A look at the temptations of Jesus

“And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness for forty days, being tempted by the devil. And he ate nothing during those days. And when they were ended, he was hungry.” ‭‭Luke‬ ‭4:1-2‬ ‭ESV‬‬ https://www.bible.com/59/luk.4.1-2.esv Jesus faces temptations. All humans do. The temptations Jesus faced were not unlike our own. Turning rocks to … Continue reading A look at the temptations of Jesus

Grappling With God’s Plan

“In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin’s name was Mary.” Luke 1:26-27 ESV https://www.bible.com/59/luk.1.26-27.esv Reading through the Bible today and here are a few thoughts. God reserves the right to change our plans for His … Continue reading Grappling With God’s Plan

Acceptable Offerings?

If you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way. First be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.  Matthew 5:23-24 This passage makes a few things clear upon deeper inspection. Conflict among people will arise. Not all conflict is something we may … Continue reading Acceptable Offerings?