Temptation

Temptation

The temptation of Jesus is meaningful for many reasons. The story proves that Jesus was subject to temptation, fully human like us, while also demonstrating that Jesus understands the struggles of temptation that we face. But perhaps even more significantly is the reminder that temptation does not define us. With the help and support of God, we have a real choice in the face of temptation, just as Jesus did in the desert.
 
Peace,
Chess
 

Our scriptures this week include the passage Chess is discussing, Mark 1:9-15, as well as Genesis 9:8-17, Psalm 25:1-10 and 1 Peter 3:18-22.

Our Worship this Week

Suggested Order of Worship for our virtual services.
 

Hymns for the Week

Be encouraged this week by these songs. You can find our playlist here on Spotify.
 
Covenant of Love
Unto Thee O Lord
Had it Not Been the Lord
Great is Thy Faithfulness
When the Night is Falling (Zoe)
I Want Jesus to Walk with Me
Lift Ev’ry Voice & Sing
 

Messages from Oscar in Spanish


1 Comment
Oldest
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Donnis D Crump
Donnis D Crump
1 month ago

Mark 1.9-15
Jesus was tempted
heavens torn apart
drove him out
wild beasts
angels
immediately
and then
and afterword
CRUCIFIXION
the time is fulfilled
turn back and believe the good news

no way to avoid the story
Jesus relatable
temptation is NOT the sin itself
dehumanizing
If Jesus can be temped anyone can.
be kind to others and ourselves
Jesus was not alone. Neither are we.
a battle we can endure
God defines us.
face t’s empowered by God
lean on one another
extend grace and mercy
FORGIVENESS in Mark
confess
trust God
slave to Jesus

Bravo!

English Spanish