Posts tagged with ‘Trust’

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4/3/18 TAKE A LEAP OF FAITH

by Barry Lovett
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“With Your help I can advance against a troop; with my God I can scale a wall.” When David speaks of advancing against a troop and jumping over a high wall he is using symbolic language.  He implies that by trusting the Lord he could surmount every obstacle and be triumphant in the most depressing […]

3/13/18 AFFLICTIONS ARE A VITAL PART OF OUR CALLING

by Barry Lovett
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“…this man is my chosen instrument…I will show him how much he must suffer for my name.” Acts 9:15-16. Paul’s afflictions were a vital part of his calling as the Lord’s apostle. Realizing this, he was able to be joyful in the midst of misunderstanding and persecution.  Are you being buffeted by severe trials? If […]

3/5/18 NEVER MAKE THE PASTOR A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE MASTER

by Barry Lovett
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“Find rest, O my soul, in God alone; my hope comes from Him.” Psalm 62:5. Sound Bible teachers are necessary, but we must never become overly dependent upon them.  Although we rightfully honor God’s servants for the help they give us, our hope should reach beyond them to the One they are preaching and teaching […]

3/1/18 YOU CAN NEVER BREAK GOD’S PROMISES BY LEANING ON THEM

by Barry Lovett
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“Through these He has given us His very great and precious promises,…” II Peter 1:4. Although people often make promises they cannot keep, this is not true of God.  He never indulges in empty words or vain pledges of assistance.  His promises can be counted on. Because of their scope and perfection, Peter calls them […]