Tag Archives: Temptation

Be content

1 Timothy 6:1-10 Songwriter Harry Chapin spun a tale of a man named Mr. Tanner, a dry cleaner who was very good at his work. He was content with his chosen profession and loved his customers. Tanner was also a … Continue reading

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Together in faith

1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:5 Christians today certainly face doubts and fears. So, like many in the early church, Christians today benefit from the encouragement of other believers. When left on their own, even the faithful risk becoming distant and inactive in … Continue reading

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God has a plan

John 3:1-17 There are a couple over-used phrases employed by Christians that seem to always get under my skin. The first one is “Everything happens for a reason.” The other is the phrase “God has a plan.” The usual context … Continue reading

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Temptation

Matthew 4:1-11 Certainly we all face temptation, but what does it mean to be tempted? At the very least, to be tempted means that we are enticed, lured or even seduced to engage in a behavior we know is contrary … Continue reading

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More than I can handle

Mark 6:47-56 “God won’t give you more than you can handle.” We have all heard this statement. It is offered with the best of intentions, but if one looks closely, there is a flaw with this line of thinking. This … Continue reading

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Saved by grace

Romans 7:7-25 Everyone has bad habits. Those things we do subconsciously and don’t realize it until it’s done. Then there are those bad habits that, as we strive to refrain from doing them, the temptation becomes too great and we … Continue reading

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Tempted

Genesis 3:1-15, Luke 4:1-11 “The serpent was more crafty than any other creature.” Reading this, we can safely assume something is going to happen, and it won’t be good. The devil is out to destroy that which God created, and … Continue reading

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Word of truth

Genesis 3:1-15 The serpent was more crafty than any other beast. From the very beginning of this lesson we are made aware that something is going to happen, and it isn’t going to be good. The devil is out to … Continue reading

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The armor of God

Ephesians 6:11-20 No one ever said life was going to be easy, and no one promised things would always go your way. Surely, we live in a harsh world, one rife with sudden twists and turns. Does this sound familiar? … Continue reading

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