In this podcast, James W. Goll peers into Matthew 4:3, 6 & 9 and finds a common thread in these three times of temptation between satan and the Messiah Jesus. Each interaction starts with the word, “If.” Each one of consecutive temptation deal with the core issues of “The Test of Identity.” This is where the enemy hits the hardest in each of our lives as well. “If you are really a true believer, then why did you get cancer? Why did your wife die? Why did you get covid?” James exposes the real issue at stake here in these three temptations: It’s the battle over identity. Listen. Lean In. And hold on. There is more coming in Part Two!
Dr. James W. Goll is the founder of God Encounters Ministries. He is an international bestselling author, a certified Life Language Coach, an adviser to leaders and ministries and a recording artist. James has traveled around the world ministering in more than fifty nations sharing the love of Jesus, imparting the power of intercession, prophetic ministry, and life in the Spirit. He has recorded numerous classes with corresponding curriculum kits and is the author of more than fifty books, including The Seer, The Prophet, The Discerner, The Lost Art of Intercession and Praying with God’s Heart. James is also the founder of GOLL Ideation LLC, where creativity, consulting, and leadership training come together.
James was married to Michal Ann for thirty-two years before her graduation to heaven in the fall of 2008. He has four adult married children and a growing number of grandchildren. His goal is to “win for the Lamb the rewards of His suffering.” James continues to make his home in Franklin, Tennessee.