Doing the right thing – sometimes I have a hard time doing the right thing! Temptation finds its way into my heart and there you have it. I’d rather not have to face temptation at all! I like to pray “lead me not into temptation.” Nevertheless, it helps me to realize that even Jesus, at least once, did not want to do the right thing. In the Garden Jesus prayed “let this cup pass from me.” He didn’t want to deal with it, endure it, go through it. Yet He backed up that petition with a “may Your will be done.” So I guess that is where I am, trying to do the right thing even when I don’t want to.

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