12/06/21 THE LOVE YOU HAVE FOR YOUR WORST ENEMY IS THE LOVE YOU HAVE FOR GOD

by Barry Lovett

“Do not rejoice when your enemy falls.”  Proverbs 24:17 If someone has repeatedly been hurtful to us, it is easy to give in to vindictive pleasure when they experience misfortune. Instead, we are to maintain an attitude of compassion and forgiveness, and trust God to bring justice in His way and in His time.  Love for God can […]

12/03/21 YOU CAN TRUST GOD IN THE DARK AS WELL AS IN THE LIGHT

by Barry Lovett

“The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms.” Deuteronomy 33:27 These words remind us that when believers die, they are safely carried by the Lord to their home in heaven.  The everlasting arms of our loving Lord are there to catch and hold us.  There’s no safer place of resting than His everlasting arms.  You can […]

12/02/21 AS THIS WORLD GETS DARKER, THE PROMISED RETURN OF GOD’S SON GETS BRIGHTER

by Barry Lovett

“We should live…godly in the present age, looking for the blessed hope.”  Titus 2:12-13 From the human standpoint, there is no solution for the struggles of the world.  Leaders are naturally frustrated in trying to deal with the increasing problems in society. The only complete and permanent solution is found in the return of Christ to earth.  When He […]

11/30/21 DON’T BE A FICKLE FOLLOWER OF JESUS

by Barry Lovett

“The multitudes…cried out, saying: “Hosanna to the Son of David!”  Matthew 21:9.  Scripture contains an example of fickleness.  A great multitude in Jerusalem praised, and cheered Jesus on the Sunday He entered the city riding on a donkey. But just a few days later, some of those same people may have been in the crowd calling for Jesus’ […]