Posts by Barry Lovett

10/5/22 OUR TESTIMONY IS THE WITNESS OF WHAT GOD HAS DONE FOR US

by Barry Lovett

“You shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to me.” Acts 1:8. As followers of Christ, we are called to be witnesses of what Jesus has done in us and for us. To point people to Christ, we don’t need to be able to explain every theological […]

10/4/22 HIS LOVING CARE IS ALL AROUND US

by Barry Lovett

“[The Lord] gives power to the weak.” Isaiah 40:29. Isaiah said that compared to God “the nations are as a drop in a bucket, and are counted as the small dust on the scales” (v.15), he also wanted the people to know that God gives power to the weak and strength to those who need it. […]

9/30/22 JESUS IS THE ROCK THAT ROLLED MY SINS AWAY

by Barry Lovett

 “Coming to Him as to a living stone, rejected indeed by men, but chosen by God and precious”. I Peter 2:4. The Apostle Peter described Jesus as a living stone. Christ is the enduring stone upon which the Father has built our salvation and the only foundation for meaningful life. It is only as our lives […]

9/29/22 KINDNESS IS LOVE FLOWING OUT IN GENTLENESS

by Barry Lovett

“Let us pursue the things which make for peace and the thing by which one may edify another.” Romans 14:19.   Paul desired that the people in the church at Rome have a high standard of love.  Both the strong and weak in the faith were judging and showing contempt for each other.  They despised one […]

9/28/22 AS WE LOSE OUR LIVES FOR CHRIST, WE FIND FULLNESS OF LIFE

by Barry Lovett

“If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself…”  Luke 9:23 People marveled at Mother Teresa’s example of humble service to Christ and to people in great need.  Many of us may be afraid of what will happen if we truly obey Jesus’ words, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him […]