Advent Day 5: The Depravity of Man

Read Genesis 3:1-7. Our first real encounter with Eve occurs in the Garden of Eden. She is approached by a “serpent who is more crafty than any other beast in the field” (v.1). Here’s what “Crafty” does NOT mean: His favorite store was Michael’s He had a huge Pinterest following He knew how to knit…

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Day 26 – Why Do We Wander?

Paul is begging the Corinthian church to get back on track and to resist the alluring tide of false teaching that so easily sweeps one away.  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 Paul’s undeterred affection for…

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Is Temptation a Good Thing?

A temptation becomes sin when we surrender to our own evil desires. Unless it is enticing, it has no pull.

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HOW DO YOU COPE?

Are you facing a difficult time? Listen up…here is what God has to say.

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Get Ready

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.

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The Devil is talking to me with Angel Eyes

How easily I am persuaded by lies. Lies from the Enemy. When I get discouraged, he persuades me to wallow in self-pity. When I am rejected, he leads me to try to fill the void. When I am busy, he convinces me that things in the here and now are of utmost importance. These lies…

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