When Jesus was tempted by the devil, he could’ve easily given into the temptation. After fasting for 40 days, Jesus was famished. The devil offered him everything, from food to power to glory, and even used words from the Bible to reinforce his point. In the end, Jesus did not give into the temptation.
We are tempted by “the devil” … Read the rest
by Alys Willman
Matthew 4: 1-3: Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry.The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.”
Last week, as we drove back from our … Read the rest
The Gift of Temptation
Sermon by The Rev. Lisa Caine
March 13, 2016
Audio for this sermon is not available.
As we have explored what it means to find ourselves in the Dark Wood, by now it is becoming clear that often the obstacles we find in life can become opportunities for us to move farther along in … Read the rest
March 9, 2014
by The Rev. Lisa Caine
This is the first Sunday in Lent, a time during the Church Year that offers the opportunity for us to take some time out of our busy lives to evaluate where we are in our walk of faith. Are we living out the vows of our baptism? Or, have we … Read the rest