Preacher: Pastor Ray Text: Matt 4:1-11 Jesus demonstrates how He walked in victory during His time of testing in the wilderness. We, too, can walk in the same victory by 1) filling ourselves with the Word, 2) expressing thanksgiving in every situation, and 3) refusing to bow the knee to anybody or anything but Jesus.
Preacher: Pastor Ray Unlike Israel who failed each test in the wilderness for 40 years, Jesus undergoes a similar testing when He is tempted by Satan for 40 days and He passes with flying colors. Sermon Notes
Preacher: Pastor Ray James mentions Job as a model of steadfastness. Listen as we begin our study of the book of Job to see why the Lord refers to Job in this way — there is none like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, who fears God and turns away from […]
Preacher: Pastor Ray Jesus demonstrates a pure faith and His resurrection produces in us a living hope so that we follow His example by loving Him, believing in Him and rejoicing in what He has done.
One thing we need to notice about the first temptation or the first test is that there is nothing sinful about turning stones to bread. If you are hungry, what do you do? You open the refrigerator. Or if you are a college student, you beg. In other words, you find a way to put […]