Posts tagged with ‘Stewardship’

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9/13/21 THE BEST PREPARATION FOR TOMORROW IS THE RIGHT USE OF TODAY

by Barry Lovett

“If anyone cleanses himself from [dishonor], he will be a vessel for honor, …prepared for every good work.”  II Timothy 2:19-26.  We are called to always be preparing.  A heart dedicated to God must be prepared to serve him. (I Sam. 7:3) We are to be prepared to do good works, (II Tim. 2:21) and to defend scriptural […]

1/13/21 THE MORE WE SERVE CHRIST, THE LESS WE WILL SERVE SELF

by Barry Lovett

“Take heed that you do not do your charitable deeds before men, to be seen by them.  Otherwise you have no reward from your Father in heaven.” Matthew 6:1. Jesus desires for us to live with an unrelenting, selfless devotion to Him.  The Bible calls us to good deeds and holy living, but these are to be […]

5/7/20 THE GOOD LIFE IS FOUND IN THE GOOD SHEPHERD

by Barry Lovett

“Beware of covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of the things he possesses.” Luke 12:15. The sooner we get over the illusion that more stuff means more happiness, the better off we will be.  And then the more able we will be to find the peace and happiness of the true “good […]

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 […]