Patrick Lovejoy

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

ISSUES OF FAITH: Remember your worth, don’t give up

“THE LORD IS near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit” (Psalm 34:18 ESV). God loves you. You are not here by accident,… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Do not lose your trust after being hurt

HOW MANY TIMES have you been burned by someone you cared about? How many times have you been let down, felt forgotten, betrayed or disappointed… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Friendship means more

NO LONGER DO I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Seek God for the rest you truly need

“COME TO ME, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest,” (Mat 11:28 ESV). I assumed I had thought of… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: The word no can be a powerful display of love

[JESUS SAID:] “THIS is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you,” John 15:12 ESV. This past week, sitting in the… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Be an intentional Christian when it comes to domestic violence

“LEARN TO DO good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow’s cause” Isaiah 1:17. With the past two months, I… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Teach children of God’s good gift

“LET MARRIAGE BE held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous” (Heb… Continue reading

ISSUS OF FAITH: Life is a precious commodity, don’t throw it away

“IN HIS HAND is the life of every creature and the breath of all mankind” (Job 12:10 NIV). It is no secret that our community… Continue reading

ISSUS OF FAITH: Now we have all that we need

OH, THAT YOU would rend the heavens and come down, that the mountains would tremble before you (Isa 63:19 NIV). What did you want for… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Who sits on the throne of your soul?

But I trust in you, O LORD; I say, “You are my God” (Psalm 31:14 ESV). WHAT DO YOU believe? This question does not speak… Continue reading