The Mind of the Spirit vs. the Temptation of the Flesh The Mind Essentially the mind is the central intelligence system for the body. The activity of your brain includes consciousness, intellect, emotions, and self-will. The conscious mind is responsible for rationalizing and logical thinking,
Scripture: For no temptation (no trial regarded as enticing to sin), [no matter how it comes or where it leads] has overtaken you and laid hold on you that is not common to man [that is, no temptation or trial has come to you that is beyond human resistance and that is not adjusted and … More Do Not Tempt Me!
“Catch for us the foxes, the little foxes that ruin the vineyards, our vineyards that are in bloom,” (Song of Solomon 2:15). It’s the little foxes that spoil the vine. The little foxes are the “Little sins”, also known as “secret sins”. Let it be known that these so call secret sins can be detrimental … More CATCH THAT FOX!
Two natures, one soul, the battle rages on… For we are not wrestling with flesh and blood (contending only with physical opponents), but against the despotisms, against the powers, against (the master spirits who are) the world rulers of this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly (supernatural) sphere; (Eph. 6:11-12 … More The Conflict Between Two Natures
Have you ever had strong inclinations to experience forbidden things without knowing the ramifications of the outcome? Something that sounds really interesting and looks so delicious that you couldn’t resist. I believe that curiosity gets the best of us and that’s what causes us to act upon our desires. Well, that’s exactly what temptation does, … More Temptation, the Fruit of Evil
Scripture: “The devil led him up to a high place and showed him in an instant all the kingdoms of the world. And he said to him, “I will give you all their authority and splendor, for it has been given to me, and I can give it to anyone I want to. “So if … More The Deceitfulness of Riches
Scripture: His winnowing fork is in His hand and he will clear his threshing floor, gathering His wheat into the barn and burning up the chaff with unquenchable fire; (Matt. 3:12 NIV). Here is a word of terror to the careless and secure. Our corrupt hearts cannot be made to produce good fruit unless the … More The Winnowing Fork In His Hand