Tag Archives: Satan

Lead Us Not into Temptation

Of all the lines in the Lord’s prayer, the one we address today is perhaps the easiest to pray but the hardest to understand. Jesus instructs us to ask, “Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil … Continue reading

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The Servant King Revisited

In our passage Jesus makes an incredibly bold statement, a prediction of such triumph and victory that, were he to fail, would prove him a fraud. Yet at the very point that he pronounces such sure victory, he tells us … Continue reading

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Preparation for Worship (4/11/15)

Scripture to consider: Isaiah 27 1 In that day, the Lord will punish with his sword—     his fierce, great and powerful sword— Leviathan the gliding serpent,     Leviathan the coiling serpent; he will slay the monster of the sea. 2 In that day— “Sing about a fruitful … Continue reading

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The Fast of the Servant King

Of the three temptations that Satan presented to Jesus in Matthew 4, the first doesn’t seem to be too significant. Turning stones to bread? What’s so bad about that? The other two are obviously sinful: throwing oneself off a high … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Enemy

Dear church family, I hope you are doing well today and rejoicing in the great mercy of our Lord Jesus! He rules all things for your good today. All praise and thanks be to Him! It’s hard to believe that … Continue reading

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