, for I try to please everyone in all things, rather than putting my liberty first. i. That ye may be able to bear it - Or that you may be able to bear up under it, or endure it. 2 They were all baptized[b] into the cloud of glory, into the fellowship of Moses, and into the sea. "Commentary on 1 Corinthians 10:13". For (1) in the parallel which they bring for the former sense, Hebrews 12:4, οὔ πω is distinctly expressed,—and would have been here also, had it been intended. ], and sometimes by filling them with the consolations [Note: 2 Corinthians 1:4-5.] 1 John 1:9. also make, &c. = make a way to escape also. Or “God bears up under you to take you out of danger” (Gr. We endure temptation by flying from it. And each test is an opportunity to trust him more, for along with every trial God has provided for you a way of escape that will bring you out of it victoriously. This means either, that when the temptation comes, God will make a way of escape; or, that when God brings the temptation he will also bring the way of escape. He had portrayed their danger; he had shown them how others had fallen; and they might be led to suppose that in such circumstances they could not be secure. It may be helpful to consider these additional points about God's faithfulness and our temptations: God knows each Christian's abilities to bear temptations and He will not let us be burdened by too much.
"The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". 13 We all experience[a] times of testing,[b] which is normal for every human being. That it is a great addition to an affliction not to see or discern a way to escape, and get out of affliction: God is exceeding gracious in our afflictions, in that he doth not hedge us in on every side, and hinder all possibility of escape out of our troubles. BibliographyMeyer, Heinrich. Od. 131.
But he does often put their virtue to the test, as in the case of Abraham. In this view, it is not so much an encouragement, as a warning that all danger was not over. 1859. Hath taken (ειληπεν eilēphen). There are two ways of understanding the former part of this verse. but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able—to bear and overcome. able to bear. When God purposes to leave our free wills to act on trial, he does not destroy the trial by previously fixing the way we shall choose. No power of motive will oblige our wills to apostatize or sin. 3,20). "Commentary on 1 Corinthians 10:13". Every temptation. Rev., better, the way of escape. 1 Corinthians 10:13 TPT We all experience times of testing, which is normal for every human being. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wbc/1-corinthians-10.html.
It may, however, mean, ‘Take heed lest ye fall. He will delay its approach [Note: Exodus 13:17. Try it free for 30 days. Or “an exodus.” Trust in God’s faithfulness is the way of escape that empowers us to overcome every difficulty we may experience. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. Be wary of thinking or saying, "No one understands what I am going through" or "My situation is unique." They have strength to resist all the temptations that assail them, and God has given the assurance that no temptation shall occur which they shall not be able, by His aid, to resist. 1 Corinthians 10 New International Version (NIV) Warnings From Israel’s History. 10. What good is there in doing what you please if it’s condemned by someone else? When we are tempted, therefore, we are to remember that it is because He allows or permits it; not because He does it. But God will be faithful to you. vi. τὴν ἔκβ.] For He has promised life to all who believe; and this implies escape from all temptation, which in turn implies that we shall not be tempted beyond the powers God has granted to men. ]; but God has promised that “he will keep the feet of his saints;” that “sin shall not have dominion over them;” that “none shall pluck them out of his hands;” that “the gates of hell shall not prevail against them.” “Nor shall one jot or tittle of his word ever fail:” “He is not a man that he should lie, or the son of man that he should repent.” He has exhausted all the powers of language in labouring to persuade us of this truth, that he will never forsake his people [Note: Hebrews 13:5.
(3) there is a certain extent to which we are able to resist temptation. God encourages his people to hope for his presence and help in pressing danger. App-150and App-. He will not allow the temptation to be more than you can stand. ]: and, if they be likely to faint under it, he will shorten its duration [Note: Psalms 125:3 and Isaiah 57:16.] Satan is never permitted to block up our way, without the providence of God making a way through the wall. BibliographyCalvin, John. And that is so, must be so, because God is faithful. Therefore we should flee from idolatry ( 1 Corinthians 10:14; cf.