Archive | February 2013

James 1:13-15: We Need To Put To Death Evil Desires

I was reading this morning in James 1 when the Holy Spirit opened my eyes to a spiritual truth that I had not seen before.  This truth may be obvious to some, but to myself, I had never really seen it this way before, and so I wanted to share this passage with you, and the insights that the Holy Spirit has provided me through it.  The passage is James 1:13-15:

When tempted, no one should say, “God is tempting me.”  For God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does he tempt anyone; but each one is tempted when, by his own evil desire, he is dragged away and enticed.  Then after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin, and sin, when it is full-grown, gives birth to death.”
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