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Posts Tagged: temptation

Which Lion to Follow?

We think of temptation as a blinding neon light, a shout through a bullhorn, a shocking aroma—blatant and easily avoided. More often temptation comes as a fleeting glimpse, a gentle whisper, a pleasing whiff. As we become more spiritually mature, temptation becomes more subtle and less easy to distinguish. Our tempter is crafty and knows… Read more »

Temptation…Revisited

1 big bag o’ candy + 80 children = feeding frenzy. Last week I posted a devotion on temptation (http://www.sarahsundin.com/which-lion/), in preparation for a Sunday school lesson on the temptation of Jesus in the wilderness for fourth- and fifth-graders. I had no idea how much those kids would teach me. Our class meets in a… Read more »

Which Lion?

We think of temptation as a blinding neon light, a shout through a bullhorn, a shocking aroma—blatant and easily avoided. More often temptation comes as a fleeting glimpse, a gentle whisper, a pleasing whiff. As we become more spiritually mature, temptation becomes more subtle and less easy to distinguish. Our tempter is crafty and knows… Read more »