Lead Us Not Into Temptation

I’m working on a devotional book that includes the Lord’s Prayer. In one line, Jesus says, “And lead us not into temptation,but deliver us from the evil one.” (Matthew 6:13) I’ve heard a lot of chatter about this line. For one, God does not lead us into temptation. But, He does allow it to happen.Continue reading “Lead Us Not Into Temptation”

Broken Pieces and New Seasons

I’ve had this mug for 30 years. And, the other day my dear sweet husband brought me all the broken pieces. I saw his devastated face before I saw what he held in the dust pan. Pieces of 30 years of my life. It lived with me before I left home for the first time.Continue reading “Broken Pieces and New Seasons”

Delight in Money or Living?

How can a young person live a clean life? By carefully reading the map of your Word. I’m single-minded in pursuit of you; don’t let me miss the road signs you’ve posted. I’ve banked your promises in the vault of my heart so I won’t sin myself bankrupt. Be blessed, God ; train me inContinue reading “Delight in Money or Living?”