Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

Bible References


Matthew 6:13
And do not subject us to temptation, But save us from the evil one.'
Luke 8:13
The ones on the rock are those who receive the message joyfully when they first hear it, but it takes no real root. They believe for a little while, and then in the time of trial they draw back.
Luke 11:4
and forgive us our sins, for we ourselves forgive anyone who wrongs us; and do not subject us to temptation.' "
1 Corinthians 10:13
It is no superhuman temptation that you have had. And God can be depended on, not to let you be tried beyond your strength, but when temptation comes, to give you a way out of it, so that you can withstand it.
Revelation 3:10
Because you have kept in mind the message of what I endured, I also will keep you safe in the time of testing that is going to come upon the whole world, to test the inhabitants of the earth.

The spirit

Romans 7:18
For I know that nothing good resides in me, that is, in my physical self; I can will, but I cannot do what is right.
Romans 8:3
For though it was impossible for the Law to do it, hampered as it was by our physical limitations, God, by sending his own Son in our sinful physical form, as a sin-offering, put his condemnation upon sin through his physical nature,
1 Corinthians 9:27
But I beat and bruise my body and make it my slave, so that after I have called others to the contest I may not be disqualified myself.
Galatians 5:16
I mean this: Live by the Spirit, and then you will not indulge your physical cravings.
Philippians 3:12
Not that I have secured it yet, or already reached perfection, but I am pressing on to see if I can capture it, because I have been captured by Jesus Christ.

General references

Matthew 26:70
But he denied it before them all, and said, "I do not know what you mean."
Mark 13:33
You must look out and be on the alert, for you do not know when it will be time;
1 Corinthians 10:12
So the man who thinks he can stand must be on his guard against a fall.