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Watch You Crawl

The phrases in italics are the lyrics of RED’s “Watch You Crawl”. 


He panted in the dark, sweat trickling down his neck.  The labyrinthine tunnels taunted him, daring him to travel deeper, deeper. 864 more words


The Temptation of Jesus

I have written on this subject before but certainly not recently. This post from 2009 focuses on the nature of sin as the easy way out… 766 more words


“…by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God…”

And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he was afterward an hungred.

And when the tempter came to him, he said, If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread. 355 more words

Morning Devotion: Dodging the trap

It’s so easy to get tangled up in multiple messes of everyday life to the point of distraction from God stuff.

It happens to us all. 288 more words

Personal Holiness

As Persistent As They Are

Some people do not give up easily. Unfortunately the wicked often display more persistence than the people of God. It is revealing that in the Book of Nehemiah, Sanballat, Tobiah & Geshem, who were opposing Nehemiah’s work of rebuilding the Temple, did not easily give up their plan to lure Nehemiah out to the plain of Ono. 323 more words

Devotions/Bible Studies

Counting Joy - A Devotion

James 1:2-4 (NLT)

Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. 2,289 more words


October 24

Where Sin Begins

James 1:14-15 But each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own desires and enticed. Then, when desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, brings forth death. 508 more words