It’s interesting that even when we follow God’s leading, we are not guaranteed safe circumstances. As we let God’s Spirit lead us, indeed, as we let Jesus lead us in places that we need to go, we may find risk and danger. In fact, on a Spiritual level, I believe that we will be tem
In our last discussion Jesus elevated our minds beyond what we could easily accept, to a higher standard that stretched our hearts. Today we will go even deeper into the teachings of Jesus, teachings that may make some of us uncomfortable because these concepts often run contradictory to our world.
This woman had been teaching her three-year old daughter the Lord’s Prayer. For several evenings, at bedtime, her daughter would repeat after her the lines from the prayer. Finally, her daughter decided to go solo with much pride she carefully enunciated each word, right up to the end of the p
TEMPTATION: Let’s sum all this up. We will never triumph over temptation by pretending it doesn’t exist. We can’t afford the luxury of thinking it can’t happen to us, no matter who we are. We need to guard against the temptation of putting our trust in worldly things for our fulfillment
As we continue to look at how we can be victorious in fighting temptation we must recognize that it can indeed be defeated. We need not despair. God gives us the tools necessary to say, “No.” Remember Satan’s tools we looked at not long ago? Well, God has tools too! In fact, He ha
Now let’s talk about fighting temptation. How can we do this and come out victors? How can we resist the lies of Satan…the lies that take us down that wrong path? First, we must constantly recognize that the great deceiver will do exactly that….he will deceive us with tempt