Category Archives: temptations

LEAD US NOT INTO TEMPTATION

Luke – Wide Open Doors!   Jesus knows His mission is to die for the sins of the world. He has been focused on God’s Plan since the beginning of time. But know, hours before the suffering to complete the … Continue reading

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ALL OR LEFTOVERS?

Luke – Doors Wide Open! Anyone ever go to church camp as a teen? Did you wonder why the appliances in the kitchen were old and barely working? Did you wonder why the dorms and other buildings were crooked and … Continue reading

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ONLY JESUS!

Luke – Wide Open Doors! Luke 20, New Living Translation Whose Son Is the Messiah?   41 Then Jesus presented them with a question. “Why is it,” he asked, “that the Messiah is said to be the son of David? … Continue reading

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IF I WERE A RICH MAN…

Luke – Wide Open Doors!   Dear God, you made many, many poor people. I realize, of course, that it’s no shame to be poor But it’s no great honor, either. So what would have been so terrible if I … Continue reading

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LOOKING AROUND VS. LOOKING IN

Luke – Doors Wide Open!   A long time ago, when our children were very small, we would ask them to pray over our meal as good training to thank God for all He has given to us. One of … Continue reading

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“BUSINESS AS USUAL”–UNTIL…

Luke – Doors Wide Open!   Jesus taught his disciples (and us) to pray, “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day … Continue reading

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THE DESIRES OF OUR HEARTS

Luke – Wide Open Doors!   Who doesn’t worry? We all can easily find something to worry about, can’t we? My dad used to joke that he was a professional at worrying…he could and would worry about your problems, too! … Continue reading

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