The Root Of Temptation

  Luke 4:1-2 “Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil….” Temptation seems like such an easy thing to resist…until we’re tempted. Whether it comes in the form of denying ourselves a cookie or refusing to Continue Reading…

Don’t Lose Heart

  2 Corinthians 4:16 “Therefore we do not lose heart….” Stress so heavy it feels as if life itself is being squeezed out. Thoughts swimming in a sea of uncertainty. Feelings of rejection, ridicule and defeat threatening on every side. Ever feel like this? Paul certainly did. Yet he sends Continue Reading…

Where Is Your Faith?

  Luke 8:25 “ ‘Where is your faith?’ he asked his disciples….” I’m sure you’ve experienced it. You’re reading the scripture when suddenly regular print transforms into italics. Something transpires that causes you to move from simple reading to listening. The Word of God is speaking to you, muting every Continue Reading…