Sharing His Word 8/20/13

Originally published 8/20/13 via I Give God all the Glory facebook page. Published here 2/3/14.

8/20/13 Sharing His Word with Temptation Tuesday

James 1:13-15 (NASB)

13 Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God”; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone. 14 But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust. 15 Then when lust has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and when sin is accomplished, it brings forth death.

Scripture Reflection:

13 Let no one say when he is tempted (lured, enticed, persuaded), “I am being tempted (lured, enticed, persuaded) by God”; for God cannot be tempted (lured, enticed, persuaded) by evil (wickedness, iniquity, sin), and He Himself does not tempt (lure, entice, persuade) anyone. 14 But each one is tempted (lured, enticed, persuaded) when he is carried away (consumed, engrossed, occupied) and enticed (charmed, attracted, enthralled) by his own lust (desire, envy, longing, yearning). 15 Then when lust (desire, envy, longing, yearning) has conceived (formulated, imagined, pictured, perceived), it gives birth (dawn, begin, start) to sin (corrupt, immoral, transgression, wrongdoing); and when sin (corrupt, immoral, transgression, wrongdoing) is accomplished (complete, carried out, achieved), it brings forth death (loss, ruin, downfall, demise).

Scripture Application:

1)      God does not tempt anyone; do not use that as a crutch or an excuse.

2)      Control ungodly temptations by cutting them off at the root; do not allow them a foothold in your life.

3)      Keep your relationship with God first place in your life He is more than enough to fulfill your every need.

 

Have a wonderful day and may God bless you always. Amen!

Listening to KLove radio app (click to watch via YouTube): The Lord Our God – Kristian Stanfill

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I am a daughter of God, a servant of the Lord, a wife to a patient husband, and a mama of two forgiving boys. God has placed these three men in my life needfully so. I thank Him for them everyday. And like so many of the Lord’s children, I am a work-of-glory-in-progress. I am on a journey to reclaim and renew my life in Christ. It took me 34 years to learn that when nothing else works, God does!

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