How can we say that it is Christ who is manifested when we are tempted? Let us look at what we do when we are tempted, and then at the remedy for it. What happens during temptation is that the … continue reading.
There arises that constant question of our formerly sin-conscious selves: What about sin and temptation? This is where the revelation of there being no human nature but only the two deity natures (we … continue reading.
Nowhere is the true significance of temptation more clearly seen than in the historic forty days on the mount of temptation. There see the Christ standwe might say with Browning. We watch that … continue reading.
Paul instructed older women to train younger women in the ways of the Lord (Titus 2:3-5). The following exchange of letters is a good example of how this principle can be applied in daily life. In the … continue reading.
The Bible simplifies sin when it makes the bare bones statement that everything not of faith is sin (Rom. 14:23). Or to put it another way, all unbelief is sin. (Unbelief means that we do not believe … continue reading.
Temptation touches us where we need to be touched, for its origin is our own stimulated desire (James 1:14). Temptation, therefore, establishes us in sanctification; it presses us into Christ. It … continue reading.
“Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial…” – James 1:12 (King James Version) Temptations met and mastered are the only high road to stabilization of character and spiritual progress. … continue reading.
What about those continual pulls that we still have to that old opposite—those invasions of fear, hate, worry, lust, self-seeking and weaknesses? Now we are alive to Satan’s subtlest assaults on us. … continue reading.