Monthly Archives: December 2010

Who tempts us?

Jas 1:13 Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God,” for God cannot be tempted with evil, and he himself tempts no one. Satan is the ultimate – if not the direct – source … Continue reading

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What is temptation?

In an earlier question we looked at the Greek word peirasmos translated “temptation” in the KJV and “trial” in the NIV, ESV and NET. For now we are going to concentrate on temptation. Webster’s dictionary defines “temptation” (n) as the … Continue reading

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The Creative Mind

“Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps down new roads armed with nothing but their own vision. Their goals differed, but they all had this in common: that the step was first, the road new, the vision … Continue reading

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How do you “count it all joy” when things are tough?

Ro 8:28 And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. For starters, know that God is calling you and that your journey will include … Continue reading

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Getting Cut Off

Hab 2:10-11 You have devised shame for your house by cutting off many peoples; you have forfeited your life. For the stone will cry out from the wall, and the beam from the woodwork respond. Although Babylon would soon carry out God’s … Continue reading

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NET Bible

Yesterday I received a most beautiful Christmas gift. You see, I post a regular weekly blog at bible.org under the impact section. One of the folks there, Michael Garrett, graciously offered me this wonderful opportunity to provide a weekly post … Continue reading

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Creative Science 4 – WHY?

“Choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve…but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” Joshua 24:15.(NKJV) Does it make any difference what you choose to believe about origins? If not, then this [series of … Continue reading

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