Resisting Temptation

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Luke 4:12

Jesus answered him, "It has been said, "You must not tempt the Lord your God.'"

James 1:13

When someone is tempted, he should not say, "I am being tempted by God," because God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does he tempt anyone.

Matthew 4:7

Jesus responded to him, "It is also written, "You must not tempt the Lord your God.'"

Matthew 4:8

Once more the Devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world, along with their splendor.

Luke 4:13

After the Devil had finished tempting Jesus in every possible way, he left him until another time.

Luke 22:46

He asked them, "Why are you sleeping? Get up and keep on praying that you may not be tempted."

Luke 4:9

The Devil also took him into Jerusalem and had him stand on the highest point of the Temple. He told Jesus, "Since you are the Son of God, throw yourself down from here,

Matthew 4:6

He told Jesus, "Since you are the Son of God, throw yourself down, because it is written, "God will put his angels in charge of you,' and, "With their hands they will hold you up, so that you will never hit your foot against a rock.'"

Genesis 39:7

Now Joseph was well built and good looking. That's why, sometime later, Joseph's master's wife looked straight at Joseph and propositioned him: "Come on! Let's have a little sex!"

Luke 4:1

Then Jesus, filled with the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan. He was led by the Spirit into the wilderness,

Matthew 4:9

He told Jesus, "I will give you all these things if you will bow down and worship me!"

1 Thessalonians 3:5

But when I could stand it no longer, I sent Timothy to find out about your faith. I was afraid that the tempter had tempted you in some way, and that our work had been a waste of time.

Acts 15:10

So why do you test God by putting on the disciples' neck a yoke that neither our ancestors nor we could carry?

Luke 4:6

He told Jesus, "I will give you all this authority, along with their glory, because it has been given to me, and I give it to anyone I please.

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Matthew 4:1-10

After this, Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the Devil. After fasting for 40 days and 40 nights, he finally became hungry. Then the tempter came. "Since you are the Son of God," he said, "tell these stones to become loaves of bread." read more.
But he answered, "It is written, "One must not live on bread alone, but on every word coming out of the mouth of God.'" Then the Devil took him to the Holy City and had him stand on the highest point of the Temple. He told Jesus, "Since you are the Son of God, throw yourself down, because it is written, "God will put his angels in charge of you,' and, "With their hands they will hold you up, so that you will never hit your foot against a rock.'" Jesus responded to him, "It is also written, "You must not tempt the Lord your God.'" Once more the Devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world, along with their splendor. He told Jesus, "I will give you all these things if you will bow down and worship me!" Then Jesus told him, "Go away, Satan! Because it is written, "You must worship the Lord your God and serve only him.'"

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