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How to Resist Temptation 
by: Pastor Max Solbrekken, D.D.

AS LONG AS WE ARE ALIVE, WE WILL FACE TEMPTATION

 Temptations are common to man!  As long as we are in the flesh,  we will be tempted, we will face temptation.  There are numerous temptation we will face, temptations of various types, shapes and sizes. Some temptations are sneaky and subtle while other temptations are flagrant, daring and up front.

Some temptation appeal to the spirit, others appeal to the mind or flesh; but all temptations bring the same result - the deterioration of fellowship with God.

Every temptation we will face is geared to establish our dependence upon Satan, the world and the flesh.  All temptations are geared to exalt the flesh, at the expense of the Spirit.

Sin and temptation are evil forces and are the brain child of the devil.  The comparison may be likened unto a mathematician:

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temptation and sin subtracts from a person's energytemptation + sin multiplies a person's aches & pains
temptation and sin divides a person's mindtemptation + sin divides a person's mind
temptation plus sin takes interst away from a person's worktemptation + sin takes interest  away from a  person's work
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temptation plus sin squares a person's consciencetemptation + sin squares a person's conscience

temptations we will face are geared to establish our dependance upon Satan, the world and the flesh.  All temptations are geared to exalt the flesh, at the expense of the SpiritEvery temptation we will face is geared to establish our dependence upon Satan, the world and the flesh.  All temptations are geared to exalt the flesh, at the expense of the Spirit.

Sin & temptation blind people - sinners are blinded by Satan. Their eyes do not see the dangers that await them!  Sin & temptation binds - sinners are bound by spirits of lust, chains of pride, greed, hatred and fear.
Sin & temptation deafens - one who habitually sins eventually stops hearing the Holy Spirit’s voice and warning.  Sin & temptation deadens the conscience.  Sin kills - the Bible says “the wages of sin is death...” (Romans 6:23)

In the Garden of Eden, Satan was at his best. He knew his own downfall and the cause of it, so used it on Eve. He employed the temptations: ‘The lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes and the pride of life’ strategy.

Satan, the evil devil using the most desirable temptations, succeeded in tricking our first parents into desiring ‘the one fruit’ God had reserved for Himself, when they had an abundance of all other fruit.  By dangling these temptations in front of Adam & Eve, Satan created envy, suspicion and disobedience, in their hearts. Let’s examine the subtlety of Satan.

"Hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?” Or in other words, “Can you believe it? He is holding back something which is good for you! He is not being fair”.

"Ye shall not surely die: For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be AS GODS (literal ‘as God’), knowing good and evil" (Genesis  3:4,5)

Man will never become God! That is a false teaching promoted by the New Age movement, the Mormons and other cults. What was the outcome of their transgression? They realized they had made a tragic mistake in believing the devil's tempting lies, and the results were devastating.

ADAM & EVE IMMEDIATELY RECOGNIZED THEIR NAKEDNESS, AND WERE GRIPPED BY FEAR AND THEY HID THEMSELVES

"And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew they were naked. And Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God...And he said I heard Thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked." (Genesis 8-10)

Adam and Eve were the first "runaways". They had made themselves clothing of fig leaves to cover their nakedness! When they heard the voice of the Lord God in the garden, they hid themselves behind some trees...trying to hide from God.

THE FALL OF OUR FIRST PARENTS IS A TRAGIC STORY! AND EVEN TODAY, SATAN IS DUPLICATING HIS TREACHERY IN MILLIONS OF LIVES.

Let's look for a moment at the actual temptation: "And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food (lust of the flesh), and that is was pleasant to the eyes (lust of the eyes), and a tree to be desired to make one wise (pride of life), she took of the fruit ..." (Genesis 3:6).

 how to resist temptations. Bible scriptures explain sin, resisting temptations,Temptations. What is temptation, consequences of sinSATAN USED THE SAME SET OF TEMPTATIONS ON KING DAVID, WHO SUCCUMBED TO THE LUST OF THE FLESH

"And it came to pass in an evening tide, that David arose from off his bed, and walked upon the roof of the king's house: and from the roof he saw a woman washing herself; and the woman was very beautiful to look upon.” (lust of the eyes) (1 Samuel 11:2-4)

And David sent and enquired after the woman...And David sent messengers, and took her; and she came in unto him, and lay with him.” (lust of the flesh)  David’s sin was engineered by Satan, in collusion with his own sinful flesh.

JESUS PUT SATAN IN HIS PLACE

However, when the devil tried his "knock-out-punch" on Jesus Christ, he was totally rebuffed. He went away licking his chops! Satan found more than his match in the "second and last Adam".

Let's study the temptation, so we will not be ignorant of the devil's devices.

"Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.

"And when He had fasted forty days and forty nights, He was afterward an hungered.

"And when the temptor came to Him, he said, If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread. (lust of the flesh)..

"Then the devil taketh Him up into the holy city, and setteth Him on the pinnacle of the temple, And sayeth unto Him, If thou be the son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give His angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at anytime thou shalt dash thy foot against a stone. (pride of life).,,,

"Again, the devil taketh Him up into an exceeding high mountain, and showeth Him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them.

