14 Apr To Deke
Do you know what a “hat trick” is? Or just what does it mean “to deke?” Depending on how much of a hockey fan you are you may or may not be familiar with these two hockey words. A “hat trick” occurs when one player scores three consecutive goals during a game. “To deke” or “deking” is when a player deceives the opposition with a crafty play like going right after a fake to the left.
In Matthew 4 Jesus scored a “hat trick” against Lucifer. Three times Lucifer tried “to deke” Jesus into sinning, but Jesus scored a victory all three times.
Paul wrote, “My purpose is that…you may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. I tell you this so that no one may deceive you—or deke you—by fine-sounding arguments.” Colossians 2:2-4. If you want to understand life and why you are here the treasured answer is found in Christ Jesus.
Written by Roger Bothwell on February 22, 2003
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