How women can deal with lustful desires and Overcome Sexual Temptation

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Women and Sexual Temptation: How Females Can Deal With Lust. This post addresses various sexual temptations women are exposed to and how to find help when need arises. Women feel the same way men do!. For as long as I’ve been in church, I’ve known that sexual sin is a guy’s struggle. Lust, sexual fantasies, … Read moreHow women can deal with lustful desires and Overcome Sexual Temptation

Obedience Releases the Power

“For the Lord says, ‘Because he loves me, I will rescue him; I will make him great because he trusts in My name. When he calls on Me I will answer, I will be with him in trouble, and rescue him and honor him’” Psalm 91:14-15 Pete was the playboy type. He believed that Christ … Read moreObedience Releases the Power

The God Who Stoops… And Stands

“Then Jesus stood up again and said to the woman, ‘Where are your accusers? Didn’t even one of them condemn you?’ — ‘No, Lord,‘ she said. And Jesus said, ‘Neither do I. Go and sin no more.’” John 8:10-11 (NLT)) Condemnation – the preferred commodity of Satan. He will repeat the adulterous woman scenario as … Read moreThe God Who Stoops… And Stands

God’s Strength in Your Weakness

“My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.”2 Corinthians 12:9 We know our own weaknesses only too well. They are the areas that trip us up over and over. We often try to hide those weak spots. We hate to even acknowledge them. They may be areas we like … Read moreGod’s Strength in Your Weakness

Anxiety

“Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:7 ThoughtSo often our worries are so heavy because we refuse to put them down. Let’s cast our burdens on the Lord. Let’s consciously put our future in his hands. Let’s trust our worrisome fears to his care. We know he loves … Read moreAnxiety

Will You Join Jesus in His Work?

“When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.” Matthew 9:36–38 (NIV) There … Read moreWill You Join Jesus in His Work?

Christ Crucified

This is the last week of Lent, also called Passion Week, and I have been reading and reflecting on the last days of Christ and His crucifixion. I will be forever grateful for Christ’s willingness to go through the agony of carrying our sins (the sins of more than six billion people), and to suffer … Read moreChrist Crucified

The Believer’s Journey to the Cross

“And Jesus answered them, saying, “The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.  Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone:  but if it dies, it bears much fruit.  He who loves his life loses it, and he who … Read moreThe Believer’s Journey to the Cross

Prayer to Follow God

So often our hearts want to follow God and yet our feet and our mouths take us in the opposite direction! God’s word tells us that we are actually deceiving ourselves when we know God’s way and yet do not do what it says. The road to freedom is in doing what we hear in … Read morePrayer to Follow God

Dandelions – Rise Above the Circumstances

“I pray that you will begin to understand the incredible greatness of His power for us who believe Him. This is the same mighty power that raised Christ from the dead.” Ephesians 1:19 This is dandelion season. Whole fields are covered with bright yellow flowers. They are so cheerful and brighten the landscape. But they … Read moreDandelions – Rise Above the Circumstances

Joyful in Hope

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.” Romans 12: 12 Thoughts on today’s verse Sometimes the key to survival is simply “setting our jaw” and going on faithfully trusting that God is there helping us, despite the outward circumstances. Choosing joy through hope rather than despair, choosing patient endurance in times of … Read moreJoyful in Hope

A Vast Army

“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or discouraged because of the king of Assyria and the vast army with him, for there is a greater power with us than with him. With him is only the arm of flesh, but with us is the Lord our God to help us and to fight … Read moreA Vast Army

God in the Storm

“He stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed. They were glad when it grew calm, and he guided them to their desired haven. Let them give thanks to the LORD for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for men.” Psalm 108:29-31 In Luke 8:22-25 we have a delightful … Read moreGod in the Storm

God is Faithful

“Know therefore that the Lord your God is God, the faithful God”(Psalm 145:13b). Do you feel confident today that God is always faithful? That He is exactly who He says He is? Aren’t you glad He doesn’t change His mind or get PMS or forget about His promises? Friends or family may let you down … Read moreGod is Faithful

Risk Believing

When forced to stand at the crossroads of belief and unbelief, God’s people choose belief! God’s people risk believing! Nowhere is this better exemplified than in Joshua’s story. You could argue that the central message of the book of Joshua is this headline: “God keeps his promises. Trust him.” The three verses of Joshua 21: … Read moreRisk Believing

God’s Help

You may think that you are tried more than other people are.If you knew the value of it, you would praise God for the trials that come your way. It is in the trials that you are purified; it is through the fiery furnace of affliction that God gets you in the place where He … Read moreGod’s Help