Posts tagged with ‘Obedience’

1/17/24 CHOOSE GOD, CHOOSE LIFE

by Barry Lovett

“Choose life, that both you and your descendants may live; that you may love the Lord your God, that you may obey His voice.”  Deuteronomy 30:19-20. To choose life is to choose God Himself and obey His Word. When Moses addressed the Israelites for the last time, he pleaded with them to make the right […]

11/28/23 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 […]

10/26/23 GOD’S WORD IS HE 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 actually protect us from our worst inclinations and foster healthy responses to Him. In Ephesians 4, for example, Paul […]

5/15/23 CHOOSE GOD, CHOOSE LIFE

by Barry Lovett

“Choose life, that both you and your descendants may live; that you may love the Lord your God, that you may obey His voice.”  Deuteronomy 30:19-20. To choose life is to choose God Himself and obey His Word. When Moses addressed the Israelites for the last time, he pleaded with them to make the right […]

3/30/23 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 […]