“From Books I’m Reading-Disciplines of a Godly Man”
Kent R. Hughes
Shawn Bateman, Misionary to Argentina
August 08 2018
When You Least Expect It:
The scriptures compare Satan to a lion and a snake. Both are stalkers and predators. Both operate in concealment and specialize in ambush. Satan is like this. He shoots his fiery darts from the shadows, and his temptations come in moments when our guards are down. In his book, Disciplines of a Godly Man, Kent Hughes has the following to say about the temptation of David.
David did not suspect anything unusual was going to happen on that fatal spring day. He did not get up and say, “My, what a beautiful day. I think I will commit adultery today!” May this lesson not
Dietrich Bonhoeffer made the observation that when lust takes control, “At this moment God