"And sayeth unto Him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me." (Matthew 4:2-9) (lust of the eyes),'

IT IS WRITTEN IN THE HOLY BIBLE SCRIPTURES THAT THOU SHALT NOT TEMPT THE LORD THY GOD

It's so wonderful to see Jesus' response, as He stops the devil cold: "It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God".

It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God". And finally Jesus declared: "Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shalt thou serve."

Bible scriptures explain sin, resisting temptations,Temptations. What is temptation,  how to resist temptations. consequences of sinPLEASE NOTICE: JESUS DEFEATED SATAN WITH THE WORD OF GOD, ALONE - AND WE CAN DO THE SAME

The devil fills our head with temptations every day.  We are faced with thoughts of insecurity, rebellion, jealousy and pride; as well as anger, hatred, lust and greed.

The Bible exposes Satan's sins that caused his fall: "Thine heart was lifted up because of thy BEAUTY, thou hast CORRUPTED thy WISDOM by reason of thy BRIGHTNESS". (Ezekiel 28:17)

Isaiah lays out the charges against Lucifer, the fallen arch-angel: "How art thou fallen from Heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning.. for thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into Heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north: I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High" (Isaiah 14:12-14)

Bible scriptures explain sin, resisting temptations,Temptations. What is temptation,  how to resist temptations. consequences of sinWHAT WAS LUCIFER’S JUDGMENT FOR TEMPTING CHRIST

Banishment from Heaven and eternal doom in a place of torment, called Hell.

"Yet thou shalt be brought down to Hell, to the sides of the pit". (verse 15) “And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.” (Revelation 20:10)

St. Paul warned the Corinthian Church of these temptations

* lust   * idolatry   * fornication   * tempting Christ   * murmuring

And since human nature has not changed, Satan has not changed and God's Word has not changed, this warning is also valid for our time!  And since Paul believed that his generation was living in the last days, HOW MUCH CLOSER ARE WE TODAY?

"Now all these things happened unto them for ensamples: and they are written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the world are come." (v.11)

Then Paul warned, "Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth, take heed, lest he fall". (v.12)  Strong words, indeed.

Paul was not lulled into a place of complacency, like so many are today; e.g. "It could never happen to me"...Famous last words.

St. Paul stated, "I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air:  “But I keep under my body, and bring it under subjection: Lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.” (1 Corinthians  9:26-27)

Are Christians faced with temptation?, resisting temptations,Temptations. What is temptation,  how to resist temptations. consequences of sinARE CHRISTIANS FACED WITH TEMPTATION?

- IS IS POSSIBLE FOR A 'MAN of GOD" to face temptation and to slip and fall?

Is it possible for a Christian to slip and fall? Is it possible for ‘a man of God’ to be tempted, deceived, and back-slide? YES, A THOUSAND TIMES, YES.

Here is the reason: A strong Christian can become complacent, over confident and let down his guard momentarily, thinking: "I have arrived; I'm strong; If faced with temptation I could resist, I could never fall; others may be weaker and fall to temptation, but not me  becauseI'm filled with the Holy Ghost".

A person who takes things for granted, MAY NOT see the temptations and dangers lurking nearby.  A person may find himself in a compromising position simply because he DID NOT RECOGNIZE the temptations before him were set there by the devil.   Satan is devious, tricky and cunning and the master of temptation.  Satan has had 6000 years to practice his art of temptation on every type of person, in every continent of the world; with outstanding success.

Don't think  you can outfox Satan. Bible scriptures explain sin, resisting temptations,Temptations. What is temptation,  how to resist temptations. consequences of sinDON'T THINK YOU CAN OUTFOX SATAN - in the natural...you can't do it!  

That is why we need the Holy Spirit to help us rebuke the Devil and resist temptation. IN THE NATURAL...YOU CAN'T DO IT! THAT’S WHY WE NEED THE HOLY SPIRIT TO HELP US REBUKE THE DEVIL AND RESIST TEMPTATION.

He'll win every time, hands down. You can't play with fire, without getting burned. If you play his game, you'll lose! The devil is an expert at delusion, deception, trickery, lies and mirages! The Bible says, "...for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light". (2 Corinthians  11:14)

St. Paul declared that Satan has ministers, who also transform themselves into "apostles of Christ", but are liars, deceitful workers, and corrupters who have no sense of shame, remorse or conscience! (2 Corinthians  11:13,15) (2 Timothy 3:8)

Here's another warning: "But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived". (2 Timothy 3:13)

When Antichrist shall appear, he will seek to deceive all who dwell upon the earth (2 Thessalonians 2), and he will do a pretty good job of it.

