Satan has had centuries to perfect his crafty strategies, and has the resources to implement his devious plans. What chance do we possibly have against such an insurmountable enemy? If you’ve put your faith in Jesus, you have resources too! Resources that can help you win the battle.
Our culture considers it an admirable quality to think, “I can do this by myself!” That it’s the sign of healthy self-esteem. A study on Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount.
There are many kinds of temptations. Some are obvious appeals to sin. But other enticements may seem perfectly logical and reasonable in the moment! Let's discuss how the Enemy tempts us to “throw our pearls before swine.”
Behind our political, economic, and social structures is another system at work in the world that has more control than we realize. It’s spiritual in nature and evil in purpose.
Temptation is often cloaked in goodness, enticing us to accept its siren call without regard to the consequences. Let's look at how Satan uses temptations to cause us to turn away from God.
Cornered with an enticing temptation, and seeing no way out, it’s easy to believe that giving in is the only option. Another interesting study on the role of the Ten Commandments.
Since the beginning of time, the Evil One has been using the same proven strategies to get us to fall into temptation!
What’s your weakness? Whether it’s chocolate cake, a corner office, or a pretty face, we all have things that tempt us at our most vulnerable points. A lesson on avoiding the pitfalls in life.
Temptation is all around us. And if we’re not careful, we’re liable to fall right into its trap! Let's suggest ways to avoid getting caught in the snare!
It’s not uncommon to have questions when reading some of Jesus’ teaching. He often spoke in riddles and parables, which may seem foreign to those of us living in the twenty-first century! Let's discuss a puzzling request found in the Lord’s Prayer.
Each one of us faces temptation of some sort. It may be a certain kind of food we can’t resist, a store we love to shop in, or something heavier, that causes us to fall into sin.
We don’t often think of sin as we would a disease ravaging our body, and yet, sin is toxic to our lives and ultimately to our souls. Look at the tenth commandment, “You shall not covet.”