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Greater Is He - Article
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Paul G. Humber, M.S. - ... kill the Babe. Later, some tried to thrust Him over a cliff (Luke 4:29); others, to stone Him (John 8:59 and 10:31). The "prince of the power of the air" (Ephesians 2:2) tried to drown Him even in the sea, but the Sovereign of the...
The Sieve Of Satan - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat” (Luke 22:31). Most of us do not warrant the personal attention of Satan as Peter did, for we do not constitute as great a threat to his kingdom as Peter did. Nevertheless the devil,...
Captives Of The Devil - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat” (Luke 22:31). Such bondage, however, is temporary. Job was delivered “when he prayed for his friends” and Peter when he was “converted” and went forth to...
Sifted - Article
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John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren” (Luke 22:31,32). In the evening, just before His betrayal, capture, torture, and trial, Christ turned to Simon with these final words, encouraging Him to remain strong. Of course,...
Our Adversary, The Devil - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... told him, but he foolishly boasted that he would stand true (Luke 22:31–34). No wonder Peter could warn with such urgency: “Be sober, be vigilant.” Note particularly that, in the context, he is especially warning against greed...
The Right Man On Our Side - Article
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John D. Morris, Ph.D. - ... But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not” (Luke 22:31,32). Our Lord warned Peter—Satan wanted him to fall, and fall he would (v.34), but Christ had prayed for him that victory would come. The second verse of Martin...
The Two-Fold Call - Article
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Henry Morris, Ph.D. - ... and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren” (Luke 22:31,32). Finally, when the Lord was ready to call Paul as His apostle to the Gentiles, He met him on the road to Damascus: “Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?” (Acts...
Luke 22:31
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... the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as...
Luke 12:50: accomplished - Study Note
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... He had come to accomplish His decease at Jerusalem (Luke 9:31), and He was in great stress to get it done. He knew there was a fiery baptism awaiting Him there, but there was also “joy that was set before Him” (Hebrews 12:2),...
Luke 22:62: wept bitterly - Study Note
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... wept bitterly. In spite of Satan’s sifting of Peter (Luke 22:31), Jesus had promised that Peter’s faith would not fail and he would be converted (that is, “turned around”). Peter’s bitter weeping, when Jesus looked...
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