If Jesus Had Yielded to Temptation…

Temptation of Christ

If Jesus had yielded to temptation, we’d all be doomed!

According to the passage about the temptation of Jesus (Matthew 4:1-11), the tempter (devil) can be allowed to come to you, lead you, and take you places. But you have a choice not to yield to his temptations. If you resist the devil, as the Bible says, he will flee from you as he did after tempting Jesus in the wilderness! Continue reading “If Jesus Had Yielded to Temptation…”

What If Joseph Had Refused?

Joseph leading Mary

“Then Joseph, being aroused from his sleep, did as the angel of the Lord commanded him and took to him his wife (Mary).” Matthew 1:24 NKJV

As I read the verse above, a thought occurred to me that had never occurred before.

What if Joseph had refused to obey the Lord’s instructions? Here are a few possible scenarios that came to mind. Continue reading “What If Joseph Had Refused?”

One More Job Search…

Job Search

It was a new month and a new beginning in my life, and I had a new attitude about something that I once was afraid of. I got up on a Monday and attended a job fair at the a certain hotel in Manhattan. I had read about it in the help wanted section of the Sunday paper earlier that morning and decided to take my chances at finding a job.

Carrying my briefcase and folder which contained approximately 35 copies of my résumé, I approached the guy sitting at a table near the entrance to the ballroom where the job fair was being held. He told me I had to pay five dollars to get in. I said, “You’re lucky I brought money with me.” The ad didn’t say anything about any fee, so it was by chance that I happened to have money on me. Continue reading “One More Job Search…”