Tag Archives: temptations

When God’s Providences Seem to Contradict God’s Promises

Genesis 13:14-16; Genesis 15:1-4 And the LORD said unto Abram…Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward: for all the land which thou seest, to thee will I … Continue reading

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Is Every Affliction a Judgment of God Upon Sin?

John 9:1-3        And as Jesus passed by, he saw a man which was blind from his birth. And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he was born blind? Jesus answered, … Continue reading

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Teaching Times

Hebrews 5:8        Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered. JOHN GILL (1697-1771): Christ’s sonship did not exempt him from obedience and sufferings. MATTHEW HENRY (1662-1714): He was a Son; the only-begotten … Continue reading

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The Certainty of Temptations & Trials, Troubles & Tribulations

John 16:33; Acts 14:22        In the world ye shall have tribulation.        We must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God. BROWNLOW NORTH (1810-1875): Every Christian may settle it as a truth in his own mind, that … Continue reading

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Worldly Entertainment

Psalm 101:3; Colossians 3:2        I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes.        Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. A. W. TOZER (1897-1963): For centuries the Church has stood solidly against every … Continue reading

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Riches & Honours: The Subtle Snare of Worldly Prosperity

2 Chronicles 18:1,2        Now Jehoshaphat had riches and honour in abundance, and joined affinity with Ahab…And Ahab killed sheep and oxen for him in abundance, and for the people he had with him, and persuaded him to go up … Continue reading

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