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So standing, moving, or to highth upgrown The Tempter all impassiond thus began.
To these impulses must be added the complete ascendancy which his friend had long been accustomed to exercise over him--an ascendancy exerted in the beginning sorely at the expense of his friend's vices, and was in nine cases out of ten looked upon as his designing tempter when he was indeed nothing but his thoughtless, light-headed tool.
Over and over again, the tempter of souls had thrust this idea upon Hester's contemplation, and laughed at the passionate and desperate joy with which she seized, and then strove to cast it from her.
The tempter stood by him, too,--blinded by furious, despotic will,--every moment pressing him to shun that agony by the betrayal of the innocent.
They're seen only across, as it were, and beyond--in strange places and on high places, the top of towers, the roof of houses, the outside of windows, the further edge of pools; but there's a deep design, on either side, to shorten the distance and overcome the obstacle; and the success of the tempters is only a question of time.
First, the tempter was sweet-talking Jesus to use His powers for His own personal aggrandizement.
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4, 1-11), Jesus reminds us to know the tempter we are dealing with, and not be deceived by his tricks and enticements.
Once again, the tempter shows up --this time there's no snakeskin costume.
The home side could soon be in the ascendency and backing them to be ahead at half-time and full-time looks a tempter at evens.
So, wasn't that the ideal tempter to get you to join in at our Reindeer Race Night on Friday 11th?