Monthly Archives: February 2021

The Second Sunday of Lent – Humility

Jesus called a little child to Him and put the child among them. Then He said, “I tell you the truth, unless you turn from your sins and become like little children, you will never get into the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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Retreat

That completed the testing. The Devil retreated temporarily, lying in wait for another opportunity. Jesus returned to Galilee powerful in the Spirit. – Luke 4:13-14 (MSG) Luke’s description of the temptation story ends like this – “The Devil retreated temporarily, … Continue reading

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Joy in the Journey

For this day is holy unto our LORD: neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the LORD is your strength. – Nehemiah 8:10 (KJV) If we had to depend on just our own strength, where would we be? If … Continue reading

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Tackling Temptation

When the devil had finished all this tempting, he left Him until an opportune time. – Luke 4:13 The opportune moment is the one when temptation hits us hardest. It comes when we least expect it, are most unprepared for … Continue reading

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Everything We Could Want

For the third test, the devil took him [Jesus] to the peak of a huge mountain. He gestured expansively, pointing out all the earth’s kingdoms, how glorious they all were. Then he said, “they’re yours – lock, stock and barrel. … Continue reading

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Back Doors

Then the devil took Him into the holy city and had Him stand on the highest part of the temple. He said to Jesus, “If you are the Son of God, jump! Scripture says, ‘He will put his angels in … Continue reading

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Power Source

Then the devil took him to the holy city and had him stand on the highest point of the temple. “If you are the Son of God,” he said, “throw yourself down. For it is written: He will command his … Continue reading

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The First Sunday of Lent – Fragility

We now have this light shining in our hearts, but we ourselves are like fragile clay jars containing this great treasure. – 2 Corinthians 4:7a The human body is a fragile thing. Just a fall, a few days without water, … Continue reading

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The Word Revealed

He made this known at the right time through His Word. – Titus 1:3 God reveals Himself to us in many ways; at the right time, in the right way, always ready to meet our needs. His “Word” is one, … Continue reading

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An Open Invitation

The Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” And let the one who hears say, “Come!” Let the one who is thirsty come; and let the one who wishes take the free gift of the water of life. – Revelation 22:17 … Continue reading

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