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Tempted

 Jesus knows the power of temptation—he has been tempted in every respect as we are—and demonstrates the power of the Spirit to overcome the temptation. Continue reading

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Resist

Instead of giving in to the passion of the moment, he looked at the situation rationally and righteously. His split second decision made the difference between falling into sin and standing strong as a righteous man. Continue reading

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When the Best Doesn’t Seem Good Enough

One of Satan’s best tricks is to get us to question the goodness of God. Questioning his goodness often leads us to question his wisdom, his truthfulness and his love.    Continue reading

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You Are an Overcomer

Your greatest enemy, the devil, is a defeated foe. Greater is the one who is in you (Christ) than he who is in the world (Satan). Continue reading

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Tempted (Mar 20)

Jesus knows the power of temptation—he has been tempted in every respect as we are—and demonstrates the power of the Spirit to overcome the temptation. Continue reading

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Rooted Firmly and Bearing Fruit (Feb 19)

Jesus parable reminds us that there are many obstacles to our spiritual growth. God’s word given to us does not always produce a bumper crop. Sometimes the word is stolen. Sometimes because of “rocky soil,” the word gets started quickly but withers. Sometimes the thorns choke the word so that it does not produce grain. Continue reading

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Resist (Jan 19)

Instead of giving in to the passion of the moment, he looked at the situation rationally and righteously. His split second decision made the difference between falling into sin and standing strong as a righteous man. Continue reading

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When the Best Doesn’t Seem Good Enough (Jan 2)

One of Satan’s best tricks is to get us to question the goodness of God. Continue reading

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You are an Overcomer (Dec 4)

You are an overcomer. There is no reason to wallow in defeat. Your greatest enemy, the devil, is a defeated foe. Greater is the one who is in you (Christ) than he who is in the world (Satan). Continue reading

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The Mountaintop (Aug 2)

The crisp, cool air blows through your hair as you as gaze upon the majestic beauty of other mountain peaks. You are above them all. You are on the mountaintop. It’s an exhilarating place to be, a dangerous place. It was quite an adventure to get there and even more difficult to stay there. Continue reading

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