Resisting Temptation

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Genesis 39:12

She grabbed him by his garment and said, “Sleep with me!” But leaving his garment in her hand, he escaped and ran outside.

Luke 4:12

And Jesus answered him, “It is said: Do not test the Lord your God.

James 1:13

No one undergoing a trial should say, “I am being tempted by God.” For God is not tempted by evil, and He Himself doesn’t tempt anyone.

Matthew 4:8

Again, the Devil took Him to a very high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor.

Luke 4:13

After the Devil had finished every temptation, he departed from Him for a time.

Luke 22:46

“Why are you sleeping?” He asked them. “Get up and pray, so that you won’t enter into temptation.”

Luke 4:9

So he took Him to Jerusalem, had Him stand on the pinnacle of the temple, and said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down from here.

Matthew 4:6

and said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down. For it is written:He will give His angelsorders concerning you,
and they will support you with their hands
so that you will not strike
your foot against a stone.

Genesis 39:7

After some time his master’s wife looked longingly at Joseph and said, “Sleep with me.”

Luke 4:1

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

Matthew 4:9

And he said to Him, “I will give You all these things if You will fall down and worship me.”

Acts 15:10

Now then, why are you testing God by putting a yoke on the disciples’ necks that neither our ancestors nor we have been able to bear?

Luke 4:6

The Devil said to Him, “I will give You their splendor and all this authority, because it has been given over to me, and I can give it to anyone I want.

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Matthew 4:1-10

Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the Devil. After He had fasted 40 days and 40 nights, He was hungry. Then the tempter approached Him and said, "If You are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread." read more.
But He answered, "It is written: Man must not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of God. " Then the Devil took Him to the holy city, had Him stand on the pinnacle of the temple, and said to Him, "If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down. For it is written: He will give His angels orders concerning you , and, they will support you with their hands so that you will not strike your foot against a stone. " Jesus told him, "It is also written: Do not test the Lord your God. " Again, the Devil took Him to a very high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor. And he said to Him, "I will give You all these things if You will fall down and worship me." Then Jesus told him, "Go away, Satan! For it is written: Worship the Lord your God, and serve only Him. "

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