9/28/21 GOD’S THRONE IS ALWAYS ACCESSIBLE

by Barry Lovett

“Brethren, pray for us.” II Thessalonians 3:1. The apostle Paul experienced danger and hardship as a missionary. He was imprisoned, shipwrecked, and beaten.  It’s no surprise that his letters contain pleas for prayer.  He asked the believers in Thessalonica to pray for success in the spreading of the gospel.  Do you know people who need supernatural help as they […]

9/27/21 OF ALL THAT IS PRECIOUS, JESUS TOPS THE LIST

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. While we pile up many things that are important to us, very little of it is precious.  In fact, the most precious things in life are not material things at all.  Rather, it’s the people who have […]

9/24/21 WE MUST APOLOGIZE TO THOSE WE HAVE OFFENDED

by Barry Lovett

“Be reconciled to your brother.” Matthew 5:24. As we go through life striving to find our way, situations may frustrate us and cause us to respond to others in an un-Christ-like way.  If so, we must ask God to give us the courage to apologize to those we have offended.  Our worship, according to Jesus, depends on it […]

9/23/21 PRIVATE SINS WILL INEVITABLY HAVE PUBLIC IMPACT

by Barry Lovett

“The children of Israel committed a trespass regarding the accursed things, for Achan… took of the accursed things.” Joshua 7:1. Because of Achan’s private sin everyone was affected and God was dishonored. As followers of Jesus, we belong to one another, and our individual actions can impact the entire body and God’s name.  May we individually and […]

9/22/21 WHERE WE ARE GOING IS MORE IMPORTANT THAT WHERE WE CAME FROM

by Barry Lovett

“Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men.”  Luke 2:52. Jesus grew up in a small town: Nazareth. A man named Nathanael asked, “Can anything good come out of Nazareth? Jesus proved that the answer is yes.  Even though He grew up in an insignificant place, He was the most significant person […]