Ephesians 6 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. God is strong, and He wants us to be strong too. He has given us everything that we need to ward off the attack of the Enemy. If we put on the armor… Continue reading
Paul is begging the Corinthian church to get back on track and to resist the alluring tide of false teaching that so easily cause them to wander away from God. The Corinthians are being derailed by intellectualism and performance-based Christianity. They were stuck in a comparison trap of “Who’s Who and Who’s Not.” We see… Continue reading
A temptation becomes sin when we surrender to our own evil desires. Unless it is enticing, it has no pull.
I’ve always been a runner. From conflict. From fear. From dread. I rather avoid the hard stuff than to go ahead, and dig in.
I think many of us wonder why God isn’t doing anything in our lives…and maybe, just maybe…it’s because we are saying “No” to the things God is asking us to do.
We are instructed “to be sober, be vigilant.” In other words, we are told to exercise some self-control and discipline in our lives to be ready to battle the enemy. There will be days when we don’t feel like praying and spending time with God. We will be tempted to sin and give in to our fleshly desires. However, a person exhibiting self-control is sure and steady, even in the toughest of circumstances. A self-controlled believer never neglects their time with the Lord.