Resisting Temptation

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Genesis 39:12

Then she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me! But he left his garment in her hand, and fled and ran out.

Luke 4:12

And Jesus answering said to him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

James 1:13

Let no man, being tempted, say, I am tempted of God. For God cannot be tempted by evil things, and himself tempts no one.

Matthew 4:8

Again the devil takes him to a very high mountain, and shews him all the kingdoms of the world, and their glory,

Luke 4:13

And the devil, having completed every temptation, departed from him for a time.

Luke 22:46

And he said to them, Why sleep ye? rise up and pray that ye enter not into temptation.

Luke 4:9

And he led him to Jerusalem, and set him on the edge of the temple, and said to him, If thou be Son of God, cast thyself down hence;

Matthew 4:6

and says to him, If thou be Son of God cast thyself down; for it is written, He shall give charge to his angels concerning thee, and on their hands shall they bear thee, lest in anywise thou strike thy foot against a stone.

Genesis 39:7

And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes on Joseph, and said, Lie with me!

Luke 4:1

But Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan, and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness

Matthew 4:9

and says to him, All these things will I give thee if, falling down, thou wilt do me homage.

Acts 15:10

Now therefore why tempt ye God, by putting a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we have been able to bear?

Luke 4:5

And the devil, leading him up into a high mountain, shewed him all the kingdoms of the habitable world in a moment of time.

Luke 4:6

And the devil said to him, I will give thee all this power, and their glory; for it is given up to me, and to whomsoever I will I give it.

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Matthew 4:1-10

Then Jesus was carried up into the wilderness by the Spirit to be tempted of the devil: and having fasted forty days and forty nights, afterwards he hungered. And the tempter coming up to him said, If thou be Son of God, speak, that these stones may become loaves of bread. read more.
But he answering said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word which goes out through God's mouth. Then the devil takes him to the holy city, and sets him upon the edge of the temple, and says to him, If thou be Son of God cast thyself down; for it is written, He shall give charge to his angels concerning thee, and on their hands shall they bear thee, lest in anywise thou strike thy foot against a stone. Jesus said to him, It is again written, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God. Again the devil takes him to a very high mountain, and shews him all the kingdoms of the world, and their glory, and says to him, All these things will I give thee if, falling down, thou wilt do me homage. Then says Jesus to him, Get thee away, Satan, for it is written, Thou shalt do homage to the Lord thy God, and him alone shalt thou serve.