Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, here I am.
And he cried to LORD. And LORD showed him a tree, and he cast it into the waters, and the waters were made sweet. There he made for them a statute and an ordinance, and there he proved them,
Then LORD said to Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you, and the people shall go out and gather a day's portion every day, that I may prove them, whether they will walk in my law, or not.
And thou shall remember all the way which LORD thy God has led thee these forty years in the wilderness, that he might humble thee, to prove thee, to know what was in thy heart, whether thou would keep his commandments, or not.
thou shall not hearken to the words of that prophet, or to that dreamer of dreams, for LORD your God proves you, to know whether ye love LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul.
that by them I may prove Israel, whether they will keep the way of LORD to walk in it, as their fathers kept it, or not.
2 Samuel 24:1
And again the anger of LORD was kindled against Israel, and he moved David against them, saying, Go, number Israel and Judah.
2 Chronicles 32:31
However in [the business of] the ambassadors of the rulers of Babylon, who sent to him to inquire of the wonder that was done in the land, God left him, to try him, that he might know all that was in his heart.
The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold, but LORD tries the hearts.
1 Corinthians 10:13
No temptation has taken you except is common to man. But God is faithful who will not allow you to be tempted above what ye are able, but with the temptation will also make the way to escape, to enable you to endure.
By faith Abraham, being tested, offered Isaac. And he who received the promises offered his only begotten son,
Blessed is a man who endures temptation, because, having become approved, he will receive the crown of life, which the Lord promised to those who love him.
Was not Abraham our father made righteous from works, having offered up Isaac his son upon the altar?
1 Peter 1:7
so that the proof of your faith, much more precious than gold that perishes, and though proven by fire, may be found for praise and esteem and for glory at the revealing of Jesus Christ.
Behold, here i am
And Isaac spoke to Abraham his father, and said, My father. And he said, Here I am, my son. And he said, Behold, the fire and the wood, but where is the lamb for a burnt offering?
And when LORD saw that he turned aside to see, God called to him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here I am.
And I heard the voice of LORD, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then I said, I am here, send me.