Category Archives: temptation

How To Win Battles Over Temptation

        Run inside God’s house of salvation; abide in Jesus. Pray daily about a pet sin habit. Get serious! Satan won’t  walk past an open door; avoid people who do not protect you morally and strengthen you spiritually. … Continue reading

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“I’ll Never Be Tempted Again!”

  Erwin Lutzer tells the story of the new convert being baptized who said: “I’m so full of joy, I’ll never be tempted again!” The pastor replied, “In order for that to happen, I’d have to hold you under the … Continue reading

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Would You Buy A Danger Detector?

  Suppose there was a pocket instrument you can buy that would warn you before you were about to get into danger. Suppose it would buzz if one was about to get high on some stimulant and then run over … Continue reading

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When Someone Offers You Sin, Counter With Prayer Outloud?

  How should one handle these situations? Do  temptations and confrontations call for prayer replies – power responses, power statements? How do we confront temptation? Lance, a ‘friend,’ calls you again offering to get you in on a questionable business deal. … Continue reading

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The Most Dangerous Illegal Drug

  Which is the most dangerous, illegal drug? Crystal meth? Coke? Or might it be weed – a kindergarten for the stronger drugs? Addicts warn that it is the first one! We know that it is much easier to start than stop. … Continue reading

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Don’t be a slut

   Fornicators, adulterers – whatever happened evil and wickedness? Sin has lost its stink today. The enemy’s lies now call biblical wickedness, “diversity,” “cohabiting,” or “alternative lifestyles.” (This is another in the series of posts in the “college life” category.) My wife and … Continue reading

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That Male-Female Chemistry is Lurking

The male-female chemistry is  hard wired. We can be attracted to any number of people besides our spouse.  That’s life. Believers can become  infatuated with believers or unbelievers. It is certainly not the Holy Spirit leading one to become emotionally involved … Continue reading

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Sexual Temptation: 12 Walls of Protection

  “Flee from youthful lusts, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace, with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.” (2 Tim 2.22 NAS). “Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucifed the flesh with its passions … Continue reading

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Samson (and America’s) Big Weakness?

 In Judges 13.4-5 before his birth Samson is set apart unto God under the Nazarite vow of holiness, a priestly vow. He was to avoid strong drink and wine. As an adult Samson “told his father and his mother, and said, I … Continue reading

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