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The Proverbs 7 Woman

*This is the text of the speech given at a Young People’s Mass Meeting held in 2018. Introduction, Verses 1-5 In verse one Solomon tells us he speaks to his son. In the rest of the chapter we see he is speaking to his son about the “strange woman.” The strange woman is sexual temptation […]

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Temptation

Question: The devil tempts the righteous, but does he actually tempt the wicked? I can see the rationale behind such a question. If the wicked are totally depraved, and if, therefore, they love sin and hate righteousness, why would the devil need to tempt the wicked?  Do they not sin without his input? We understand […]

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Antithetical Reassurance

“If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you.” John 15:19   Is it worth it? When we stick out, when we show by our actions that we are so […]

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If I Were the Devil

Most of you young people will not know who is the author of the words that form the basis for this editorial, although some of you older young folks quite possibly are familiar with his identity. So a bit of background is in order. Paul Harvey (1918–2009) was a well-known radio personality for many decades, […]

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Jesus’ Temptations

When Jesus, weak from hunger After fasting forty days Was tempted of the devil To reject his Father’s ways, Although he had the power To change stones into bread, He’d not comply with Satan But directed him instead: It is written in God’s word— Bread alone will not suffice, Obedience must be shown; That is […]

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Proverbs for Christian Teens

Young Christians, you are in a tumultuous stage of your life. You are growing up, maturing, and taking on greater responsibilities. In this time of your life it is appropriate to pay attention to some of the proverbs in the Bible that speak to your situation. As you become older it becomes clear that your […]

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Beware of Temptation

We as God’s people are living in a physical land of Canaan, a land flowing with milk and honey; a land where nearly every desire can be serviced.  Satan is working as hard as ever, and his temptations especially catch the attention of our generation.  He dangles the movie before our eyes, prods us on […]

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The Slandered Pilgrim

“But he refused, and said unto his master’s wife, Behold, my master wotteth not what is with me in the house, and he hath committed all that he hath to my hand; There is none greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back anything from me but thee, because thou art his […]

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Resisting Temptation

Young people, let us address some of today’s temptations and how we can resist them. This world is so full of temptation for the believer that it is impossible not to see and feel them. The sad part is we expose ourselves to them. Yes, we often compromise our convictions and accept the world’s invita­tions. […]

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The Devil’s Moment

“In a moment”. Do you recognize this as a quote from Scripture? If you recognize this familiar phrase, do you also have an idea of what these words in Scripture refer to? If your first reaction is that it has to do with the resurrection, you would be right. This phrase refers to how long […]

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