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Lust of the Flesh good for food (Define, Illustrate) APPETITE VICTIMS OF VICTORS OVER VERSES to become Victors
Lust of the Eyes pleasant to the eyes (Define, Illustrate) AVARICE VICTIMS OF VICTORS OVER VERSES to become Victors
Pride of Life make one wise (Define, Illustrate) ARROGANCE VICTIMS OF VICTORS OVER VERSES to become Victors
Lust of the Flesh APPETITE Definition: physical hunger, craving for bodily satisfaction, desire for fleshly fulfillment – as in smoking, drinking beer, using illegal drugs, sexual desires outside of marriage. Lust of the flesh is included in such words as: lasciviousness, reveling Springs from: happy hour, prom, mixed swimming, pornography
Lust of the Flesh APPETITE VICTIMS OF: - EVE – (Gen. 2:17; Gen. 3:1; Gen. 3:4-6) She and Adam became the first victims of this avenue of temptation: the lust of the flesh, good for food - Belshazzar - Judah (Gen. 38:12-30) - David, (2 Samuel 11:1-5) lust of the flesh included in the word, lasciviousness Mark 7:21-22; Gal. 5:19; Eph. 4:19
Lust of the Flesh APPETITE VICTORS OVER: - Jesus (Luke 4:1-4) became the Victor over satan, by saying It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God. (v. 4) - Joseph - Daniel
Lust of the Flesh APPETITE VERSES to become a Victor 2 Timothy 2:22 1 Peter 2:11 1 Corinthians 6:13, 16, 20 Romans 8:13 Proverbs 6:27
Lust of the Eyes AVARICE Definition: excessive desire for wealth (Webster) The lust of the eyes is the avenue of greed, materialistic gain, luxury, etc. Comes in the form of gambling, accepting bribes, overwork, cheating, being miserly usury.
Lust of the Eyes AVARICE VICTIMS OF: - Eve – the first victim, then Adam Gen. 3:3-6 The fruit was pleasant to the eyes. She ate it and gave it Adam. - Solomon – King of Israel Eccl. 2:6-10a A list of many things Solomon said he had gotten for himself. - Rich Fool in the parable which Jesus told (It is foolish to fall victim of this avenue of temptation.) - Church at Laodicea (Rev. 3:17-19)
Lust of the Eyes AVARICE VICTORS OVER: - Jesus (Luke 4:5-8) quoted Scriptures and we should be thankful that Jesus is a winner. - The apostle, Paul (Phil. 3:7-8) But what things were gain to me, I counted loss for Christ. - Epaphras, (Phil. 2:25-30; 4:18) We can be Victors, too!
Lust of the Eyes AVARICE VERSES to become a Victor Luke 12:15 1 Timothy 6:10 1 Timothy 6:17 Matthew 6:19 Hebrews 13:5
Pride of Life ARROGANCE Definition: - The appeal of spiritual and philosophical ambition, - to be as gods, - the ambition to appear smart enough to recruit followers, - egotistical, - self-righteous
Pride of Life ARROGANCE VICTIMS OF: - Eve, the mother of all living was the first victim of this avenue of temptation. - Haman (Esther 3) - Pharisee in Christs parable (Luke 18) He told God how good he was in fasting, giving, and not a sinner like other people. - Diotrephes (3 John 9) He wanted to have preeminence, opposed John and cast some out of the church.
Pride of Life ARROGANCE VICTORS OVER: - Jesus, (Luke 4:9-12) He took Jesus to the pinnacle of the temple and told Jesus to jump off. - Paul (Eph. 3:8; 1 Tim. 1:15) - The Publican (Luke 18:13) who said, God, be merciful to me a sinner.
Pride of Life ARROGANCE VERSES to become a Victor Proverbs 16:18 James 4:6 1 Timothy 3:6 Philippians 2:3