"And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world." (Revelation 13:8)

Jesus warned, "Take heed that no man deceive you..." (Matthew 24:4) Again, Jesus said, "For there shall arise false Christ's and false prophets...if it were possible (but it is not) they shall deceive the very elect". (Matthew  24:24)

Then St. Paul warns, "Know ye not that ye are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are”. (1 Corinthians 3:16-17)

The Bible says, "LET NO MAN DECEIVE HIMSELF..." (Corinthians  16:18)

And Satan gets help from our own flesh that loves being tantalized, pampered, titillated, mesmerized and paid attention to! And we must not forget that our eternal destiny depends upon our relationship with God, through Jesus Christ.

Jesus warned, "Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which thou hast, that no man take thy crown". (Revelation 3:11)

Temptations. What is temptation,  Bible scriptures explain sin, resisting temptations, how to resist temptations. consequences of sinTHE HOLY BIBLE SCRIPTURES

The Bible states, "Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with Him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin. For he that is dead is freed from sin. Now if we be dead with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with Him.

"Knowing that Christ being raised from the dead dieth no more; death hath no more dominion, over Him. For in that He died, He died unto sin once; but in that He liveth, He liveth unto God.

“Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord. Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof."

“Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God."

“FOR SIN SHALL NOT HAVE DOMINION OVER YOU: FOR YE ARE NOT UNDER THE LAW, BUT UNDER GRACE.

“What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but under the grace? God forbid.

“Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?"

“But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you. Being then made free from sin, ye became the servants of righteousness.

“I speak after the manner of men because of the infirmity of your flesh: for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now yield your members servants to righteousness unto holiness;

“For when ye were the servants of sin, ye were free from righteousness. What fruit had ye then in those things whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.

“But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life." (Romans  6:6-22)

Again the Bible says, "For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit. For to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.

“Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be."

“So then they that are in the flesh cannot please God."

“But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of His."

“And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness."

“But if the Spirit of Him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, He that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken (make life in) your mortal (temporary, dying) bodies by His Spirit that dwelleth in you."

“Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh."

“FOR IF YE LIVE AFTER THE FLESH, YE SHALL DIE; BUT IF YE THROUGH THE SPIRIT DO MORTIFY THE DEEDS OF THE BODY, YE SHALL LIVE."

“For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God." (Romans   8:5-14)

THE THREE LAWS OF GOD

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WHY DO TEMPTATIONS COME, AND FROM WHERE? They certainly do not come from God; however they serve many purposes, not the least of which is to strengthen us, when we overcome.

"Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life...Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempted He any man: But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.

"Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: And sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.

"DO NOT ERR, MY BELOVED BRETHREN". (James 1:12-16)

Pastor James knew that we are all human and not immune to Satan's temptations, so he wrote, "Do not err, my beloved brethren".

It is foolish to think otherwise, therefore we must "abstain from temptations that war against the soul!" (I Peter 2:11)  We can never be too careful, in avoiding the pitfalls the devil has laid for us.

How do we overcome the onslaughts of Satanic invention, fleshly lust and world allurements?

Again St. James comes up with the answer, "Submit yourselves therefore unto God, resist the devil and he shall flee from you". (James 4:7) "Draw nigh unto God and He shall draw nigh unto you". (James 4:8)

King David stated, "How shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to Thy word". (Psalms  119:9)

The Bible says, "I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God". (Romans 12:1-2)

"Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; Who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God." (Hebrews 12:1,2)

St. Paul states that God by His Spirit and His Word will renew our minds and inner man! (Eph. 4:23; 2 Corinthians  4:16)

WE CAN HAVE THE MIND OF CHRIST

The Bible says, “Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus.

“Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God"

“But made Himself of no reputation, and took upon Him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men:

“And being found in fashion as a man, He humbled Himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.” (Philippians 2:5-8)

Let us cultivate the "FEAR OF THE LORD" (Proverbs  1:7), in our hearts and a healthy attitude toward the Bible, and allow the Holy Spirit to lead, guide, direct and fill us with Himself.

The Bible says, “Likewise reckon ye also yourselves to be dead indeed unto sin, but alive unto God through Jesus Christ our Lord.

“Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof.

“Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.

“For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace.” (Romans  6:11-14)

Finally, let us pray and meditate upon the Word of God, make Christian friends and flee from all sin and even the appearance of evil. (1 Thessalonians 5:22)

AND LET OUR LIGHTS SHINE FOR JESUS!


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POWER OF PRAYER
by: Pastor Max Solbrekken, D.D.

Salvation,salvation articles,salvation Bible verses scriptures, salvation sermons, what is salvationThe eyes of the Lord are over the righteous and His ears are open unto their prayers but the face of the Lord is against them that do evil." (1 Peter 3:12)

Jesus said, "But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do, for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking." (Matthew 6:7)

THE AWESOME POWER OF PRAYER

"Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak." (Matthew 26:41)

I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go."  - Abraham Lincoln

WHY IS PRAYER SO IMPORTANT?

Prayer is the natural outcry from the heart of a human being to his Maker in response to the tug of the Word of God, implanted within the conscience.  

That tug is even stronger in the heart of one who has had a visitation of the Holy Spirit's convicting presence or has heard the gospel message!  The Holy Spirit's call to prayer becomes as natural and desirous as the call for food at mealtime!

