Facing our fears… by running

A few weeks ago, a teacher at my church did a lesson on being “threatened” by sin… the times when we get tempted. It was a great lesson and I’d like to put a few thoughts of mine on paper.

When it comes to sinning, or temptation to sin, so many times we “sit” in our sin. We assume we have will power that we don’t actually have. Then, after our mistake is made, we look back and realize, “oops, I should have known better”. It’s so easy to say “i can go to the bar, I just won’t drink” or “I’m just cussing under my breath” or “They’re just in swimsuits” or the more extreme “I’m just talking… I’m not cheating”. In the end, this only leads to trouble. Continue reading >