Tag Archives: temptation

God’s Grace; June 29, 2022


Titus 2:11-13 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, while we … Continue reading

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Repentance; April 13, 2022


Luke 22:61-63 The Lord turned and looked straight at Peter. Then Peter remembered the word the Lord had spoken to him: “Before the rooster crows today, you will disown me three times.” And he went outside and wept bitterly. This … Continue reading

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Depending on God; March 5, 2022


Job 6:13 “Do I have any power to help myself, now that success has been driven from me? Sometimes the kindest thing God can do for us is help us understand how utterly helpless we are without Him. Job’s redeeming … Continue reading

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Human Weakness; August 12, 2021


Matthew 26:41 “Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the body is weak.” Every time I read this passage I remember an experiment that was done in the early days of … Continue reading

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Dieting; July 1, 2021


Psalm 141:3-4 Set a guard over my mouth, O Lord; keep watch over the door of my lips. Let not my heart be drawn to what is evil, to take part in wicked deeds with men who are evildoers; let … Continue reading

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Saints; March 14, 2021


Romans 1:7 To all in Rome who are loved by God and called to be saints: Grace and peace to you from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ. We get such strange ideas when we hear the … Continue reading

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Consequences; February 15, 2021


Jeremiah 5:24-25 “They do not say to themselves, ‘Let us fear the Lord our God, who gives autumn and spring rains in season, who assures us of the regular weeks of harvest.’ Your wrongdoings have kept these away; your sins … Continue reading

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Love for the World; December 30, 2020


James 4:4 You adulterous people, don’t you know that friendship with the world is hatred toward God? Anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God. These 10 verses include some dearly loved ones, … Continue reading

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The Humanity of Jesus; December 21, 2020


Hebrews 2:17-18 For this reason he had to be made like his brothers in every way, in order that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in service to God, and that he might make atonement for the … Continue reading

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Maturity; August 12, 2020


Luke 8:14 The seed that fell among thorns stands for those who hear, but as they go on their way they are choked by life’s worries, riches and pleasures, and they do not mature. Matthew’s record of this parable (Matthew … Continue reading

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