Pastor’s Corner: He is an awesome God!

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

By Rev. Dennis Van Gorp

Family Life Christian Center

In 1 Corinthians 10:13 we read, “No temptation has seized you except what is common to man.  And God is faithful, He will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear.  When you are tempted, He will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it.”

Every sin is common among humans.  There is no new sin, because someone has already committed it before.  Since we were created to honor God, we must not offend Him with our actions or words.

Not only are each of us tempted, even Jesus was tempted to sin.  Is it wrong to be tempted to sin?  No, it is not.  If it was wrong, then Jesus would have been guilty of sin, but He never sinned.  Temptation only becomes sin when we submit to it.

When it becomes too hard to say no, as it says in Titus 2:12, God provides a way out.  Water heaters have a relief valve for those times when the pressure becomes too great.  So do we!  God will show us, if we ask Him, for a way to escape from the desires to sin.

Thank Him for helping you to stay away from sin.  He loves you so much, He will help in any way possible to not fall into a life of sin.  What an awesome God!

Dennis Van Gorp (21 Posts)

Dennis Van Gorp is a the pastor at Family Life Christian Center in Superior Arizona. The writes a pastor's column for the Superior Sun on a regular basis.


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Hayden Senior Center enjoys Christmas luncheon

    December 16th, 2014
    by

    Copper Basin News Hayden’s Senior Center enjoyed a terrific turnout for their annual Christmas Luncheon.


    Bearcats fall to rival Panthers for first time in five years

    December 16th, 2014
    by

    Copper Basin News Freshman Marcos Bueno and senior Ricky Longoria combined for 39 points to lead Superior to a 60 – 56 victory versus Ray last Wednesday.


    Lady Panthers record a win and a loss in last week’s action

    December 16th, 2014
    by

    Superior Sun The Superior girls’ basketball team split two games last week, defeating San Manuel on Dec.9 before losing to their rival, the Ray Lady Cats on Dec.


    Panthers beat rival Bearcats for first time in five years

    December 16th, 2014
    by

    Superior Sun Freshman Marcos Bueno and senior Ricky Longoria combined for 39 points to lead Superior to a 60 – 56 victory versus Ray last Wednesday.


  • Stories Just For You

    Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act Approved by U.S. Senate

    December 16th, 2014
    by

    The Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation act was approved in the Senate on Friday, Dec.


    State poised to withhold highways funds to Superior and Mammoth for not repaying non-statutory loans

    December 16th, 2014
    by

    Charges by the Arizona Office of Auditor General (OAG) that the towns of Superior and Mammoth misdirected funds targeted for road, bridge and transportation


    Pastor’s Corner: Reason for the Season

    December 16th, 2014
    by

    Christmas is the time when God chose to give mankind the greatest gift of all.  The gift He gave was His son, Jesus Christ.


    Superior Police Report

    December 16th, 2014
    by

    According to state law, police may arrest suspected offenders by two methods. The suspect may be physically taken into the department and booked into jail, or the arresting officer may write


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather

  • Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin