Posts Tagged temptation


The Invitation

“In order that Satan might not outwit us. For we are not unaware of his schemes” 2 Cor 2:11 Let’s imagine we receive a package from Fed Ex. When we open it, we see an elegant parchment envelope, with our name meticulously written across it. We open it and the invitation says: “You are cordially invited […]

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You’re Protected From Evil (2)

“Hide me in the shadow of your wings from the wicked who are out to destroy me” Ps 17:8-9  Here are three ways you can open yourself up to the power of evil: (1) By Choice. The author of The Satanic Bible, Anton LaVey, said, “A successful witch or wizard must first surrender totally to […]

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Temptation

“Jesus was…Tempted by the devil.” Matt 4:1 The Bible says, “Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.” Notice who led Jesus there: God! You’re in training for your destiny, and a good trainer has one thing in mind – turning flab into muscle. So he takes […]

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Small Things

“Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much.” Luke 16:10 In a certain bank there was a trust department in which four young men and one older man were employed. The directors decided to promote the older employee […]

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Keep Running

…And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us – Heb 12:1 There comes a time when we just want to give up on our goals or our plans. When those times come, just look at what Jesus endured: Temptation – We imagine the wilderness temptation as three isolated events scattered over a 40 […]

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Are You Being Tempted?

“We will receive…grace to help us when we need it.” Heb. 4:16 No matter how spiritually mature you become you will never outgrow temptation. When you conquer it on one front it attacks you on another. And the closer you get to God the more Satan will try to tempt you. Paul explains it this […]

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