Posts tagged with ‘God’s Word’

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9/29/21 GOD’S WORD IS THE COMPASS THAT KEEPS US ON COURSE

by Barry Lovett

“Put off, concerning your former conduct, the old man which grows corrupt.” Ephesians 4:22. Some look at the standards God set forth in the Bible as obstacles that prevent us from enjoying life. However, the boundaries God places protect us from our worst inclinations and foster healthy responses to Him.  In Ephesians 4, for example, Paul provides some […]

7/14/21 NEGLECTING THE WORD WILL FAMISH YOUR SOUL

by Barry Lovett

“As newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the Word, that you may grow thereby.” I Peter 2:2 It might seem strange to be commanded to earnestly long for something. But we need to be reminded of our need of spiritual nourishment.  Even though we may have fed on the Word in the past, we need to […]

7/12/21 OPINION IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR THE TRUTH OF GOD’S WORD

by Barry Lovett

“[Jesus] said to them, “But who do you say that I am?”  Matthew 16:13-20. Public opinion can help answer certain questions, but not the one question that will determine your eternity: Who do you say that Jesus is?  If you agree with Scripture, and place your trust in Christ, you will have eternal life. Opinion is no substitute […]

4/20/21 OPEN YOUR BIBLE PRAYERFULLY; READ IT CAREFULLY; OBEY IT JOYFULLY

by Barry Lovett

“The king stood by a pillar and made a covenant before the Lord…And all the people took a stand for the covenant.” II Kings 23:3 Many of us own Bibles, but are we changed  by the truths found there?  We are called to read, hear, and obey His Word.  It should cause us, like Josiah, to take immediate action […]