Human Nature, Overcoming
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No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to humanity. God is faithful and He will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation He will also provide a way of escape, so that you are able to bear it.
For the flesh desires what is against the Spirit, and the Spirit desires what is against the flesh; these are opposed to each other, so that you don't do what you want.
Now if Christ is in you, the body is dead because of sin, but the Spirit is life because of righteousness.
You, however, are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, since the Spirit of God lives in you. But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him.
Now since the children have flesh and blood in common, He also shared in these, so that through His death He might destroy the one holding the power of death-that is, the Devil-
By these He has given us very great and precious promises, so that through them you may share in the divine nature, escaping the corruption that is in the world because of evil desires.
in order that the law's requirement would be accomplished in us who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.
I say then, walk by the Spirit and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.
I have told you these things so that in Me you may have peace. You will have suffering in this world. Be courageous! I have conquered the world."
Therefore, since Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same resolve-because the One who suffered in the flesh has finished with sin -
I have written to you, children, because you have come to know the Father. I have written to you, fathers, because you have come to know the One who is from the beginning. I have written to you, young men, because you are strong, God's word remains in you, and you have had victory over the evil one.
Stay awake and pray, so that you won't enter into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak."