Delayed Gratification

Satan moves in with the final temptation that was designed to offer Jesus a shortcut to get what He wanted now. All Jesus had to do was to sacrifice what was most important to him. We can often figure out a shortcut in our own lives. Why wait when with a little manipulation, I can […]

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Being Presumptuous

The enemy knew the Scriptures and used them to tempt Jesus to act irresponsibly and try to force God’s hand. He wanted Jesus to presume on God’s promises. We often presume on God’s promises far more than we think about. We know God has promised to forgive so we sin, just a little because we […]

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Trust God or Take Charge?

Temptation often comes to us when we are most vulnerable. What do you do when it feels like God is in no hurry to take care of your needs? What’s so wrong with doing something that might make life better and easier for you? We seem to operate on the belief that God helps those […]

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What’s at Stake?

We’ll talk about the long term impact of giving in to temptation. Giving in to temptation is never just about the here and now, and it’s never just about you. There’s always more going on and more lives involved. So, what’s at stake? Pastor Darin Elquist Reno Campus August 11, 2019

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