"Ask and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: For everyone that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocked it shall be opened." (Matthew 7:7-8)

PRAYER IS OUR INNER MAN CRYING OUT FOR FELLOWSHIP WITH GOD

Prayer is our inner man crying out for help, fellowship and spiritual nourishment! It is born out of our need and the assurance that God is there to meet that need and answer our prayer.

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Prayer is talking, listening and communing with our Maker as we enter into the very presence of Almighty God.  It is intimate fellowship on a "one-to-one basis" with God, through Jesus Christ our Lord.

WHEN WE PRAY, OUR TOTAL MIND, BODY & SPIRIT BECOMES INVOLVED

Our spirit cries out in response to our needs and those of others, as God plays on our heart strings, encouraging us to share those burdens with Him.

Our minds stagger under the weight of sin, fear, worry and care and our spirits soar both to heights unknown as well as plumb to incomprehensible depths.

We groan in the spirit of intercession or exult in the joy of God, knowing that He is taking control of the situation! And that by our compassion, care and faith people in need are being convicted, strengthened, healed and blessed.

As we weep in travail our eyes redden, our physical strength is taxed and our body becomes weary! Then the Holy Spirit takes over and intercedes through us with groanings that cannot be uttered, and we enter into a new realm as we pray in the Spirit (unknown tongues), as St. Paul did. (1 Corinthians 14:15)

The Divine Paraclete (the Comforter - the One sent alongside to help) helps us as we do not know how we ought to pray. But He comes to our rescue and prays through us to the Father.

The entire Trinity is involved in our fellowship, as we pray to God our Father in the name of Jesus Christ our Lord.

Prayers, Why don't my prayers get answered? The power of prayer, Does God answer prayers. How to pray,PRAYER LINKS US TO  ALMIGHTY GOD

Prayer is mankind's most vital link with Almighty LORD God. It is, in fact, entering into His very presence with our requests, petitions and thanksgiving.

The scripture says, He is closer than our hands or feet. It is therefore, not difficult to draw upon His power by reaching out in prayer and touching Him.

WHEN WE PRAY, GOD NOT ONLY LISTENS TO US, BUT GOD SPEAKS TO OUR SPIRITS

When we pray, God not only listens but speaks to our spirits and answers our requests in His own way, according to His divine and gracious will.

The woman with the "issue of blood" touched Him with her faith and received an instant miracle. Jesus turned about in the crowd and asked specifically, "Who touched My clothes"?

Many rubbed shoulders with Him, but one person touched Him by faith. She had said within herself, "If I but touch His garment, I shall be whole." She was made whole, and Jesus declared that her faith had gotten the job done! (Matthew 9:21)

God's Word says: "And it shall come to pass that, before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear." (Isaiah 65:24).

'Prayer is talking, listening and communing with God as we enter into the very presence of the Almighty!'

The 20th Century Bible renders the account this way: Jesus said, "Someone has touched Me". And they said, "Master, the multitudes press Thee and crush Thee". But He answered, "No, someone has made a demand upon My ability".

When we believe and reach out for a miracle, we make a demand upon His ability and draw from His great storehouse of blessing, that which we desire!  Another beautiful aspect, is that the woman received the miracle without Jesus knowing she had a need. The miracle was already accomplished before Jesus was aware of it.

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LIFE AND OTHER'S LIVES

The Psalmist prayed: "Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Thy sight, O Lord, my Strength and my Redeemer.  Thou hast heard the desire of the humble." (Psalms 19:14; Psalms 10:17)'

PRAYER NOT ONLY CHANGES THINGS; IT CHANGES LIVES

The easiest way for me to illustrate God's provision for us, is to compare it to a buffet banquet. Many tables, loaded with the best foods sits in the middle of the room and guests help themselves at will. The host simply walks among his friends to see if everyone is getting enough to eat, while the servers keep loading the tables with fresh supplies.

The host is not really concerned whether you make one or three trips to the tables, so long as you get enough to eat. He doesn't watch to see if you take one leg of chicken or two.

AS BELIEVERS, WE HAVE AVAILABLE TO US:  FORGIVENESS, HEALING, BLESSING & PROSPERITY

Forgiveness, healing, blessing and prosperity are all provided for us. We can have all we need! All we have to do, is reach out by faith and make a demand on His ability, by receiving.  Automatically, when we tap into His resources by faith in His finished work on Golgotha, the miracle happens.

Prayers, Why don't my prayers get answered? The power of prayer, Does God answer prayers. How to pray,PRAYER CHANGE THINGS FOR THE BETTER

Prayer changes things! Many situations have been altered, lives changed and priorities rearranged by spending time in prayer.

Why is this? God answers prayer! God performs miracles! He is real, and communion with Him is a glorious reality! God does answer prayer.

Through prayer and communion with God we can affect the course of this world and change the complexion of society.

Not only does prayer change things but it changes people - the lives of the ones prayed for as well as the persons praying. Thousands of answers to prayer are recorded regularly in the books of heaven, as well as in the remembrances of committed Christians.

