OVERCOMING TEMPTATIONS (2)

In the first part of this series, overcoming temptations (1), it was made clear that for as long as we are in human nature, we are bound to face temptations. Christianity is not immunisation against temptation, but empowerment for triumph. From 1 Cor 10:13, we saw these three truths: The temptation is common. God is faithful. Don’t waste your time focusing on whatever temptations you are facing. Search for the way to overcome. Christians are not built to fight temptations. Rather we are made to overcome them. We are called…

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OVERCOMING TEMPTATIONS (1)

As long as we are in the human nature, we are bound to face temptations. Being a Christian does not give you an anti-temptation status. In fact, being born again is what makes you more of a target of the tempter. “Fear not,” Jesus said, for He has overcome the world. His victory is our victory. All we need is to gain the understanding and access codes to unlock this victory at every turn. Follow me into the following Scripture to begin the process. No temptation has overtaken you except…

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Jesus, The Centre Of It All

On this day we celebrate the risen Saviour; the One who died that we may live. He is the connecting rod between the curse of the Law and the Blessing of Abraham. Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us, for it is written: “Cursed is everyone who is hung on a pole.”14He redeemed us in order that the blessing given to Abraham might come to the Gentiles through Christ Jesus, so that by faith we might receive the promise of the Spirit…

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HOW TO MOVE FROM SETBACKS TO GLORIOUS COMEBACKS (2)

Life is full of challenges and unexpected setbacks. How we navigate through the setbacks we encounter determine how we become going forward. No impediment can keep you down unless you let it. You can turn your setback into a comeback if you put on the right attitudes to life. While preparing this post, I heard the news of Tiger Woods’ great comeback. He won the Masters after eleven troubling years of a series of emotional, physical and probably financial setbacks. He didn’t let his setback keep him back. Today he…

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