Posts tagged with ‘Temptation’

2/5/21 BE ON GUARD AGAINST EVIL, OR YOU’LL BE INFLUENCED BY IT

by Barry Lovett

“Keep your heart with all diligence.” Proverbs 4:23. What was Israel’s most prized possession? It was the temple – the special place where they worshiped God. The descendants of Levi were responsible for guarding this most sacred spot. They were to protect the sacred objects inside from being stolen or desecrated. In the New Testament […]

6/12/20 ON THE ROAD OF LIFE, WHEN YOU MEET TEMPTATION, KEEP TO THE RIGHT

by Barry Lovett

“Do not enter the path of the wicked…Avoid it, …turn away from it.” Proverbs 4:14-15. The path of the wicked may seem harmless at first, and we tell ourselves that we would never fall into gross sin.  But that’s just the kind of thinking that can divert us from the path of righteousness.  To avoid falling into […]

9/6/18 BEWARE OF SATAN’S ENTICEMENTS

by Barry Lovett

“Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.” Ephesians 6:11.  The devil is a master of deception who takes great delight in laying snares for unwary victims. He dresses up his traps of temptation with half-truths and the veneer of beauty to camouflage […]