Posts tagged with ‘Transformation’

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3/30/20 A SHARP TONGUE CAN DULL A CHRISTIAN’S WITNESS

by Barry Lovett

“If anyone among you …does not bridle his tongue…this one’s religion is useless.” James 1:26. In the New Testament James said that even though a person may claim to be religious, if his religion doesn’t change his life it is worthless.  Specifically, if he doesn’t control his tongue, his religion is useless. God doesn’t measure us […]

2/19/20 CHRIST PRODUCES A CHANGE WITHIN THAT BREAKS THE CHAINS OF SIN

by Barry Lovett

“If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation.” II Corinthians 5:17. Some people look at the cruelty and inhumanity in our world and conclude that there cannot be a loving God.  A better perspective, however, might be to think about how bad the world would be if God really didn’t exist.  The evil and cruelty […]

12/19/18 TRANSFORMATION IS AT THE VERY HEART OF CHRISTMAS

by Barry Lovett

“The grace of our Lord was exceedingly abundant…” I Timothy 1:12-17. Charles Dickens’ novel A Christmas Carol was released on this day in 1843 and has never been out of print. “Scrooge” is radically changed one Christmas Eve, into a generous and happy man. Dickens’ story captures the universal longing for inner peace. The apostle Paul […]