Posts tagged with ‘Obedience’

12/13/22 ONE GOOD REASON FOR DOING THE RIGHT THING TODAY IS TOMORROW

by Barry Lovett

“Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.”  Galatians 6:7. Our choices often have a reach and impact that we could never imagine.  The choices we make today produce the consequences we reap tomorrow.  It’s far better to avoid sin in the first place than […]

11/14/22 IF WE OBEY GOD’S CALLING, HE WILL PROVIDE THE NEEDED STRENGTH

by Barry Lovett

“…beside the other things, what comes upon me daily: my deep concern for all the churches.”  II Corinthians 11:28 There’s a price to becoming involved in the struggles of others.  Paul experienced this in his work planting churches and sharing the gospel. Despite the pressures that come from caring about, and for other people Paul […]

8/2/22 DISREGARDING GOD’S ORDER LEADS TO DISORDER

by Barry Lovett

“[God has] placed the sand as the bound of the sea.” Jeremiah 5:22. God has established boundaries for human behavior. Yet not a day goes by without countless violations of His commands, resulting in disastrous physical and spiritual consequences.  Within creation there is inherent order.  Violating it has inherent consequences.  God in His kindness simply […]

8/1/22 OBEDIENCE IS FAITH IN ACTION

by Barry Lovett

“He answered and said, I will not, but afterward he regretted it and went.” Matthew 21:29. Have you ever faced an unwanted chore and felt as if it were the last thing on earth you wanted to do?  Mowing the lawn, doing the laundry, cleaning the house can make us feel like procrastinating.  God is […]