James Nored and Phil Ware continue helping us find our story in God's story, this time looking at the Fall.
02/09/2017 by James Nored and Phil Ware
Max Lucado reminds us that Satan will try to tempt us to be important and to show out rather than to serve, just like he did with Jesus.
01/14/2017 by Max Lucado
Max Lucado challenges us to do the right thing, to obey God, and not follow one stupid decision with another.
10/29/2016 by Max Lucado
Brian McCutchen reminds us that dealing with temptation is not easy for the Christian and must be dealt with seriously.
01/16/2016 by Brian McCutchen
Rubel Shelly reminds us of the sly intentions of the evil one who would like to deceive us, but we can and do have the power to resist.
03/21/2015 by Rubel Shelly
Mark Frost of http://www.interimministrypartners.com shares part 1 of a 4 part series on the interim season by comparing it to the journey through the wilderness.
04/27/2014 by Mark Frost
Phil Ware continues his series connected to The Story, this week from Chapter 3, focusing on Joseph and his temptation with Potiphar's wife.
09/09/2012 by Phil Ware
Thom Lemmons tells us a story that gets to the heart of danger in sexual temptation and lust and a need for a friend.
06/15/2012 by Thom Lemmons
Phil Ware begins a series of messages on the "I AM" sayings of the Bible.
06/04/2012 by Phil Ware
Ron Rose talks about the temptation to compartmentalize life and live by different standards in different roles and walks in life instead of living with integrity for God.
05/17/2011 by Ron Rose
Rubel Shelly discusses both the problem and the purpose of pain in the believer's life.
09/14/2009 by Rubel Shelly
Patrick Odum shares insight based on the buried Red Sox jersey in the new Yankee Stadium concrete and compares it to getting rid of the sin that lurks in our hearts.
05/02/2008 by Patrick D. Odum
Rubel Shelly talks about the financial crisis, or better, crises, that are afflicting our economy and housing markets and foreclosure problems and points to one age old problem -- greed.
04/03/2008 by Rubel Shelly
Larry Zinck talks about the wildfire destruction and how people can live so close to the danger zone and think it won't ever happen to them.
10/30/2007 by Larry Zinck
Paul Faulkner reminds us that temptation is something that gets worse when we give into it, especially lying, and yet God promises to help us find a way out of the mess.
07/27/2007 by Paul Faulkner
Patrick Odum reminds us that overcoming temptation requires us to resist the devil, but he also adds some other insights from James' famous passage about overcoming temptation by being honest about oursleves and our need for God.
07/26/2007 by Patrick D. Odum
Phil Ware shares his continuing series on the Jesus vibe and focuses on how Jesus won the war over sin and temptation.
07/23/2007 by Phil Ware
Mike Barres reminds us that taking moral shortcuts and fudging on things spiritually always end up in disaster and sin.
07/08/2007 by Mike Barres
It is so easy to be deceived by the evil one, but the Scriptures can help us like they helped Jesus overcome temptation.
03/20/2007 by Kathy Bailey
The Devil is a lion and we let him into our kitchens, our homes, by treating temptation as a little kitten rather than a roaring lion wanting to devour us.
02/28/2007 by Byron Ware
Tough times, even when they are filled with temptation can help us grow and better appreciate good times when they come.
11/24/2006 by Paul Faulkner
Sin entangles and causes us to stumble and fall rather than running victoriously, whether the sin is our own or the sin of others against us.
04/26/2006 by Sarah Stirman
We've got to be honest about our weakness and inconsistency and quit trying to blame everything on someone or something else, including satan or the devil.
04/11/2006 by Rubel Shelly
A self-destructive meal at a mud hole reminds us of how our own desires can blind us to the dangers of our own greed and lust for power.
01/21/2006 by Jerry Dyess
We need to not only be sorry for our sin, but we also need to get rid of the things in our lives that lead us to sin.
09/01/2005 by Katha Winther