Feed Your Spirit With Prayer

Read: Matthew 26:36-43 People may fall into temptation, but no one trips into righteousness. If we want our spirit to be stronger than our flesh, we have to feed it with prayer. Prayer reminds us we are not in control, and it keeps us close to the One Who is. Think...

No Obligation

Read: Romans 8:12-13 During Tony’s message Sunday, we talked about how sin and temptation got their start when mankind first looked beyond God for satisfaction. At that point, we became obligated to pay back the cost of sin, which is death. Then God decided we were...

What You Feed Grows; What You Starve Dies

Read: Galatians 5:16-17 Sin and your spirit’s health are mutually exclusive. When we feed one, we starve the other. The Apostle Paul most famously talks about this internal battle in Romans 7:15 and Galatians 5. Why did Paul, and why do we, do things we don’t want to...

No More Hopeless Attempts

Read: Genesis 3:1-4 You know the story of the first time we looked beyond God for satisfaction. God gave Adam and Eve a perfect life, then the snake promised Eve more knowledge if she’d wander outside God’s will. Ironically, we’ve been on a dissatisfying pursuit of...

How Do We Resist The Enemy?

Read: James 4:7 We were first created to walk with God in the cool of the day so God could enjoy us and we could enjoy Him. Sin is anything we put before God to get enjoyment. Where God + X = enjoyment, X is sin. But, in effort to remove X from the equation it’s easy...
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