What tempts you? Are you tempted to gossip, lie or steal? Are you tempted by money, drugs or alcohol. Are you tempted by men or women? Jesus said, in Matthew 26:41, “Keep watching and praying that you may not enter into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.” Most of us, like Peter, … More Tempted?
When we think of temptations we tend to think only the big sins matter, bur Satan knows Christians have a certain moral resolve. Sins of murder, stealing, and adultery are not really temptations. Knowing this he changes his tactics to tempt us with things such as worry, anger and not forgiving. The more … More Temptations
When Jesus was tempted in the wilderness by the Devil, in Matthew 4:1-11, He defeated temptation by saying, “It is written.” He then quoted the appropriate scripture for each temptation. In doing this He has shown us how to effectively deal with the temptations the Devil throws our way. I had always been advised … More Defeating Temptation
Temptation is a fact of life we have to live with daily, from hitting the snooze button, eating the doughnut or thinking thoughts that are not pleasing to God. We are all tempted in many ways every day. Why do some handle temptation better than others? Those who conquer temptation are those with a made up mind. … More A Made Up Mind
Simply believe in your salvation: Some live in fear for years over the thought of loosing their salvation. This fear comes because we have a difficult time believing God would love us and save us even though we sin against Him. We try to compensate by being good, when we fail we feel we do … More Simply Believe