Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



Then was Jesus led up by the Spirit into the wilderness, to be tempted by the devil: there having fasted forty days and forty nights, he at length grew hungry. whereupon the tempter came to him, and said, "If thou be the Son of God, command these stones to become bread." read more.
but Jesus answered him, It is written, "Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every thing that God shall prescribe." then the devil took Jesus with him to Jerusalem, and having set him on the wing of the temple, he said to him, if you are the Son of God, throw your self down: for it is written, "he will charge his angels to take care of you, and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest you bruise your foot against a stone." Jesus replied, it is likewise written, "Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God." Again, the devil accompanyed him up a very high mountain, and representing to him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them: all these things, said he, will I give you, if you will prostrate your self and worship me. Then said Jesus to him, get thee hence Satan: for it it written, "Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve ."


As for the rest of the men who were not killed by these plagues, they did not repent of their evil actions, so as to forbear worshipping demons, and idols of gold and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood: which can neither see, nor hear, nor walk:

said he, will I give you, if you will prostrate your self and worship me. Then said Jesus to him, get thee hence Satan: for it it written, "Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve ."



but since you did not abandon me in my trials,


presently after the spirit convey'd him into the desart. where he continued forty days, being tempted by Satan: and when he was among the wild beasts, angels ministred unto him.


Then was Jesus led up by the Spirit into the wilderness, to be tempted by the devil: there having fasted forty days and forty nights, he at length grew hungry. whereupon the tempter came to him, and said, "If thou be the Son of God, command these stones to become bread." read more.
but Jesus answered him, It is written, "Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every thing that God shall prescribe." then the devil took Jesus with him to Jerusalem, and having set him on the wing of the temple, he said to him, if you are the Son of God, throw your self down: for it is written, "he will charge his angels to take care of you, and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest you bruise your foot against a stone." Jesus replied, it is likewise written, "Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God." Again, the devil accompanyed him up a very high mountain, and representing to him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them: all these things, said he, will I give you, if you will prostrate your self and worship me. Then said Jesus to him, get thee hence Satan: for it it written, "Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve ." whereupon the devil left him, and immediately angels came and ministred unto him.

Now Jesus being full of the holy spirit, return'd from Jordan, and was led by the spirit into the desart, being forty days tempted by the devil, without eating any thing all that while: but that time expired, he at last was seiz'd with hunger. then the devil said to him; if you are the son of God, command this stone to become bread. read more.
but Jesus answered him, it is written, "man shall not live by bread alone, but by every thing that God appoints." then the devil took him to the top of a high mountain, and in an instant represented to him all the kingdoms of the world. all this power, said he, will I give thee, and the glory of them: for they are at my disposal, and where I please, I bestow them. if therefore you will worship me, they shall be all your own. but Jesus answered him, avant, satan, for it is written, "thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve." next, the devil brought him to Jerusalem, and setting him on the battlements of the temple, said to him, if you be the son of God, throw your self down from this height, for it is written, "he shall charge his angels to watch for your preservation: and they shall bear you up in their hands, for fear your foot should hit against a stone." but Jesus replied, it is said, "thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God." and when the whole temptation was ended, the devil left him for a time.











for even Christ did not consult his own satisfaction; but as it is written, "the reproaches of them that reproached thee are fallen upon me."

Again, the devil accompanyed him up a very high mountain, and representing to him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them: all these things, said he, will I give you, if you will prostrate your self and worship me. Then said Jesus to him, get thee hence Satan: for it it written, "Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve ."

who tho' he was the image of God, did not affect to appear with divine majesty, but divested himself thereof, by assuming the form of a servant: being made in the likeness of men, and his whole exterior showing nothing more than a meer man, he abased himself, and carried his submission so far as to die, even the death of the cross.



a servant cannot serve two masters: for either he will neglect the one, and attend the other; or he will be attached to the first, and misbehave to the last. you cannot serve God and mammon.








whereupon the tempter came to him, and said, "If thou be the Son of God, command these stones to become bread." but Jesus answered him, It is written, "Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every thing that God shall prescribe." then the devil took Jesus with him to Jerusalem, and having set him on the wing of the temple, he said to him, read more.
if you are the Son of God, throw your self down: for it is written, "he will charge his angels to take care of you, and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest you bruise your foot against a stone." Jesus replied, it is likewise written, "Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God." Again, the devil accompanyed him up a very high mountain, and representing to him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them: all these things, said he, will I give you, if you will prostrate your self and worship me. Then said Jesus to him, get thee hence Satan: for it it written, "Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve ."





then I fell at his seet to worship him: but he said to me, "forbear: I am the servant of God, as you and your brethren are, that bear testimony to Jesus: worship God: for to give testimony to Jesus, is the very design of prophecy."

I John saw these things, and heard them. and when I had heard and seen, I fell down to worship at the feet of the angel, who shewed me these things. but he said to me, "forbear, I am the servant of God, as you are, and your brethren the prophets, and those who observe the words of this book: worship God."










then I fell at his seet to worship him: but he said to me, "forbear: I am the servant of God, as you and your brethren are, that bear testimony to Jesus: worship God: for to give testimony to Jesus, is the very design of prophecy."

I John saw these things, and heard them. and when I had heard and seen, I fell down to worship at the feet of the angel, who shewed me these things.



but Peter rais'd him, saying, stand up; I am but a man, as well as you.