The Truth About Temptation

The early days of the church saw the emergence of many strange and dangerous doctrines. Many of the epistles were written to expose and correct some of these false teachings. James is no exception to the rule. There were those who were saying that God was the source...

Sober Up!

1 Peter 4.7 But the end of all things is at hand: be ye therefore sober, and watch unto prayer. Now there’s a title for an early morning devotion; sober up. Peter is writing to brothers and sisters in Christ. They are going through a season of fiery trials and...

His Light dispels darkness

Isa 9.1 “Nevertheless the dimness [shall] not [be] such as [was] in her vexation, when at the first he lightly afflicted the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, and afterward did more grievously afflict [her by] the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, in...

When, not If

In the book of James, we learn that the normal Christian life is one that includes both testing and temptation. Brother James makes it very clear that testing and temptation is not a matter of “if”, but when. In other words, every single follower of Jesus...

Goodbye To The Old Life

The Christian life is both a death and a resurrection. Although we live in this physical world, we are no longer citizens of this world. “Just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.” By faith in...