In the continuing series of messages from the book of Luke, we’ve reached the temptation of our Savior by the tempter. This encounter holds the key to overcoming temptations and successfully passing tests in our own lives. The key? Knowing and using God’s Word.
Let’s face it, we know we should read the Bible every day. Maybe you even set aside time to do it (I recommend the morning). But what should you read? Everyone needs a plan for their scripture reading time.
This year, I'm reading through the New Testament using YouVersion Bible app. And I’ve been under conviction about plenty of faults. But one thing keeps echoing over and over: my lack of faith penalizes me.
I was reading along in my Bible like a good Christian should. Things were exciting until The Book stopped me in my tracks. I’m minding my own business, and Jesus says, “According to your faith be it unto you” (Matthew 9:29).
This year has been a cacophony of plans gone awry for most of the residents of our world. Travel plans got cancelled. Regular daily activities got halted. Anxiety rose for many people. Relationships weren’t cancelled but some of them felt distant like there was a giant “hold” button pressed above us.