Enduring temptation

“No temptation has taken you except what is common to man. God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted above what you are able, but will with the temptation also make the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.” ‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭10:13‬ ‭‬‬ Enduring temptation, I realize most... Continue Reading →

Preparing for Temptation

Temptation.  We all face it, so how do we prepare for it? Ephesians 6:16-18 (CJB) Always carry the shield of trust, with which you will be able to extinguish all the flaming arrows of the Evil One.  And take the helmet of deliverance; along with the sword given by the Spirit, that is, the Word... Continue Reading →

But God

I have very few memories from childhood. What few I have that are my own (Not stories told to me or remembered through pictures), are negative memories, But God. I am the youngest of five siblings, my oldest brother is ten years older and the closest in age sibling died at birth two years before I... Continue Reading →

Hunger and Thirst

Matthew 5:6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. I have been trying to lose weight recently. One thing I am working on is trying to recognize true hunger. So many times people confuse thirst for hunger, therefore overeating trying to meet a need that is not there.... Continue Reading →

Life without FACEBOOK

So for the month of January, God laid upon my heart to give up Facebook. I was spending WAY TOO MUCH time on it. I would check on my way to work (very dangerous), I would check after work, and then when I would come home from work, and "just check" things out, I would... Continue Reading →

Fullness and Power

Jesus was full of the Holy Spirit when he went into the desert. The Holy Spirit led him there to be tempted forty days and forty nights. (Luke 4:1-2). So many times, I think of this time in Jesus' life and I think He fasted for forty days and then the devil came to him... Continue Reading →

Temptation

I can't say how many times I have read the story of Jesus being led into the wilderness and His temptation. Last night I read it, and I saw something I completely have missed before and it definitely shed light on the things I face. Coupled with my daughter's insight into my problem with patience,... Continue Reading →

Temptation

I was reading in Matthew Chapter 4 about the Temptation of Christ last night and saw things with a fresh perspective. I mean most of us know about the temptation, but what the Word of God reveals is just really enlightening. First I noticed that Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to... Continue Reading →

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