Temptation

The prophet, John the Baptist, declared who Jesus was. At His baptism, the Father declared who Jesus was and the Holy Spirit came and rested upon Him. Jesus’ very next act was not to go and begin His ministry. Instead, He was driven into the wilderness. While there He experienced temptations. I’ve been thinking about this. Jesus essentially faced the same temptation as Adam and Eve – to be like...

How To Overcome Temptation

Five things to know when temptation comes knocking at your door: 1. Know who you are – righteous, holy, set apart, a royal priesthood, chosen. When tempted by his boss’ wife, Joseph reply was that he could not sin against God. He knew he was destined for great things and did not allow momentary pleasure to deter him. 2. Know your purpose and walk in it. David greatest moral failure...

Temptation

The prophet, John the Baptist, has declared who Jesus is. At His baptism, the Father declares who Jesus is and the Holy Spirit comes and rests upon Him. Jesus’ very next act was not to go and begin His ministry. Instead, He was driven into the wilderness. While there He experiences temptations. I’ve been thinking about this. Jesus essentially faced the same temptation as Adam and Eve – to be...