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35 Bible Verses about Resisting Temptation

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Matthew 4:3

And when the tempter came to him, he said, If thou art the Son of God, command that these stones be made into bread.

Genesis 39:12

And she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me; and he left his garment in her hand and fled and got outside.

Luke 4:12

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

James 1:13

Let no one say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God; for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither does he tempt anyone:

Matthew 4:8

Again, the devil took him up into an exceeding high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and the glory of them

Luke 4:13

And having finished all temptation, the devil departed from him for a season.

Luke 22:46

and said unto them, Why sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into temptation.

Luke 4:9

And he brought him to Jerusalem and set him on a pinnacle of the temple and said unto him, If thou art the Son of God, cast thyself down from here;

Matthew 4:6

and said unto him, If thou art the Son of God, cast thyself down, for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee, and in their hands they shall bear thee up lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.

Genesis 39:7

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

Luke 4:1

And Jesus being full of the Holy Spirit returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness

Matthew 4:9

and said unto him, All these things I will give thee if thou wilt fall down and worship me.

Acts 15:10

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

Luke 4:5

And the devil took him up into a high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the sphere of the world in a moment of time.

Luke 4:6

And the devil said unto him, All this authority I will give thee and the glory of them, for that is delivered unto me, and to whomsoever I will I give it.

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Matthew 4:1-10

Then Jesus was led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, afterwards he was hungry. And when the tempter came to him, he said, If thou art the Son of God, command that these stones be made into bread. read more.
But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God. Then the devil took him up into the holy city and set him on a pinnacle of the temple and said unto him, If thou art the Son of God, cast thyself down, for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee, and in their hands they shall bear thee up lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone. Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God. Again, the devil took him up into an exceeding high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and the glory of them and said unto him, All these things I will give thee if thou wilt fall down and worship me. Then Jesus said unto him, Get thee hence, Satan, for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.