But each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own desires and enticed. -James 1:14 (NKJV) There are two sources of temptation I know of: us and the evil one. Either it is something we are desiring to do or we are being tempted by the devil. James chapter 1 makes it … Continue reading Fighting Temptation
And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. -Matthew 6:13 (KJV) I was watching an older broadcast of Robert Morris teaching on the subject of temptation last night and thought I’d devote a post to the topic. He … Continue reading Temptation Explained
Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you. -John 14:17 (KJV) For the longest time I lived as a carnal Christian, often doing what was contrary to God’s will and, thus, … Continue reading Power For Living
And if it seems evil to you to serve the Lord, choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we … Continue reading What’s it going to be?
And brought them out, and said, Sirs, what must I do to be saved? And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house. -Acts 16:30-31 (KJV) This is a departure from the norm for me as far as content of this post. I usually try to avoid … Continue reading Diversity
Hebrews 12:1-2 (CEB) Let’s also run the race 12 So then let’s also run the race that is laid out in front of us, since we have such a great cloud of witnesses surrounding us. Let’s throw off any extra baggage, get rid of the sin that trips us up, 2 and fix our eyes on Jesus, … Continue reading Baggage
Isaiah 58:6-7 (VOICE) 6 No, what I want in a fast is this: to liberate those tied down and held back by injustice, to lighten the load of those heavily burdened, to free the oppressed and shatter every type of oppression. 7 A fast for Me involves sharing your food with people who have none, giving those … Continue reading LENT