Posts tagged with ‘Witnessing’

11/16/22 WE NEVER KNOW WHEN SOMEONE MIGHT BE RECEPTIVE TO GOD

by Barry Lovett

“You turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God.”  I Thessalonians 1:9. When Paul addressed the people in Athens, he was grieved by the idolatry in that city.  Yet he used the people’s imperfect understanding of God to point them to the God of Scripture.  In our increasingly pluralistic world, the […]

11/9/22 WHEN YOU SHARE THE GOSPEL, MAKE SURE YOU LIVE THE GOSPEL

by Barry Lovett

“Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father.”  Matthew 5:16. Sometimes you’ve got to “show up” before you “speak up”.  No one really wants to hear what we have to say about the love of Jesus until they’ve seen it in our lives.  People don’t […]

10/5/22 OUR TESTIMONY IS THE WITNESS OF WHAT GOD HAS DONE FOR US

by Barry Lovett

“You shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to me.” Acts 1:8. As followers of Christ, we are called to be witnesses of what Jesus has done in us and for us. To point people to Christ, we don’t need to be able to explain every theological […]

5/26/22 MY LIFE HELPS PAINT MY NEIGHBOR’S PICTURE OF GOD

by Barry Lovett

“I have given you an example, that you should do as I have done to you.” John 13:15 The love of God was visibly demonstrated in Jesus when He was here on Earth. In stooping to wash the feet of His disciples, He mirrored the submissive step He took when He left heaven and became a man. […]

5/23/22 THE GOSPEL IS A PRICELESS GIFT THAT’S OFFERED FREE TO EVERYONE

by Barry Lovett

“Paul…received all who came to him.” Acts 28:30 For years the apostle Paul traveled and preached before being imprisoned in Rome. There he continued to touch people with the gospel because he cared about them and wanted them to know Jesus Christ. The book of Acts concludes with Paul confined in Rome, living under guard in a […]