Miracles of salvation, healing, preservation, deliverance and prosperity are common occurrences for those who really believe God's Word and appropriate His promises for themselves.

Prayers, Why don't my prayers get answered? The power of prayer, Does God answer prayers. How to pray,PRAYER CAN CHANGE YOUR ATTITUDE AND GIVE 
YOU A NEW OUTLOOK ON LIFE

A person gets a totally new outlook on life when he spends time in God's presence. His priorities change as well as his desires and goals in life. And his disposition becomes kinder and more caring.

The hymn writer penned these words which have blessed millions down through the years.

"Sweet hour of prayer, sweet hour of prayer
That calls me from a world of care
And sets me at my Father’s throne,
Makes all my wants and wishes known.

In seasons of distress and grief,
My soul has often found relief
And oft escaped the tempter’s snare, 
By thy return, sweet hour of prayer."

THE TWIN PILLARS OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH ARE REPENTANCE & FAITH

St. Paul makes it very clear as to what the twin pillars of the Christian Church are.  The twin pillars of the Christian Church are REPENTANCE and FAITH. St. Paul makes that very plain: "Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ." (Acts 20:21)

Writing to new converts he said: "For by grace (God's unmerited favor) are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God. Not of works, lest any man should boast". (Ephesians 2:8-9)

YOU MUST HAVE FAITH TO BELIEVE IN JESUS CHRIST AND TO RECEIVE HIM

To believe in Jesus Christ and receive Him into your life is to have faith! Faith is a fact but faith is also an act, because faith requires corresponding action.

The Bible says, "For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life." (John 3:16)

When you have faith in God, you will believe the Gospel of Jesus Christ and dedicate your life in His service! Real faith transforms a person's lifestyle, because faith in God works miracles in people.

"Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creation: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new." (2 Corinthians 5:17)

Prayers, Why don't my prayers get answered? The power of prayer, Does God answer prayers. How to pray,HOW DO WE RECEIVE FAITH?

According to the Holy Scriptures, God has given each one of us faith to believe in Jesus Christ, His Son and be saved: "...think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith." (Romans 12:3)

He has placed His Word within our conscience and our spirit which came from God! (Romans 7:22-25)

THE BIBLE WHICH IS THE WORD OF GOD CREATES FAITH

The Word of God also creates faith! "So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God." (Romans  10:17) God has called us to a life of faith and worship, through Jesus Christ His Son.

The Bible says, "Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. But without faith it is impossible to please Him; for he that cometh to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of them that diligently seek Him."  (Hebrews 11:1,6)

WHAT IS FAITH ?  FAITH IS 3 VITAL THINGS:

1) Coming to God with our needs. 
2) Believing that God exists and that He is Who the Bible says He is. 
3) Expecting a miracle (an answer) when you pray

Faith is also a gift as well as a fruit of the Holy Spirit! "To another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit;" (1 Corinthians 12:9)

THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT IS LOVE, JOY, PEACE, LONGSUFFERING, GENTLENESS, GOODNESS & FAITH

"But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith," (Galatians 5:22)

power of prayer, Prayers answered? Does God answer prayers. How to pray, why should I pray?GOD CALLS US TO SEPARATION

What does it mean when you say, "God calls us to separation"?

When we accept Jesus Christ as our LORD, to serve and live for Him, the LORD God sets us apart from non-believers through the divine process of redemption and the infilling of the Holy Spirit.

But God requires that we must separate ourselves totally and completely unto Him, in order that His miraculous provisions will work within us.

Jesus calls us to righteous, holy and pure living! The Bible says, "But as He which hath called you is holy, so be ye holy in all manner of conduct."  (1 Peter 1:15)

WHAT IS SANCTIFICATION?

Sanctification is the process by which believers are set apart for God and His service, to be made holy and purified from sin by His gifts and graces and our determined will to do that which is right.

We cannot do this in our own power. The Scripture says, "But of Him are ye in Christ Jesus, Who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness and sanctification, and redemption." (1 Corinthians 1:30)

St. Paul admonished, "For this is the will of God, even your sanctification, that ye should abstain from fornication: That every one of you should know how to possess his vessel in sanctification and honor."

"For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness." (1 Thessalonians 4:3, 4, 7)

GOD DESIRES HIS PEOPLE TO LEAD PURE,  WHOLESOME LIVES - COMPLETELY SEPARATE FROM EVIL

The Bible clearly states that God desire His people to lead pure, wholesome lives - not like the pagan.  We must be separated from evil completely.  We must be separated from the evil practices of lying, witchcraft, hatred, gambling, idolatry, sodomy and adultery.  The Bible which is the Word of God teaches purity of though, word and deed.

power of prayer, Prayers answered? Does God answer prayers. How to pray, why should I pray?WHEREFORE COME OUT FROM AMONG THEM, AND BE YE SEPARATE, SAITH THE LORD

St. Paul declared, "Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you."  (2 Corinthians 6:17)

GOD PROMISES TO BE OUR FATHER, IF WE BELIEVE HIS WORD AND LIVE BY IT

In His dealings with Israel ~ the Children of Israel, He demanded that they separate themselves from idols and the pagan practices of the heathen!

