Posts tagged with ‘Refreshment’

4/28/20 TIME SPENT WITH THE LORD IS ALWAYS TIME WELL SPENT

by Barry Lovett

“Come aside by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.” Mark 6:31. After Jesus’ disciples completed a demanding time of ministry, Jesus encouraged them to rest awhile. Jesus heeded His own advice. After a long, busy day of meeting the needs of the multitudes Jesus sought renewal in prayer with His heavenly Father […]

7/16/18 JESUS CAN SATISFY YOU THIRSTY SOUL

by Barry Lovett

“If anyone thirsts, let him come to Me and drink.” John 7:37. If you have ever experienced dehydration you know how vital water is to maintaining well-being.  Being dehydrated can give a new appreciation for Jesus’ invitation to drink.  His announcement was dramatic, particularly in terms of the timing.  John notes that it was the […]

2/28/17 WITH GOD, NEW BEGINNINGS ARE POSSIBLE

by Barry Lovett

Behold, I will do a new thing, now it shall spring forth; shall you not know it?  Isaiah 43:19. God, through the prophet Isaiah, encouraged Jewish exiles to think about a new beginning.  He told them to stop dwelling on their past and focus their attention on God who would give them a new beginning […]

2/27/17 JESUS IS THE SOURCE OF LIVING WATER

by Barry Lovett

“The water that I shall give him will become in him a fountain of water springing up into everlasting life”.  John 4:14.   In a dry and barren climate, knowing where to find water can mean the difference between life and death.  Our spiritual life also has the need for certain nonnegotiable elements.  That is why […]