Tag Archives: temptation

The Intercessor-Guardian

“I am no longer in the world, and yet they themselves are in the world, and I come to You. Holy Father, keep them in Your name, the name which You have given Me, that they may be one even … Continue reading

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Using Jesus’ Model Prayer (Matthew 6:9-13 sermon)

Hudson Taylor was the missionary to China who founded the Inland China Mission which touched multitudes of Chinese with the gospel. When Taylor was home in England, a young man who was interested in the ministry decided to go and … Continue reading

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“The Worst Trade Ever” (Matthew 4:10 sermon)

With baseball season starting this week, I was reading an article on the worst trades in baseball history. There were a number of contenders, but I have to agree with the one they identified as the worst: On December 26, … Continue reading

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“Winning vs. Temptation: Jesus’ Example in Spiritual Warfare” (Matthew 4:1-11 sermon)

This last Saturday (March 18, 2017) an intruder kicked open the door of a house in Redding, California — but he picked the wrong home to invade. A California Highway Patrol Officer lived at that house, and he shot the … Continue reading

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Do You Take The Money?

“And they took the money, and did as they had been instructed …” (Matthew 28:15 NASB) What an interesting sentence: “and they took the money.” The guards in this story knew the truth; they had been at the tomb and … Continue reading

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The Provision After The Test

“Then the devil left Him, and behold angels came, and began to minister to Him.” (Matthew 4:11) It is not accident that these words follow the series of temptations that Jesus experienced.  The first of the temptations had to do … Continue reading

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What You Really Need

The story of Jesus’ temptation by Satan in the wilderness is familiar to most of God’s people, but what He actually quoted to the enemy in His time of tempting is very instructive to us.  Jesus quoted from Dueteronomy 8:2-3, … Continue reading

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