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God, Open Our Eyes (Part 3)

One of the major problems with the world today is that it tries to make sin look good, glamorous, and to make it appear that it is the “in” thing to do. This is done through a constant barrage of media and print advertisement. Advertisers and alcohol companies push alcohol consumption to make it appear…

God, Open Our Eyes (Part 1)

This will be several posts on the current state of the Body of Christ and our need to have our spiritual eyes opened so we can clearly see what is going on in our world. It’s time the pastors and leaders in the Body of Christ start calling sin…sin. Too long we have skirted around the…

Unloading Your Baggage

If you have ever traveled on an airplane you know what a hassle “baggage” can be. But have you ever considered how the intangible baggage of past experiences or personal sin hinders your journey with Christ? That is why Hebrews 12:1-3 encourages us to “lay aside” those things that can block our progress.  This passage…

The Nature Of Temptation (Part 4)

This is my final post on “The Nature Of Temptation.” Here is a quick review of the first three posts: Everyone it tempted Temptation itself is not a sin The tempter is the devil People are tempted when they are drawn away of their own lusts and enticed The three categories of temptation are: The…

The Nature Of Temptation (Part 3)

There is not a person living that doesn’t face temptation.  It is comforting though to know that “No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. and God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear.  But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way…

The Nature Of Temptation (Part 2)

In my first post I established from scripture that temptation is common to all men and that the nature of temptations is ultimately to deceive you and cause you to do wrong.  We’ve also established that temptation is built on fantasy or imagination and there is an attraction to it, or else we wouldn’t be…

The Nature of Temptation (Part 1)

Everyone faces temptation.  Even Jesus was led into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil (Matthew 4:1) and Scripture tells us that He was tempted in all ways like we are yet He was without sin (Hebrews 4:15).  In this post I want to share with you the nature of temptation and cover some…