Posts Tagged ‘Temptation’

Luke 17:1-4 Temptations Come

Forgiveness breaks the chain of bondage

Forgiveness breaks the chain of bondage

In our reading today Jesus talks about sin. He specifically addresses the temptation to sin, the heavy burden for those presenting the temptation, and forgiveness.

As long as Satan is free and has dominion over this world there will always be sin. There will also always be temptations to engage in sin. Those temptations can come from any number of sources. Today one of the biggest tempters is our media. We see ads for everything from chewing gum to high end cars, each with their own agenda of getting the consumer to buy their produce. Many of them count on questionable appeals. One that pops in my mind is Orbits gum; “It cleans a dirty mouth.” The innuendo in their Read more »