Temptation 1

There are three accounts in the Bible of the temptation of Jesus.  These are found in Matthew 4:1-11, Mark 1:12-13, and Luke 4:1-13.  The scripture says that; "For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope." Romans 15: 4. Therefore, we…

Beware of Balaam

In the new Testament, the Bible mentioned Balaam three times with some unpleasant attributes attached to his name. Let's see these attributes in the following verses of the scripture; 2 Peter 2: 15 - 17, Revelation 2: 14 and Jude 11. We encountered Balaam first in the Old Testament; Num. 22 – 24. On their…

What Manner of Men Ought Ye To Be? Part 1

“Therefore, since all these things will be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness?” 2 Peter 3:11 What manner of person ought you to be? What a question! Were anybody to ask you this question, how will you answer? Friend, what will your answer be? This is a…