Youth D. Ravi Kumar, Vellore Christian Assembly, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.
<ul><li>Ecc 12:1 </li></ul><ul><li>Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them; </li></ul>
Affection Devotion Total Surrender Lust Wasted Life Love vs
1John 2:15 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
1John 2:16 For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh , and the lust of the eyes , and the pride of life , is not of the Father, but is of the world.
1. Lust of the Flesh Gen. 3.6 When she saw that the tree was good for food. Luke 4.3 Command this stone that it be made bread.
2. Lust of the Eyes The avenue through which outward things of the world, riches, pomp, and beauty inflame us. Luk 4:5 And the devil,… showed unto him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time. Gen. 3.6 ….pleasant to the eyes,…
3. Pride of Life Arrogant assumption vainglory . It means, originally, empty , braggart talk or display ; swagger. And thence an insolent and vain assurance in one's own resources, or in the stability of earthly things, which issues in a contempt of divine laws.
Luk 4:6 …All this power will I give thee, and the glory of them:… Gen. 3.6 …and a tree to be desired to make one wise… 3. Pride of Life
One manifestation of "the pride of life," is the desire to know above what God has revealed, the pride of unsanctified knowledge.