When Tempted (James 1:13-16)

It is not a matter of “If” but “when”. In verse 13, James does not say, “If” you are tempted, but “When” you are tempted. Jesus said, “Temptations to sin are sure to come” (Luke 17:1) and we must always be diligent to resist every temptation. When we are tempted, we need to remember threeContinue reading “When Tempted (James 1:13-16)”

God’s Purpose for Trials (James 1:2-12)

God never promised that He would keep you from trouble and trials; He promised to keep you through trouble and trials. What is a trial? According to James 1:3, trials are the testing of your faith. When we embrace that God’s good purpose for trials is to mature us in the faith, we will findContinue reading “God’s Purpose for Trials (James 1:2-12)”

Always Faithful (Genesis 26:1-12)

Christian, God is always faithful and will always keep His promises; therefore, spend less time worrying about your performance and more time resting in Christ’s love. When we worry about how we measure up, we take our focus off of Christ and place it upon ourselves. When we take our focus off of ourselves andContinue reading “Always Faithful (Genesis 26:1-12)”