"But I say, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not to God: and I would not that ye should have fellowship with devils."  (1 Corinthians 10:20-21)

As Christians, we are followers of Jesus Christ and must not try to drag Him down to the filth in which the ungodly live, but allow Him to lift us to the place of purity and wholeness which He exemplifies.

JESUS CHRIST SAVES US FROM SINS - NOT TO LIVE IN OUR SINS

The Bible says, "If a man therefore purge himself from these (carnal, sinful & dishonorable pursuits) he shall be a vessel unto honor, sanctified, and meet for the Master's use, and prepared unto every good work. Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart."  (2 Timothy  2:21-22)

Again God's Word states, "Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God." (2 Corinthians  7:1)

prayers the Lords prayer, how to pray, prayers answered, why prayer is importantTHE CALL TO DEDICATION

The word dedicate means to "set apart and consecrate to a divine being. To give wholly or earnestly to a patron, friend or purpose."   It is in this sense I now use this word. We should be willing to give ourselves wholly and earnestly unto the cause of righteousness, loving God and our fellowman!

THE BIBLE MAKES IT CLEAR THAT IF WE DO CERTAIN THINGS, GOD WILL BLESS AND PROSPER US

The Bible does not compromise. It is clear in its teachings that if we do certain things, God will bless and prosper us! And if we do not, there will be no blessing.

Here is His clarion call to dedication:

"And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God." (Romans 12:1-2)

This stern admonition was sent to former pagans, who had converted to Christ. St. Paul demanded that they break from evil, lustful and perverted deeds and live in purity as Christians!

There is no such thing as a Christian thief, a Christian liar, a Christian drunkard, a Christian drug addict, a Christian homosexual or a Christian fornicator.

When Christ comes into our hearts, the Holy Spirit does a work in us whereby we are liberated from the lusts and perversions of this wicked old world.

He admonishes Timothy and all of us: "but thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses."

"I give thee charge in the sight of God, Who quickeneth all things, and before Christ Jesus, Who before Pontius Pilate witnessed a good confession; That thou keep this commandment without spot, unrebukeable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ:" (1 Timothy 6:11-14)

It is certainly a slap in our face, when Muslims and other non-Christians reject Christianity because of the lewd way in which our so-called Christian society conducts itself.

I hasten to say that the rock and roll music, loose living, pornography, abortion, alcoholism and perversion, which is so prevalent in our society, is in no way Christian! On the contrary, it is anathema!

It is sad to hear Muslim leaders saying that they do not want their people contaminated with "the abominable practices of sodomy, pornography, drug abuse, obscene rock & roll music and alcoholism, which are rife in Western Christian culture!"

power of prayer, Prayers answered? Does God answer prayers. How to pray, why should I pray?GOD CALLS US TO ABSTAIN FROM ALL APPEARANCES OF EVIL

The Bible says, "Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul: Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may see your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation." (1 Peter 2:11-12)

We are instructed, "Abstain from all appearance of evil." (1 Thessalonians 5:22)

MAY JESUS CHRIST ALWAYS BE OUR  EXAMPLE, HE WAS PERFECT IN ALL RESPECTS

May Jesus Christ always be our example. He was perfect in all respects - SINLESS in deity and humanity - yet was obedient to the cross, suffering for our sin and shame, so that He could save us and bring us to God!

The Bible says, "Looking unto JESUS the author and finisher of our faith; Who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God."  (Hebrews 12:2)

Jesus, "...being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: But made Himself of no reputation, and took upon Him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: And being found in fashion as a man, He humbled Himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross". (Philippians 2:6-8)

St. Paul was totally dedicated: "I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to the Barbarians; both to the wise, and to the unwise. So, as much as in me is, I am ready to preach the gospel to you that are at Rome also. For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek."  (Romans 1:14-16)

prayers the Lords prayer, how to pray, prayers answered, why prayer is importantTHE CALL TO CONSECRATION

Consecration is the act of obedience, when we privately and publicly make a statement that we have given ourselves in dedication for God's service!

In like manner, as we consecrate a church building or musical instruments to Go''s service, so we consecrate our bodies, talents and riches unto the cause of Christ and His Church!

CHRIST IS CALLING US TO CONSECRATE OURSELVES TO RIGHTEOUS LIVING AND EVANGELISM

Christ is calling us to give ourselves wholeheartedly to His cause. To CONSECRATE OURSELVES unto a life of righteous living and evangelism!  He is looking for those who will be totally committed to His gospel, so that His light may shine in this ungodly world.

The Bible says, "...let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us." (Hebrews 12:1)

What does that mean to the liar, thief, adulterer, homosexual or gambler? Pure and simple - STOP DOING THOSE THINGS AND BEGIN LIVING PURE LIVES.

