Posts tagged with ‘Faithfulness’

5/10/22 NO SERVICE FOR CHRIST GOES UNNOTICED BY HIM

by Barry Lovett

“We have many members in one body, but all the members do not have the same function.” Romans 12:4 Servant-minded believers give preference to others because they know that God sees what others do not, and that He will reward those whose work is unseen by others. Is someone else reaping the benefit of your hard […]

4/28/22 CHRIST DESERVES FULL-TIME FOLLOWERS

by Barry Lovett

“Behold, your King is coming, sitting on a donkey’s colt.” John 12:15 We are sometimes like the fickle crowds who cheered for Jesus on Palm Sunday and jeered Him on Good Friday. We love to cheer for a team that’s winning, but our interest wanes when they start losing. We love following Jesus when He is doing […]

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’ […]

7/8/21 IN TIMES OF TROUBLE GOD IS STILL AT WORK

by Barry Lovett

“The things which happened to me have actually turned out for the furtherance of the gospel.” Philippians 1:12 Focusing on what’s wrong can cause us to miss everything that’s right. God wants us to be discerning; we need to know good from bad, but He doesn’t want us to focus on the bad and become critical […]