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Lovers of Good

“Loves What Is Good” vs. “Loves Not What Is Good”

These phrases are translated by one word. Paul says a man who aspires to be an overseer of the church must be one “who loves what is good” (Titus 1:8). He then says there will be those who are “lovers of self,” and “not loving what is good (2 Tim. 3:2, 3). The only difference between the two words is the small letter “a” (alpha), added on the front of the word which adds “not” to a word such as “atypical” meaning “not typical.”


Are You Listening?

“Surely all the men who have seen My glory and My signs which I performed in Egypt and in the wilderness, yet have put Me to the test ten times and have not listened to My voice, shall by no means see the land which I swore to their fathers, nor shall any of those who spurned Me see it” (Numbers 14:22-23).
Can you imagine? They had seen the ten plagues, the crossing of the Red Sea, the drowning of Pharaoh’s army, Mount Sinai with the smoke, lightning, thunder, Manna, and everything else, and still they spurned God? They gave up a relationship with God by turning their backs on Him.


“Living By Faith”

Romans 1:17 “For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.”
Those people who have heard the word of God and have made the decision to conform their lives to the divine will of God are without exception living by faith. When we live by faith, we do not worry about tomorrow, whether it will bring happiness or sorrow, because we have decided to deny our self, take up our cross and follow Jesus allowing him to be in control of our life (Luke 9:23, John 14:1, Phil. 4:6-7).