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Truth in Trials

Be Not Deceived {{Trials & Temptation}}

“God cannot be the author of temptation, which thus leads to sin and death, because all good and perfect gifts, and these only, come from him (Pulpit Commentary).” Deception In James 1:16-18, we are reminded that God is a good God. Quite bluntly, James tells us – “Don’t be deceived, my brothers and sisters (vv. […]

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Temptation Truth in Trials

Rising Above Temptations {{Trials Tuesday}}

((Friends, don’t forget to ‘tune in’ this Saturday – as we kick off our online Bible study right here on Gracefully Overcoming)) — — — Temptations are a fact of life, and affect the best of us. Often times, we don’t want to face this truth that – temptations are real. Temptations are, indeed, very […]

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Chronic Illness Single Living Truth in Trials

Stay The Course

“You’re blessed when you stay on course, walking steadily on the road revealed by God. You’re blessed when you follow his directions, doing your best to find him. That’s right—you don’t go off on your own; you walk straight along the road he set. You, God, prescribed the right way to live; now you expect us to live it […]

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Matthew 4

Read Matthew 4. My note for NT260 says this: “Things that tempt us are normally shortcuts to a seemingly positive outcome.” Jesus gave the Father a period of forty days, where He was committed to fasting. Fasting and prayer, is a very good thing. But, how often things creep in to change what we do? […]

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Truth in Trials

Job 2: Integrity in the Face of Trials

In Job 2:1-7, we are given a picture of the heavenly scene of what led to Job’s trials. God is approached by Satan, who is seeking permission to taunt Job – convinced it will lead Job to curse God. God knew Job. God knew Job’s spirit and love for Him, so he allowed Satan limited […]