John Owen – Makes Straight Paths For Your Feet

Commentary on Hebrews 12:13 To make halts or balks in our way of profession, or crooked paths, in neglect of duty or compliances with the world, in time of trial and persecution, is an evidence of an evil frame of heart, and of a dangerous state or condition. When we see persons in such a … Continue reading John Owen – Makes Straight Paths For Your Feet

John Owen – Of Temptation Chapter 9

Let a soul in such an estate awake and look about him. His enemy is at hand, and he is ready to fall into such a condition as may cost him dear all the days of his life. His present estate is bad enough in itself; but it is an indication of that which is … Continue reading John Owen – Of Temptation Chapter 9

John Owen – Of Temptation Chapter 6

It is a woeful thing to consider what slight thoughts the most have of this thing. So men can keep themselves from sin itself in open action, they are content, they scarce aim at more; on any temptation in the world, all sorts of men will venture at any time. How will young men put … Continue reading John Owen – Of Temptation Chapter 6

John Owen – Treatise Of Temptation – Chapter 4

When by a man’s state or condition of life, or any means whatever, it comes to pass that his lust and any temptation meet with occasions and opportunities for its provocation and stirring up, let that man know, whether he perceives it or not, that he is certainly entered into temptation. I told you before, … Continue reading John Owen – Treatise Of Temptation – Chapter 4

John Owen – Treatise Of Temptation Chapter 2

What it is to “enter into temptation”—Not barely being tempted—Not to be conquered by it—To fall into it—The force of that expression—Things required unto entering into temptation—Satan or lust more than ordinarily importunate—The soul’s entanglement—Seasons of such entanglements discovered—Of the “hour of temptation,” Rev. iii. 10, what it is—How any temptation comes to its hour—How … Continue reading John Owen – Treatise Of Temptation Chapter 2