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"The Lust of the Eyes."

"The Lust of the Eyes."
 

"I AM the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.
"Thou shalt have no other gods before me." Ex. 20:2, 3.

The second of the three forms under which "the world" is embraced, and idolatry manifested, is—
"The lust of the eyes."

"The Lust of the Flesh."

"The Lust of the Flesh."

"I AM the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.

"Thou shalt have no other gods before me." Ex. 20:2, 3.

We have seen that, for any one to have this world, or anything that is of this world, is to have another god before the Lord. And this other god is "the god of this world," the "spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience," which is Satan.

"I AM THAT I AM."

"I AM THAT I AM."

"I AM the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage."

"Thou shalt have no other gods before me." Ex. 20:2, 3.

"Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shalt thou serve." Matt. 4:10.

"Out of Egypt Have I Called My Son."

"Out of Egypt Have I Called My Son."

WHEN the Lord visited and redeemed His people, to take them into the land of promise, the land which He sware to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob to give to them; when He took them unto himself to serve Him only in the keeping of His holy law, He said, first of all: "I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Thou shalt have no other gods before me," etc.

Truth and Its Importance | 1888 Essential Reading

TRUTH AND ITS IMPORTANCE.

WHEN Jesus stood before Pilate, accused as a malefactor, he vindicated his character by these simple words: "To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Everyone that is of the truth heareth my voice." John 18:37. Pilate, unconscious of the fact that Jesus had already given the substance of the best definition of truth, asked, "What is truth?" and immediately went out.

Christ or the Church?

“To whom shall we go?” This question was asked by Simon Peter, in the presence of the other disciples, concerning the source of that wisdom which leads to salvation. It is asked by many others today who would be made wise unto salvation; but not always is it answered as it was by Peter.
 
Peter never invited the attention of those whom he addressed to himself, or to “the church.”