Tag Archives: Temptation

They Which Creep Into Houses – 2 Timothy 3:6

For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts – 2 Timothy 3:6 Meditation:   Since the beginning of time there have countless philosophies and so-called self-help schemes to guide people in equally countless directions.  From political and economic philosophies to mental growth […]

A Way To Escape – 1 Corinthians 10:13

There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it. – 1 Corinthians 10:13 Meditation:  Temptations […]

Christian Liberty – 1 Corinthians 10:23

1 Corinthians 10:23 – All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not. Many years ago I was working with a good Christian man.  He was devoted to his church and to sharing the Gospel of Christ in a loving and […]

Better is the End – Ecclesiastes 7:8

Ecclesiastes 7:8 – Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit. Many people love to start new things, but sticking with something to the end does not enjoy the same enthusiasm.  For example, runners are often separated into two basic […]

Endurance – James 1:12

James 1:12 – Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him. Do you remember when you were a child and you raced with your friends? Even if you did not win, your heart was […]

Restoring a Brother – Galatians 6:1

Galatians 6:1 – Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted. Anyone think confession is fun?  Probably not.  Being found in a fault arouses us to vainly defend ourselves even when we know that […]

Biblical Reflections: James 1:12

James 1:12 – Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him. Life. It is an amazing and inexplicable phenomenon. On Earth, we experience life on multiple levels. We know physical life with every beat […]