'temptation' Tagged Posts

'temptation' Tagged Posts

The Discipline of not Looking

It does not take long to notice that we are surrounded and bombarded with things pertaining to sexual sin. This reality places us in the midst of a battle that is not easy at all. We not only have to face daily temptations from within our own minds, but we have to deal with the billboards, the advertisements and the clothes (or lack of) people are wearing.

Life and Temptation

Life is filled with temptations. These temptations can be small and they can be substantial. Temptation that you experience may be a real trial for you, but for others it may be merely trivial, and vice versa. What is it that causes such a struggle within us when it comes to temptation? It would be easy a natural tendency of people is to shift the blame away from…

Christ and Temptation

Before you can fight against temptation, it is essential that you have the capacity to do so. Where does such a capacity come from? It certainly cannot be sourced in ourselves. If you are going to effectively fight temptation, you must belong to the last Adam. In-other words, you must repent of your sin and believe in Jesus Christ.

Dealing with Temptation

Temptation to sin is a struggle all of us experience. Sadly, a natural tendency of people is to shift the blame away from themselves. In doing so, they wrongly diagnose the problem and ignore the symptoms and therefore don’t receive the biblical solution. In this brief post, I want to look at temptation from the lens of James 1:13-16. The Source of Temptation James makes…

Comforting Others as God has Comforted us

© auremar – Fotolia.com In reading through Andrew’s recent blogs on identifying sin and replacing it with righteous and pure thoughts and actions, I am reminded of 1 Corinthians 1:3-11 and the critical need to support and encourage one another in our walk with Christ. Thank God we are not to walk this journey alone! This world will often trivialize sin and…