temptation Archive

Jesus Loves You Till Your Bucking Bubble Breaks

Swizzle, my adorable gray filly, lowered her head, opened her mouth, squallered like a mad hog and BUCKED. Over the past 5 years I have tried to remove her bucking bubble. It didn’t work. I can bury it, I can correct it, I can punish it – but the bubble completely disappears. As time goes by
Category: Christian Horse Training

How does faith eliminate fear? Practice. Practice. Practice.

Fear floods in when faith runs out. Some people think you can study, listen, or think your way into faith. It doesn't work that way. The Bible contains the entire foundation, method, and "secrets" of finding faith to overcome all fear. The problem lies in the application of those concepts. Simple and Easy are not necessarily
Category: Christian Horse Training

Source of Temptation – The World

"The world is the realm of Satan in time..." Money, power, and pleasure. Temptation and distractions are issues common to all who pursue a right relationship with Jesus Christ. Barbara Shoeneberger, a director of Amazing Grays Ministry, presents a series about sin on her blog, Suffering with Joy. Following this brief excerpt is
Category: End Time

Goodbye popularity – Be Refined in the End Time

Common wisdom would have you believe that the larger your "posse" the better your message. This is a prime example of where common wisdom and truth diverge for Christians. Writers seek readers. Speakers seek an audience. Pastors seek congregants. Marketers seek to convert inquiries into sales. Television shows seek viewers. Websites seek visitors. The common
Category: End Time

Horse Trainers and Christians – A Requirement to “Soak”

Both Christians and horse trainers fail when either is more concerned about observable activity than time spent soaking. What is soaking? It is time spent in reflection; at rest; in relationship. Without it, all the activity in the world in Christian service or galloping in abandon is fruitless.
Category: Christian Horse Training
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