Temptation

Temptation

Temptation James is clear that it is not God who tempts us (James 1:13), but Jesus teaches us to pray that we would not even be led into temptation by God. Yet, we know that temptation at times seems to be an hour by hour occurrence. So, in the face of the millions of...
Forgiveness

Forgiveness

Forgiveness Forgiveness does not mean the violation of someone should be silenced or “swept under the rug” (just as was discussed in learning to bless our enemies in 5:43-48). In fact, forgiveness takes the offense so seriously that instead of seeking...
Daily Bread

Daily Bread

Daily Bread These words echo all the way back to the wilderness after being delivered from Egypt. As is the case in many instances, when we get delivered from bondage, it is not only freeing, but there can be a bit of disorientation, a wandering in the wilderness....
Your Kingdom Come

Your Kingdom Come

Your Kingdom Come The Kingdom of God is best understood as His rule and reign. Notice, we pray “Your Kingdom come” not “Your Kingdom go”. This is because we are not somehow trying to escape this world. We want His rule and reign to be expressed...