Sovereignty of God’

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2/24/17 FIRST IMPRESSIONS CAN OFTEN LEAD TO WRONG CONCLUSIONS

by Barry Lovett
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 “For man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.”  I Samuel 16:7.  When Samuel was to select the next king of Israel from the sons o Jesse, he made a judgment based on first impressions. However, God’s chosen was not any of the older sons.  The Spirit told Samuel, “Do […]

1/16/17 GOD’S AWESOME PRESENCE IS BOTH CONVICTING AND COMFORTING

by Barry Lovett
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“I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lifted up.” Isaiah 6:1. In a vision, God showed Isaiah who He really is.  What the prophet saw greatly affected him. He saw God’s majesty. He gained a fresh understanding of God’s holiness.  He saw the contrast between his sinful self and God’s perfection.  He […]

11/7/16 YOU’RE NEVER OUT OF HIS SIGHT!

by Barry Lovett
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“For the eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth.” II Chronicles 16:9. Knowing that our heavenly Father sees everything we do should motivate us to live in a way that pleases Him.  And it should be a source of comfort to us because the God who sees also cares for […]

11/4/16 GOD IS OUR AUTHORITY, NOT THE MAJORITY

by Barry Lovett
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“Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and Your law is truth.” Psalm 119:142. Majority rule is right and fair for electing mayors, representatives and presidents, but people go too far when they want to apply the principle of majority rule to moral standards.  Some things are not up for a vote. Just as God has […]