For in that He Himself has suffered, being tempted, He is able to aid those who are tempted. - Hebrews 2:18 Jesus was tempted in many ways. We know of His temptation by the devil in the wilderness, but since 'He was tempted in all points as we are (Heb 4:15),' we can safely assume … Continue reading Help in Times Of Temptation
Why is sin a big deal?
Why is sin a big deal? That question seems to come up a lot. "What's wrong with smoking a little weed? Why can't I have sex with my girlfriend? So I like to drink, what's wrong with a that? Everybody does it." The bible says this: after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; … Continue reading Why is sin a big deal?
Make the decision before deciding time.
Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself. - Dan 1:8 Often times we are faced with temptations, and fall into them, because we are not adequately prepared for them when they come. They catch us off guard, and being in the heat of the moment, we give in. Afterwards we regret … Continue reading Make the decision before deciding time.
What to do when you are faced with day-to-day temptations
So it was, as she spoke to Joseph day by day, that he did not heed her, to lie with her or to be with her. Genesis 39:10 Joseph was a remarkable man. He persevered through 13 years of slavery and imprisonment to become the second most powerful man in the world. His story is … Continue reading What to do when you are faced with day-to-day temptations
Being fooled into destroying yourself
Now the serpent was more cunning than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made. And he said to the woman, "Has God indeed said, 'You shall not eat of every tree of the garden'?" Gen 3:1 The way that Satan tempts people today is no different from when he tempted Eve … Continue reading Being fooled into destroying yourself
How to overcome temptation
Then Jesus, being filled with the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, being tempted for forty days by the devil. Luke 4:1-2 A great building may take years to build, but it can fall in a day. Even so, the greatest men can fall in a … Continue reading How to overcome temptation