Christ's Temptation Practically Explained and Improved in Several Sermons

The Works of Thomas Manton (1620-1677) - Volume 1

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“One way to get comfort is to plead the promise of God in prayer, show Him His handwriting; God is tender of His Word.”

This may be one of the most popular and well known series of sermons that Thomas Manton delivered (7 of them). It has been published in a variety of forms in a single volume, and certainly part of his overall 22 volume work.

Thomas Manton looks at the temptation Christ suffered from the Devil in the wilderness and shows the origin and purpose of temptation. His classic study examines how Jesus can be God, and yet be tempted. He also demonstrates how temptation exists both for our good and God’s glory, how to combat it and the role we, and angels play in overcoming it.

In contract to the myriads of books on self-fulfillment, this work by Manton is a classic on self-denial. In the spiritual war zone that rages around us the call is for people to follow their captain, to follow a leader who understands our every feeling and who gave everything so that we may succeed in this vital area of our Christian life.

 

Bible Verse:

“I will be sanctified by those that draw near to me…” (Lev. 10:3).

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