temptation

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Forbidden Fruit

Now the serpant was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden?” Genesis 3:1 Satan is the accuser, liar, tempter. His goal is to destroy and lead God’s children away from His will. Just as God has a good plan for my life, satan has one for destruction. He knows my weaknesses. Temptation and sin always…

Temptation Triumph

Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. Matthew 4:1-11 NIV God sent Himself in the person of Jesus on a rescue mission. He came to redeem humanity but Jesus didn’t have to experience all He did to accomplish it. He loves me (and you) so much it wasn’t enough to conquer death. Jesus wanted to experience what we experience and know us intimately. He was willing to walk in our shoes…