Posts tagged with ‘Devotion’

5/25/22 TO KEEP YOUR LIFE IN BALANCE, LEAN ON THE LORD

by Barry Lovett

“The whole city was gathered together at the door. Then He healed many.” Mark 1:33-34 Is your life too busy? Is your schedule demanding? After healing many, Jesus sought out a solitary place and prayed. Follow the example of Jesus and set aside a specific time for prayer. Then depend upon God’s power to help you meet […]

4/28/21 THOSE WHO WAIT ON THE LORD SHALL RENEW THEIR STRENGTH

by Barry Lovett

“Casting all your care upon him, for he cares for you.” I Peter 5:7 We need a place to reduce the pressures of life.  A personal devotional time can be that place where burdens are lifted.  There we can cast all our care upon the Lord.  By focusing on God’s sufficiency, we can experience His peace.  “Those who wait on […]

9/1/20 TO PLEASE THE LORD, STAY UNTANGLED FROM THE WORLD

by Barry Lovett

“No one engaged in warfare entangles himself with the affairs of this life.” II Timothy 2:4. There are many attractive things in our world that are so easy to get entangled with – hobbies, sports, TV, computer games. Facebook. These may start off as “refueling” activities, but later they can take up so much of […]

5/13/20 TO RENEW YOUR LOVE FOR CHRIST, REVIEW CHRIST’S LOVE FOR YOU

by Barry Lovett

“You have left your first love.  Remember therefore from where you have fallen.”  Revelation 2:4-5. Once a thriving spiritual community, the Ephesian believers diverted their attention from Christ to works done in His name.  They had lost sight of what was most important in their relationship with Christ – their love for Him.  Lord, help us to recognize and […]