No Gray, Just Black and White

“No one undergoing a trial should say, “I am being tempted by God.” For God is not tempted by evil, and He Himself doesn’t tempt anyone. But each person is tempted when he is drawn away and enticed by his own evil desires.”

James 1:13-14

Abraham was tempted and found approved because he feared God more than he feared the death of his own son. James 1:3 discloses that when our faith is tested (by trial) it produces patience in us. Another application of the word trial means solicitation or allure to that which is evil. Satan is called “the tempter” in Matthew 4:3. In the areas in which our flesh is weak, Satan will seek to create the ‘allure’ or ‘temptation’ to sin in that specific area of weakness. Let us not be unaware DIVAs (Divinely Inspired Victoriously Anointed) of our enemy’s schemes so that he outwits us (2 Corinthians 2:11)! There is something spiritually significant achieved when we stand, confront, rebuke the enemy, and get the victory.  DIVAs the issues really are black and white, not gray…

~~~If you would like to read more of this devotional or others like it, they are located in my book A Devotional on Faith, Hope, and Love by Amanda Seipel. This book can be purchased on Amazon. I am blessed to serve you!~~~

 

In His grace,
Amanda

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