Jesus said, "Whosoever will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up the cross, and follow Me. For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for My sake and the gospel's, the same shall save it."  (Mark 8:35-36)

OUR LORD REQUIRES A FULL COMMITMENT FROM US

Our Lord requires a full commitment and consecration from us, for Him to trust us with His authority, gifts and power! He does not want to be the "fifth wheel" of our existence or a "fire-insurance policy" kept in a safety deposit box.

prayers the Lords prayer, how to pray, prayers answered, why prayer is importantGOD MUST COME FIRST IN OUR LIVES

He must take center stage in our lives so that our lifestyle will be pleasing in His sight, and effective in our relationship to others!

Jesus, Who is our grand example, "set His face" to go to Jerusalem where He knew He would die upon a rugged cross and become "a curse for us", in order to purchase our salvation! (Galatians 3:13)

St. Paul said, "What mean ye to weep and to break mine heart? For I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem for the Name of the Lord Jesus."  (Acts 21:13)

Again he stated, "For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith."  (2 Timothy  4:6,7)

The great apostle was totally dedicated to Jesus Christ. His life was consecrated to His Gospel!

Martin Luther emphasized: "I live as though Jesus Christ was crucified yesterday, arose today & is coming again tomorrow."

The great leader of the Protestant Reformation was consumed with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and that is why God used him so mightily to bring back the simplicity, truth, purity & power of Christ's Gospel to a corrupt, idolatrous and backslidden Church!

This is the commendation given by the leaders of the Primitive Church regarding the preachers they sent out: "These are men that have hazarded their lives for the name of our Lord Jesus Christ."  (Acts 15:26)

WE CAN CONSECRATE OURSELVES TO GO BY LIVING A 'DISCIPLINE CHRISTIAN LIFE'

A proper way to consecrate ourselves to God is through a 'Disciplined Christian Life'! Fasting & prayer is a good way to humble ourselves before God and to become consecrated wholly to God and His Kingdom!

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Jesus declared, "Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned."  (Mark 16:15)

The paramount duty of the Christian is to communicate the gospel to our fellowmen by our chaste lifestyles, honesty, compassion and wholesome outlook.  We are "saved to serve"!

JESUS SAID, "THOU SHALT LOVE THE LORD THY GOD WITH ALL THY HEART"

Jesus said, "Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets."  (Matthew 22:37-40)

The only road to true happiness is going God's way, walking the Gospel road, by loving God and loving our neighbors as ourselves!

Let us always follow the Golden Rule:

"Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."  (Luke 6:31)

TRUE BELIEVERS OF CHRIST ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE SPIRITUAL, EMOTIONAL & PHYSICAL NEEDS OF OTHERS

Born again Christians automatically seek the "high road of life" after an encounter with 'Jesus Christ'. We are concerned about the needs of others, spiritual, emotional and physical, because our lives have been changed: "Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new."  (2 Corinthians 5:17)

Angelic beings brought the message of Christ's victory to the disciples, at the empty tomb on that first resurrection morning. They said, "Come and see the place where our Lord lay, and go and tell His disciples..." (Matthew 28:6, 7)

It is incumbent upon all Christians to experience God's blessings through Christ, and then to "go and tell" others the good news that there is hope for our nation and our world!

AND THAT HOPE LIES ONLY IN THE PROCLAMATION AND RECEPTION OF THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST!

The Bible says, "And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come." (Matthew 24:14)

WE ARE TO BE THE HANDS AND FEET OF CHRIST OUR LORD

Christ has no hands but our hands, to do His work of preaching and spreading His Gospel to the ends of the earth. Let us be about our Father's business!

Christ is calling us all to communicate, share, spread, dispense, articulate and live His Gospel before this wicked world, so that many more will be saved before it is too late.

This also includes paying our tithes and giving offerings to God's work. Let us remember the words of our Lord Jesus: "It is more blessed to give than to receive." (Acts 20:35)

prayers the Lords prayer, how to pray, prayers answered, why prayer is importantGOD'S WORD SAYS, "GIVE, AND IT SHALL BE GIVEN UNTO YOU"

He also stated: "Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again."  (Luke 6:38)

Sir Winston Churchill said, "We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give". My question to us all is: Are we doing our share to spread the Gospel through our giving?

Or are we guilty of spending too much time & money pampering ourselves when multitudes are going to a 'Christless Eternity' because NO ONE HAS SHARED THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST WITH THEM?

William Penn stated: "If there is any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to my fellow human being, let me do it now, and not deter nor neglect it. I shall not pass this way again."

Francis of Assisi said, "Preach the gospel everyday and if you must - use words...It is in giving oneself, one receives; it is in forgetting oneself, that one is found; it is in pardoning, that one obtains pardon". He taught his students that there is no point in, "walking somewhere to preach, unless you can preach while you are walking"!

SEEK YE FIRST THE KINGDOM OF GOD

Jesus said, "But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you." (Matthew 6:33)

The Bible instructs: "But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every d man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness an fear:" (1 Peter 3:15)

"Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high-minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, Who giveth us richly all things to enjoy; That they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate; Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life." (1 Timothy 6:17-19)

God loves you, my friend. He has purchased your total salvation through the death of His Son Jesus Christ Who paid for our sins with His pure and perfect blood!

