Man’s first temptation & the Victory of Christ !

Christ's victory 2     “For we have not an High Priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities (weaknesses); but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin . . . !”     Hebrews 4:15 & 2:17 & Romans 8:2-3

     After His baptism, the Son of God entered the dreary wilderness, there to be tempted by the devil . . . . For forty days He ate and drank nothing . . . . He realized the power of appetite upon man; and in behalf of sinful man, He bore the closest test possible upon that point.   Here a victory was gained which few can appreciate. The controlling power of depraved appetite, and the grievous sin of indulging it, can only be understood by the length of the fast which our Saviour endured that He might break its power . . . ! 

     Intemperance (self-indulgence) lies at the foundation of all the moral evils known to man. Christ began the work of Redemption just where the ruin began. The fall of our first parents was caused by the indulgence of appetite. In redemption, the denial of appetite is the first work of Christ. What amazing love has Christ manifested in coming into the world to bear our sins and infirmities, and to tread the path of suffering, that He might show us by His Life of spotless merit how we should walk, and overcome as He had overcome !”

     “For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The Just shall live by faith . . . !”     Romans 1:17

And “this I say then . . . . Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfill the lusts (carnal desires) of the flesh !”   Galatians 5:16
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If Marriage Isn’t for You ?

Christian-loveHaving been married only a year and a half, I’ve recently come to the conclusion that marriage isn’t for me.

Now before you start making assumptions, keep reading.

I met my wife in high school when we were 15 years old. We were friends for ten years until…until we decided that we no longer wanted to be just friends . . . . Continue reading

How to Know God’s Will . . . ?

Answered Prayer — How to Know God’s Will ?

If any man willeth to do His Will, he shall know of the doctrine (teaching, instruction) . . . !” John 7:17

Howbeit, when he (it) the Spirit of Truth shall come, he will guide you into all Truth . . . And the Words that I speak unto you, they are Spirit, and they are Life !” John 16:13 & 6:63

The Touch of Faith !

The Work of Christ –

And for this purpose the Son of GOD was manifested, that He might
destroy the works of the devil
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I John 3:8-9

     “The work of Christ in cleansing the leper from his terrible disease is an illustration of His work in cleansing the soul from sin.
 
. . . Whoever will fall at His feet, saying in faith, “Lord, if Thou wilt, Thou canst make me clean,” shall hear the answer, “I will; be thou made clean !
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