Posts tagged with ‘Sin’

11/13/23 PRIVATE SINS WILL INEVITABLY HAVE PUBLIC IMPACT

by Barry Lovett

“The children of Israel committed a trespass regarding the accursed things, for Achan… took of the accursed things.” Joshua 7:1 Because of Achan’s private sin everyone was affected, and God was dishonored. As followers of Jesus, we belong to one another, and our individual actions can impact the entire body and God’s name. May we individually […]

10/20/23 THE LAW OF SOWING AND REAPING HAS NEVER BEEN REPEALED

by Barry Lovett

“Whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.” Galatians 6:7 Sinful choices create consequences. After King David committed adultery and murder, family discord followed. When we confess our sins to God, He promises to forgive and cleanse us (I John 1:9). The God of grace will give us wisdom in dealing with bad decisions from our […]

8/29/23 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 […]

8/4/23 THE BIBLE WILL TELL YOU WHAT IS WRING BEFORE YOU HAVE DONE IT

by Barry Lovett

“Your Word I have hidden in my heart, that I might not sin against You.” Psalm 119:11. No one today would approach radioactive material without protection. But many seem unconcerned about exposure to the dangers of sin.  Psalm 1 warns us against sinful attitudes, speech, and behavior. Obedience to God’s law is a spiritual safeguard […]

6/24/22 THE LAW OF SOWING AND REAPING HAS NEVER BEEN REPEALED

by Barry Lovett

“Whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.” Galatians 6:7 Sinful choices create consequences. After King David committed adultery and murder, family discord followed. When we confess our sins to God, He promises to forgive and cleanse us (I John 1:9). The God of grace will give us wisdom in dealing with bad decisions from our […]