Matthew 26:41, “Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak”
1 Corinthians 10:13, “God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able”
Temptation is an urge to do something we know is wrong and certainly troubles each one of us, saved or unsaved. Thus, no one on this earth is temptation proof. Even mature believers in Christ have weaknesses in their spiritual
Psalm 43:3, "Oh, send out Your light and Your truth! Let them lead me"
Psalm 119:165, “Great peace have those who love Your law, and nothing causes them to stumble”
The story has been told of two men who had been out deep-sea fishing when night began to fall. As they headed back toward land, the more experiences seaman got sleepy and turned the helm over to his friend. The veteran sailor pointed out the North Star and said, “Just keep the
Let's put 2 and 2 together on this; in this passage below from Paul the Apostle:
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17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them (the dead saints) in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.
it is important to see that a timing is implied--as in "when" it will happen. And we know exactly "when" it will happen: it "will" happen at the
From time to time, a consideration of whether some of the martyred saints have been vindicated already comes into the thoughts of many. However, it does not seem that they all have been vindicated as of yet, because (for one thing) we do not have the complete number of martyred saints as of yet. Of course, the appropriate VISION passage from Revelation has the martyred saints making a request to be avenged--as taught below:
9When the Lamb broke the
Genesis 37:23, 24, “Joseph’s brothers took him and cast him into a pit”
Hebrews 12:1, “Let us run with endurance the race that is set before us”
Can you remember the last time you ran in a race? Maybe it was in a high school or college track meet. If you have ever run a race can you remember what it was like? You had to run a certain distance. There was a course set out for you. There was a finish line and a prize for the one who finished first. Track