1 Corinthians 10:13

This one is a doozy. It's common, but it is absolutely not an accurate statement. The verse used to justify this sentiment is 1 Corinthians 10:13 No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation… Continue reading 1 Corinthians 10:13

Steadfast in the middle

James 1:9-18 Steadfastness implies disciplined stability under stressful circumstances. There is no question that we are living in stressful times that test our faith, interrupt our focus, and tempt us to fear. When we are steadfastly persistent in our time with the Father, He will teach us what we can learn in the middle of… Continue reading Steadfast in the middle

Joy in the middle

James 1:1-2 I am a pragmatic philosopher at heart. While it's interesting to consider all the possibilities of all possible worlds in time and space, at the end of the day, I want what is useful. So did James. As the brother of Jesus he was skeptical until after the resurrection. I mean, having a… Continue reading Joy in the middle