Patrick Lovejoy

ISSUES OF FAITH: In uncertain times, God remains steady

“Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul… Continue reading

 

ISSUES OF FAITH: Finding a reprieve from fear

For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by… Continue reading

 

ISSUES OF FAITH: In a changing world, find security in faith

The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever (Isaiah 40:8). I CAN FEEL it in the air: the… Continue reading

 

ISSUES OF FAITH: Refuge in uncertain times

And not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for adoption as… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Let faith help quiet an anxious mind

And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? (Matthew 6:27 ESV). I HAVE A confession to… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: No matter how lonely, humanity is never alone

“THEN THE LORD God said, ‘It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him’,” (Genesis… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Trust God to get through crisis

AND WE KNOW that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. Romans… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Find a feast within the Word of God

THEN JESUS WAS led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And after fasting 40 days and 40 nights,… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Picking and choosing the words

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Wake up and feel excitement again

You know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Use creative in how you exercise your faith

“THE MASTER COMMENDED the dishonest manager for his shrewdness. For the sons of this world are more shrewd in dealing with their own generation than… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Show who you are with how you spend your time

“NO ONE CAN serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Look at the end of events with a new perspective

“REJOICE ALWAYS, PRAY without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” (1 Thessalonians 5:18).… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Finding freedom in faith

“I AM THE LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. “You shall have no… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: It is your Christian duty to honor your parents

“HONOR YOUR FATHER and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you” (Exodus 20:12… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Christians suffer persecution worldwide

ON THE EVENING of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being locked where the disciples were for fear of the Jews,… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Don’t be afraid to speak of your faith

AND WHEN THEY had kindled a fire in the middle of the courtyard and sat down together, Peter sat down among them. Then a servant… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Truth is truth, guilt is guilt

JESUS SAID TO her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: All a part of the divine plan

IT IS A story that goes all the way back to the beginning of creation. Heard in the echoes of the inner chambers of God’s… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Finding light in a dark world

IT IS OVERWHELMING how dark it becomes on the Olympic Peninsula after the sun sets. You can experience this every time you walk down the… Continue reading