Testing God

Text: Hebrews 3:7-11 This lesson briefly considers three examples of those who tested God so that we might see the consequences of such actions and learn from their mistakes. What Does It Mean to Test God? To disobey His word (Hebrews 3:7-11, 15-19) – what is in our hearts leads to action (v. 10); disobedience is […]

Handling the Trials of Life

Text: James 1:2-4 “When You Encounter Various Trials” These trials are different than the temptations mentioned later (James 1:13-15) James says, “when,” not “if” — this is a certainty “Consider it All Joy” Not a natural reaction — this is why James had to tell them to do this Suffering has benefits — endurance (James […]


Two Kinds of Temptation Testing, trying – that which comes from without Desire, lust – that which comes from within Results of Temptation Testing – James 1:2-4 Desire – James 1:13-15 Truths About Temptation – 1 Corinthians 10:13 How to Overcome Be on the alert – 1 Peter 5:8 Avoid bad situations/company – Proverbs 5:3-8; […]