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Out of Context: “Plans to Prosper You”
Jeremiah 29:11 is a popular Bible verse that can be found on coffee mugs, Pinterest art, and memes: “For I know the plans I have for you.” God does have great plans for his people, but the way that verse has been used today is not the way God intended it.
How to Battle Temptation
Watch the entire series from this past week as Pastor Jeremy helps us have the right approach in our daily battles against temptation.
You Don’t Need to Be Afraid of Temptation
You will continue to go through the reality of battling temptations. And you’ll want to seek protection from them. But, Pastor Jeremy reminds us, don’t forget about this reality of what’s already been done for you.
Don’t Fight Temptation Alone
Temptation may make you feel like you just can’t win, no matter which way you go or how hard you try. But remember that you’re not in this fight alone.
What Temptation Reveals About You
Satan’s temptations to us are tricky because he takes good things and twists them. How we react reveals a lot about us.
What Does It Take to Defeat Temptation?
Are you strong enough to resist temptation? Actually, Pastor Jeremy says, your victory over temptation does NOT depend on the strength of your faith.
Battling Temptation? You Have an Advantage
We go toe to toe every day against Satan and his temptations. What can we do as we battle these temptations? Pastor Jeremy reminds us of the one big advantage we have.
Out of Context: “More Than You Can Handle”
Christians love to say, “God won’t give you more than you can handle” when they encourage friends and family who are overwhelmed. Except there’s a major problem with this: that’s actually not a verse in the Bible. There’s a verse similar to it in the New Testament. When the apostle Paul wrote his words, he wrote them as both a warning and a comfort.
Watch the entire devotional series from this past week as Pastor Jared helps us see and understand true success.
When Success Isn’t There
Instead of looking at immediate circumstances to determine success, take a step back.
What Is Your Greatest Success?
Our greatest success is not about how we do in the world.
How Do You Handle Success?
Do you let your success and work become your identity?