Yesterday’s Temptation

Morning:

Devotion—Oswald Chambers…insights new…sin…temptation…

Temptations—big as life:  steal, lie, covet, murder, blasphemy, idolatry, disrespect…

No worries.

Temptations—clear as mud:  frustrated, intolerant, impatient, complaining, disappointed…worry

Many worries.

Daily prayer—new daily bread…Matthew 6:13 (NLT)…don’t let yield…rescue from…

Daily testing Begins:

Tech. problems—old off-line blog editor…won’t connect…new web host…new WordPress install…

Tech. support—web chat…four different techs…two times disconnected…two just guessing…four hours time…no solution…

Soul tempted—emotions:  frustration…impatience…intolerance…

Spirit empowered—hope…control…understanding…Hebrews 4:14-16 (NLT)…High Priest…understands…mercy…grace…

Evening:

Long day—tired…beaten…discouraged…doubting…restless mind…edging back into depression…

Past Decisions—no money…unnecessary let go…web host…XM radio…LensWork…Netflix…land line…

Recent Decision—renew web host…expensive…blog only…for God’s glory…seemed right…seemed approved…

Father in Heaven—help understand…my will not Yours?…accept consequence…forgive for foolishness…forgive for selfishness…grateful for rescue from day’s temptations…trust

No peace—restless mind…can’t let go…many, many failures…try one more time…five minutes…success…success…success…

Father in Heaven—all praise and glory belongs to you…unfailing love…faithful and true…assurance…peace…contentment…joy!

Bedtime:

It’s been a good day.  Thank you Lord of Heaven’s Armies.

One more step along this spiritual journey.