Posts tagged with ‘Victory’

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5/23/18 THE HUMAN SPIRIT FAILS UNLESS THE HOLY SPIRIT FILLS

by Barry Lovett
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“And be not drunk with wine.., but be filled with the Spirit.” Ephesians 5:18. Most of us have felt the longing to be more influential for Christ.  We would like to be flaming witnesses for our Lord like the apostles on the day of Pentecost.  We can experience a joyous sense of Christ’s presence and […]

1/30/18 WE MUST NURTURE THE NEW LIFE WITHIN

by Barry Lovett
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“…live by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the sinful nature.” Galatians 5:16. Evil habits and practices cling to us with a tenacity that sometimes drives us to despair.  But when God’s Spirit, who lives in our hearts, begins to control us, He pushes off the dead works of the flesh […]

1/23/18 TRIALS CAN BE GOD’S PATH TO TRIUMPH

by Barry Lovett
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“Our light affliction, which is but for a moment, is working for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory.”  II Corinthians 4:17. In the midst of personal setbacks, Paul urged the Corinthians not to lose heart.  In spite of loss, we are to pursue the higher goals of God’s kingdom now, anticipating […]

5/12/17 ULTIMATELY GOD ALWAYS WINS

by Barry Lovett
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“[Ruth] bore a son…They called his name Obed. He is the father of Jesse, the father of David.” Ruth 4: 13, 17 In the face of life’s challenges, it is important to remember that ultimately God always wins! And since his plans are always in the victory lane, it is infinitely wiser to confer with […]