Posts tagged with ‘Integrity’

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8/31/21 PEOPLE KNOW TRUE FAITH-STORIES WHEN THEY SEE THEM

by Barry Lovett

“You shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” Acts 1:8. The book of Acts describes the faithful witness of Peter, John, Barnabas, Paul, Dorcas, Lydia, and many others during the early days of the church.  These ordinary people depended on God to give them […]

6/1/21 IT’S WHAT’S IN THE HEART THAT MATTERS

by Barry Lovett

“From now on, we regard no one according to the flesh.”  II Corinthians 5:16 The first-century church, like ours today, was often fractured by divisions based on race, language, and culture.  Paul wrote to the followers of Jesus in Corinth to help them respond to those who were more concerned with outward appearance than with what is […]

5/21/21 BRIBERY DEPRIVES OTHERS OF JUSTICE

by Barry Lovett

“Take no bribe, for a bribe blinds the discerning”.  Exodus 23:8 Not all bribery is overt; some is more subtle.  And not all bribes are financial.  Flattery is a type of bribe that uses words as currency.  If we give people preferential treatment for saying something nice about us, it’s similar to taking a bribe. To God, any kind […]

5/7/21 WHEN YOU SHARE THE GOSPEL, MAKE SURE YOU LIVE THE GOSPEL

by Barry Lovett

“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father.”  Matthew 5:16 Sometimes you’ve got to “show up” before you speak up.  No one really wants to hear what we have to say about the love of Jesus until they’ve seen it in our lives.  People don’t care how much […]