Ashamed, I Knew I Was Choosing Sin Over God

Age 16, sitting in the corner of my room, between my door and the door to my closet, I felt entirely defeated. I knew sin had won this victory over me.  I want you, the reader, to understand why the Lord is so precious and special to me. I realize I haven't shared a lot … Continue reading Ashamed, I Knew I Was Choosing Sin Over God

Enduring Temptation, Giving Up What We Hold Onto | My Story Of Sexual Sin

Sin made me ashamed. It made me want to run. If you had told me one day I would write about it I would be afraid. But now, I know God has received glory because I chose Him over my sin. PARENTAL WARNING:  I highly encourage you to go over the post first. I do … Continue reading Enduring Temptation, Giving Up What We Hold Onto | My Story Of Sexual Sin

Gospel Journey | Satan Claimed He Had “Authority”

Satan said a lot of stuff to Christ to try to tempt Him. Last time, we started to cover the beginning of Christ's temptation and today we are going to finish it. There are some really interesting differences between Matthew and Luke especially. Let's dive in! Today's Reading: Matthew, 4:07-11 Mark 1:13, and Luke 4:05-13  … Continue reading Gospel Journey | Satan Claimed He Had “Authority”

I Gave God What I Enjoyed & He Gave Me Something Better

Giving up anything that we enjoy is hard to do, but when it goes against God, we don't really have much choice. Well...we do...if we want it to be about ourselves. There is a lot in my life that I do for me, not God, no matter the excuse. How I am entertained is often … Continue reading I Gave God What I Enjoyed & He Gave Me Something Better

Gospel Journey | Was Christ Tempted For Forty Days Or Fasting For Forty Days?

It feels like it has been a while since we have returned after the baptism of Jesus because last week instead of focusing on the New Testament I continued 2 Samuel. (Also, I had the last three posts of this section already written so...it's been awhile for me.) Easter is approaching the next few weeks and … Continue reading Gospel Journey | Was Christ Tempted For Forty Days Or Fasting For Forty Days?

Overcoming Temptation | When Temptation Breaks You

When we left off last time explaining more in detail how we have the choice to serve ourselves or Christ. When we serve ourselves and the longer we serve ourselves the less sensitive we will be to Christ and eventually, God will turn our hardened heart completely over to the flesh. The post left off with … Continue reading Overcoming Temptation | When Temptation Breaks You

When Temptation Breaks You | Why We Are Weak

Temptation is hard especially when we feel so consumed in it we can't break free. But there is always hope in Christ. This is a two-part series that I hope speaks deeply to you. I know God has spoken to me through it.  Temptation is nothing to mess around with. If we turn to pleasure … Continue reading When Temptation Breaks You | Why We Are Weak

Temptation To Post When You Should Wait | Christian Blogger

I have a post coming out next week that is a big topic, surprise, surprise, I know. I have covered a number "big topics" on this blog and will continue to do so. However, this topic was inspired by events that happened in the blogging community. And I had to detach myself away before I … Continue reading Temptation To Post When You Should Wait | Christian Blogger

The Problem Pt. 1 | New Believer Syndrome

(I am going to break this post into two parts. This post covers the main problem and issues we face. Pt. 2 will cover how we can fight against this.) Now for clarification. I'm going to dub this the "New Believer Syndrome," but honestly you do not HAVE to be a new believer to experience … Continue reading The Problem Pt. 1 | New Believer Syndrome

Spiritual Walk Is Like Our Desire For A Healthy Life Change

For me, I would like to lose weight, eat better, and be consistent at exercise. Since the beginning of this year, I've made gradual changes to my diet and working out. I try to incorporate healthier foods more. I aim to work out at least three times a week for at least 20 minutes per each … Continue reading Spiritual Walk Is Like Our Desire For A Healthy Life Change