Posts tagged with ‘God’s Love’

6/22/22 WHAT A FRIEND WE HAVE IN JESUS

by Barry Lovett

[Jesus said,] “I have called you friends.”  John 15:15.   All of us battle seasons of loneliness, wondering if anyone knows, understands, or cares about the burdens we carry or the struggles we face.  But followers of Christ have an assurance in Psalm 23:4 that brings comfort to our weary hearts. Whether isolated by our own […]

5/3/22 JESUS LONGS FOR US TO EXPERIENCE HIS LOVE

by Barry Lovett

5/3/22 JESUS LONGS FOR US TO EXPERIENCE HIS LOVE “O Jerusalem…! How often I wanted to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings but you were not willing”?  Matthew 23:37. Few things are as heartbreaking as a barrier to love.  Christ, the long-awaited Messiah of Israel, experienced a barrier […]

3/30/22 GOD GIVES BLESSING TO US SO WE CAN GIVE GLORY TO HIM

by Barry Lovett

 “What does the Lord you God require of you, but…to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul.” Deuteronomy 10:12 All God’s people, exiled in Babylon, had memories of the days when God’s favor was on them. Jerusalem was in ruins because a blessed people had been exploiting the weak, not […]

2/23/22 MAY WE NEVER BE THE BARRIER THAT BLOCKS ONE’S VIEW OF GOD

by Barry Lovett

“Love suffers long and is kind.” I Corinthians 13:4   Perhaps you are unable to see God in the people around you. Or perhaps you struggle to express love in a way that teaches people about God.  Knowing we are weak and needy people, God showed us what love is like. He sent His Son, Jesus […]