Halloween

Halloween

Read: Lamentations 4:1-5:22, Hebrews 2:1-18, Psalm 103:1-22, Proverbs 26:23 You gave them authority over all things.” Now when it says “all things,” it means nothing is left out. But we have not yet seen all things put under their authority. (Hebrews 2:8) Relate: In case you were living under a rock in America or are reading this from somewhere else in…

satan

Satan

When the crowd heard the voice, some thought it was thunder, while others declared an angel had spoken to him. Then Jesus told them, “The voice was for your benefit, not mine. The time for judging this world has come, when Satan, the ruler of this world, will be cast out.” (John 12:29-31) Read: 1 Chronicles 4:24 – 5:17, Psalms 137:1-9, Jeremiah 52:28-30, Ezekiel 32:17 – 33:20 Relate: In the five…

When Temptation Comes (11/20/13)

Read: Ezekiel 40:28-41:26, James 4:1-17, Psalm 118:19-29, Proverbs 28:3-5 So humble yourselves before God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. (James 4:7) Relate: Eli Sunday is a great preacher, but not a good pastor. He can stir up the crowd. He is very charismatic. He is good with people. But he also is proud. His primary concern…

Temporary Possession (7/4/13)

Read: 2 Kings 23:31-25:30, Acts 22:17-23:10, Psalm 2:1-12, Proverbs 18:13 Only ask, and I will give you the nations as your inheritance, the whole earth as your possession. (Psalm 2:8) Relate: Right at the beginning of his ministry, Jesus went out to the desert to fast and pray. After forty days of this the devil came to Him…

Know God, No Temptation (3/20/13)

Read: Numbers 30:1-31:54, Luke 4:1-30, Psalm 63:1-11, Proverbs 11:20-21 He was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where he was tempted by the devil for forty days. (Luke 4:1-2) Relate: I’ve related how Satan tempted Jesus by throwing doubt when I wrote Who Am I, and Softly Spoke the River has a great series worth checking out on…