After Jesus was baptized, He was declared the Son of God by His Father. Then He was led into the wilderness for 40 days and 40 nights, by the Holy Spirit. The devil appeared in a visible form and he spoke with an audible voice. His mission was to tempt Jesus to sin against God.
Nearly everyone in the Bible was called by God to come out of their comfort zone to serve Him. Whether Jews or Gentiles, they were expected to answer the call. When God calls, He disrupts our plans to bring His will on earth. Here are a few examples…
Scripture: Then he returned to the disciples and found them asleep. He said to Peter, “Couldn’t you watch with me even one hour?” (Matthew 26:40 NIV). As the light in a dark world, Christians are called to be a reflection of who Jesus was when He walked upon the earth; (Matt. 5:16). Sent by His … More Watch and Pray
Scripture: Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy to bear, and … More Unpack Your Bags, It’s Over Now!
Scripture: Enter through the narrow gate, for broad is the gate and wide is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it; (Matt. 7:13 NIV). In this teaching, I am highlighting the subtle ways that the enemy tries to gain access into the lives of unsuspecting individuals. He’s always watching to see … More Learning to Guard Your Gates