Posts tagged with ‘Positive Thinking’

7/8/21 IN TIMES OF TROUBLE GOD IS STILL AT WORK

by Barry Lovett

“The things which happened to me have actually turned out for the furtherance of the gospel.” Philippians 1:12 Focusing on what’s wrong can cause us to miss everything that’s right. God wants us to be discerning; we need to know good from bad, but He doesn’t want us to focus on the bad and become critical […]

8/18/20 RIGHT THINKING LEADS TO RIGHT LIVING

by Barry Lovett

“If there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy meditate on these things.” Philippians 4:8. To guard our mind and to keep out the influences that will hinder our walk with God is to use our mind in the way God desires.  Paul told us that we should think about things that are true, […]

7/16/19 RIGHT THINKING LEADS TO RIGHT LIVING

by Barry Lovett

“If there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy meditate on these things.” Philippians 4:8. To guard our mind and to keep out the influences that will hinder our walk with God is to use our mind in the way God desires.  Paul told us that we should think about things that are true, […]

5/29/19 TALKING TO YOURSELF CAN BE HELPFUL

by Barry Lovett

“Why are you cast down, O my soul…Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him.” Psalm 42:5. The writer of Psalm 42 was talking to himself, but he wasn’t’ crazy. He talked to himself about the truth of God’s character and he was strengthened and encouraged. Whenever you are downhearted, tell yourself: God loves me, He […]

11/1/18 HAPPINESS OFTEN DEPENDS UPON THE QUALITY OF OUR THOUGHTS

by Barry Lovett

“Then said Thomas…, Let us also go, that we may die with Him.” John 11:16. Thomas, a loyal follower of Jesus, had a mental attitude that made him respond to life in a negative way. When the Savior announced that He was going to Bethany where He would resurrect Lazarus, for example, Thomas expected the worst.  […]