|The Lord’s Prayer’s Hard Plea|
Does God lead us into temptation? Do we have to ask him not to?
As most Christians know from painful experience, temptation is as easy to find as it is hard to resist. Every day, in a hundred ways, we face pressure to cut corners, mistreat others, and gratify our wayward desires. Sometimes we grasp the danger and paddle mightily against the current. Other times we sink into sin as if relaxing into an easy chair. But frequent failure leaves us demoralized and ashamed.
Temptation already feels like an unfair fight. So why would God ever ratchet up the difficulty? ...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Does God lead us into temptation?