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Genesis 3:14-15 NIV So the Lord God said to the serpent, “Because you have done this, “Cursed are you above all livestock and all wild animals! You will crawl on your belly and you will eat dust all the days of your life. And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel.”

** {Temptation doesn’t shape character, what we do with Temptation does?}**

“ There is no morsel sweeter to the soul than the taste of deception.”

“Deception will place you in a prison cell and paint the interior of the cell beautiful, BUT HOLY Holiness !! Holy,, Living Holy Opens up the jail cell and frees the BOUND!!!

The promise of DECEPTION renders the value of Holiness Non-Essential..

Hebrews 1:3 ESV He is the radiance of the glory of God and the exact imprint of his nature, and he upholds the universe by the word of his power. After making purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

  1. We all have a natural tendency to go away from good.

Psalm 51:5 NKJV Behold, I was brought forth in iniquity, And in sin my mother conceived me.

Ephesians 2:3 NASB(1995) Among them we too all formerly lived in the lusts of our flesh, indulging the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest.

Romans 3:23 NASB(1995) for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,

  1. Life can develop into a anti Christian character.

// Main Points to carry away

  1. Be the Character we hope we find in others.

Philippians 2:5-11 KJV Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

  1. Dedicate to Unchangeable Godly Character development. Live Holiness!

Romans 5:3-5 ESV More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.

Galatians 5:22 KJV But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith.

  1. Share The Glory of The Hope. Let your Light shine Bright, and Verbally, Action, Deed, Outwardly,

1 Chronicles 16:28-29. ESV Ascribe to the Lord, O families of the peoples, ascribe to the Lord glory and strength! Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; bring an offering and come before him! Worship the Lord in the splendor of holiness.