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James 1

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Reality of Faith Proved in Trials and Temptations James 1   James 1. In the first chapter of James we have the reality of the believer’s faith “proved” (v.3) in trials and temptations. First of all, note that James uses the word translated “temptations” in two different ways in this chapter. In […]

Genesis 39

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Joseph’s Faithfulness in the Face of Temptation Genesis 39   Genesis 39. This chapter brings out two things preeminently: Joseph’s godliness in the face of temptation, and the prosperity given to him from the Lord. “Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly… whatsoever he doeth shall prosper” (Psa. […]

Matthew 4:1-11

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Temptation of Christ in the Wilderness Matthew 4:1-11   Sinless perfection of the Messiah. The moral fitness of the Messiah for the throne of Israel was something that all orthodox Jews knew would be a requirement for the true Christ. Prophecies such as Zeph. 3:5 required it; “the righteous lord is in the midst thereof, and […]