Resisting Temptation

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 39:12

she seized him by his garment [and] said, "Lie with me!" And he left his garment in her hand and fled, and he went outside.

Luke 4:12

And Jesus answered [and] said to him, "It is said, 'You are not to put to the test the Lord your God.'"

James 1:13

No one who is being tempted should say, "I am being tempted by God," for God {cannot be tempted} by evil, and he himself tempts no one.

Matthew 4:7

Jesus said to him, "On the other hand it is written, 'You are not to put the Lord your God to the test.'"

Matthew 4:8

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

Luke 4:13

And [when] the devil had completed every temptation, he departed from him until a favorable time.

Luke 22:46

and he said to them, "Why are you sleeping? Get up [and] pray that you will not enter into temptation!"

Luke 4:9

And he brought him to Jerusalem, and had him stand on the highest point 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 command his angels concerning you,' and 'On [their] hands they will lift you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.'"

Genesis 39:7

And it happened [that] after these things his master's wife cast her eyes on Joseph, and she said, "Lie with me."

Luke 4:1

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

Matthew 4:9

and he said to him, "I will give to you all these things, if you will fall down [and] worship me."

Acts 15:10

So now why are you putting God to the test [by] placing on the neck of the disciples a yoke that neither our fathers nor we have been able to bear?

Luke 4:6

And the devil said to him, "I will give you all this domain and their glory, because it has been handed over to me, and I can give it to whomever I want.

Bible Theasaurus

From Thematic Bible


Christ, character of » Resisting temptation

Matthew 4:1-10

Then Jesus was led up into the wilderness by the Spirit to be tempted by the devil, and [after he] had fasted forty days and forty nights, then he was hungry. And the tempter approached [and] said to him, "If you are the Son of God, order that these stones become bread." read more.
But he answered [and] said, "It is written, 'Man will not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes out of the mouth of God." Then the devil took him to the holy city and placed him on the highest point of the temple and said to him, "If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down! For it is written, 'He will command his angels concerning you,' and 'On [their] hands they will lift you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.'" Jesus said to him, "On the other hand it is written, 'You are not to put the Lord your God to the test.'" Again the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory, and he said to him, "I will give to you all these things, if you will fall down [and] worship me." Then Jesus said to him, "Go away, Satan, for it is written, 'You shall worship the Lord your God and serve only him.'"