Sin and Temptation (it’s part of life)

Temptation…we experience by virtue of being human.

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Way back when in 1999, a dear friend gave me a devotional I believe I’ve continued to read almost every single day. It’s one of the best out there…and most folks have either heard of it or own a copy themselves.

My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers….written way back when…when folks still called “sin” sin and understood what “sin” was and how every single person does indeed “sin.”

This morning I opened up the text and what should appear before my eyes but this, “No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man…” 1 Corinthians 10:13.

Common to man (woman)….so pretty much temptation is just that, “common” to us all.

If you’re like me, you feel bad when tempted to do, think, behave, act out, or imagine doing something, well, “sinful.”

I know I do.

And as I read further….this “feeling bad” is a very…

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