Led into Suffering

Jesus’ Spirit and water baptism kicks off His entire ministry. The focus has been on John’s ministry up until this point and now the Spirit has appointed and anointed Jesus to begin His. And while such an anointing sounds like lollipops and gumdrops to the average Charismatic, we should note that the Holy Spirit kicks…

Sexual Temptation

Not only did Jesus beat temptation in the desert, but he beat it in every single way. That is not to say that temptation was easy for Jesus—just that he succeeded in beating the urge to sin. This should speak volumes to us, because often we think that God couldn’t understand our temptations and addictions,…