The Bible declares that He not only died for our sins on the cross, but arose from the dead for our justification! (Romans 4:25)

Here is our Lord’s invitation to you: "Come unto Me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest."  (Matthew 11:28)


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 BE SAVED?

Jesus said, "Come unto Me all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest." (Matthew 11:28)

Yes, my dear friend, God is still in the business of setting men and women free from their sins, sorrows, heartbreaks, fears and troubles.  In this age of frustrations, nervous tensions and mental collapses, Jesus Christ is still granting peace to the troubled, joy to the discouraged, strength to the weary and healing to the sick!

1 - You must admit that you are a sinner

The Bible says, “For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God”. (Rom. 3:23) “All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the Lord hath laid on Him the iniquity of us all.” (Isaiah 53:6)

2 - You must believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God

You MUST believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, that Jesus died on the cross, was buried and rose again from the dead.

“That whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have eternal life. He that believeth on Him is not condemned: buot he that believeth not is condemned already.” (John 3:15,18) “Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth My word, and believeth on Him that sent Me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.” (John 5:24)

Anti-christ 666, the beast. Names of the anti-christ, facts about anti-christ, Revelation and the anti-christ3 - You must repent of your sins

The Bible says, “…except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish.” (Luke 13:3) “Let the wicked forsake his way and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the Lord, and He will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for He will abundantly pardon”. (Isaiah 55:7)

Anti-christ 666, the beast. Names of the anti-christ, facts about anti-christ, Revelation and the anti-christ4 - You must receive Jesus Christ as your Saviour

The Bible says: “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life”. (John 3:16)

“Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear My voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with Me.” (Rev. 3:20) “He that hath the Son hath life: and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.” (1 John 5:12)

Anti-christ 666, the beast. Names of the anti-christ, facts about anti-christ, Revelation and the anti-christ5 - You must confess Jesus Christ as your Lord

The Bible says: “That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation”. (Romans  10:9-10)

“…Whosoever shall confess Me before men, him shall the Son of man confess before the angels of God: But he that denieth Me before men shall be denied before the angels of God.” (Luke 12:8, 9)


Salvation,salvation articles,salvation Bible scriptues verses, what is salvationHOW DO I INVITE 
JESUS CHRIST INTO MY LIFE?

Pray to God, a prayer - from your heart.  

Tell Him that you are a sinner and that you need forgiveness.  Tell him that you believe Jesus Christ died for your sins.  Tell him that you are willing to change, to turn away from sin.  Ask Jesus Christ to come into your heart and life and be your personal Saviour.

"But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name." (John 1:12)

"Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new." (2 Corinthians 5:17)

If you prayed and ask Jesus Christ into your heart - YOU HAVE NOW RECEIVED THE GIFT OF SALVATION - YOU HAVE BECOME A CHILD OF GOD.  God Bless You.


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Bible scriptures verses on 
TEMPTATIONS, SINS

 
(King James Version)

Bible scriptures kjv on repentance, repenting, repent of sins, salvation1 Thessalonians 3:5 - (kjv) - For this cause, when I could no longer forbear, I sent to know your faith, lest by some means the tempter have tempted you, and our labour be in vain.

Hebrews 2:18 - (kjv) - For in that He Himself hath suffered being tempted, He is able to succour them that are tempted.

Matthew 26:41 - (kjv) - Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed [is] willing, but the flesh [is] weak.

Matthew 4:1-11 - (kjv) - Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil...

1 Peter 1:6 - (kjv) - Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness manifold temptations:

Revelation 3:10 - (kjv) - Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.

Ephesians 6:11 - (kjv) - Put on the whole amour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

1 John 2:16 - (kjv) - For all that [is] is the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.

James 1:12-16 - (kjv) - 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.

James 4:7 - (kjv) - Submit yourselves therefore to God.  Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

1 Timothy 6:9 - (kjv) - But they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and [into] many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.

1 Timothy 6:10 - (kjv) - For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

2 Timothy 3:13 - (kjv) - But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.

2 Peter 2:9 - (kjv) - The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:

Isaiah 59:2 - (kjv) - But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.

Romans 3:23  - (kjv) - "For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;"

Galatians 4:14  - (kjv) - "And my temptation which was in my flesh ye despised not, nor rejected; but received me as an angel of God, [even] as Christ Jesus.

Luke 8:13  - (kjv) - They on the rock [are they], when, they hear, receive the word of joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away.

Romans 6:23  - (kjv) - The wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

James 1:14-16 - (kjv) - But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.  Then when lust has conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.  Do not err, my beloved brethren.

Luke 11:4 - (kjv) - And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.

Luke 22:46 - (kjv) - And said unto them, Why sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into temptation.

3 John 1:2 - (kjv) - Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.

1 John 5:14-15 - (kjv) - And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us: .. And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.

James 1:2 - (kjv) - My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;

James 1:12 - (kjv) - Blessed [is] the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord has promised to them that love Him.

1 Corinthians 10:13  - (kjv) - 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 of escape, that ye may be able to bear [it].


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