To fight against sin is difficult, It's challenging to overcome iniquity. For temptation lures us with desire, Desire entices us to indulge in wickedness. But the desire fades once the deed is done, The guilt overwhelms us after it's committed. So we plead to the Lord, seeking forgiveness, With repentant heart, we return to the … Continue reading Victory Over Sin
Dealing with Temptation Being a follower of Jesus Christ is not easy. Even though we are forgiven of all our sins and have eternal life, we still confronted with temptation. Why do we still deal with temptation even after we are saved? A World of Sin We live in a world that is full of … Continue reading Overcoming Temptation
2 After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. 3 The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.” 4 Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” Matthew 4:2-4 (NIV) … Continue reading How to Fight Temptation?
Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee. Blessed art thou, O Lord: teach me thy statutes. Psalm 119:11-12 (King James Version) All of us, at one time or another, have stumbled in our faith walk and yielded to temptation. It was after one of those stumbles that … Continue reading The Strength to Resist Sin
For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succour them that are tempted. Hebrews 2:18 (King James Version) What is it that you are tempted with the most? For some, it could be as harmless as watching certain movies or t.v shows; while for others it could be as harmful … Continue reading Resisting the Tempting Fire
In 1 Corinthians 10:13, the Apostle Paul tells us the nature of temptation and how to deal with it. Temptation is not some foreign body from the world that we contract unexpectedly that causes us to sin. Instead, it is a part of our spiritual DNA as long as we dwell in these earthly bodies. … Continue reading Dealing With Temptation
Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence toward God. 1 John 3:21 (King James Version) When you sing songs of worship to the Lord, is your heart truly devoted to Him? When you read your Bible or say your prayers to God, is your focus totally on Him? Are your motives … Continue reading Sincere Heart to God