Posts tagged with ‘Sovereignty of God’

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4/25/18 GOD’S OMNIPOTENCE DOES NOT INCLUDE THE POWER TO DO WRONG

by Barry Lovett
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“Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his? Numbers 23:10. God cannot give us what we ask if our request runs contrary to His character.  He is perfect in purity and holiness, and therefore He cannot make true what is false, nor make right what is wrong.  Balaam […]

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 […]