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: Therefore, everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and yet it did not fall, for it had been founded … More The Wise Builder
Jesus sat down near the offering box observing people as they gave their offering. The rich put in large sums, but there was one woman that caught Jesus’ eye. She was a widow and all she had to offer were two small copper coins (mites), that valued at less than one penny. The clanging of … More The Tithe is for You!
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!