Powered by 4 - May 12, 2014

Tempted

today's reading.
Luke 4:1-13   

the blog.
The account of Jesus being tempted by the devil is rich with examples and lessons for us. That being the case, we'll spend a couple of days here. Today, my focus zeroed in on the devil, and specifically his words and tactics. I re-read the passage a number of times each time trying to recall times I've given in to temptation and why. It was a good exercise and I trust it will help me be more tuned in the next time I'm tempted. 

So what observations do you have about the devil's approach and tactics? How can you use today's passage to help you defeat temptation going forward? Tami

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