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Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for, having been proved, he shall receive the crown of life, which He has promised to them that love him.
But in all these things we more than conquer through him that has loved us.
for, in that himself has suffered, being tempted, he is able to help those that are being tempted.
For we have not a high priest not able to sympathise with our infirmities, but tempted in all things in like manner, sin apart. Let us approach therefore with boldness to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy, and find grace for seasonable help.
Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations, knowing that the proving of your faith works endurance.
Ye are of God, children, and have overcome them, because greater is he that is in you than he that is in the world.
My son, if thou receivest my words, and layest up my commandments with thee, so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom and thou apply thy heart to understanding;
and lead us not into temptation, but save us from evil.
and remit us our sins, for we also remit to every one indebted to us; and lead us not into temptation.
But thou, O man of God, flee these things, and pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, endurance, meekness of spirit. Strive earnestly in the good conflict of faith. Lay hold of eternal life, to which thou hast been called, and hast confessed the good confession before many witnesses.
Subject yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is ready, but the flesh weak.
Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh weak.
And if thy hand or thy foot offend thee, cut it off and cast it from thee; it is good for thee to enter into life lame or maimed, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast into eternal fire. And if thine eye offend thee, pluck it out and cast it from thee; it is good for thee to enter into life one-eyed, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the hell of fire.
Defraud not one another, unless, it may be, by consent for a time, that ye may devote yourselves to prayer, and again be together, that Satan tempt you not because of your incontinency.
Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, wrestling against sin.
Ye therefore, beloved, knowing these things before, take care lest, being led away along with the error of the wicked, ye should fall from your own stedfastness:
Brethren, if even a man be taken in some fault, ye who are spiritual restore such a one in a spirit of meekness, considering thyself lest thou also be tempted.
hold aloof from every form of wickedness.
My son, if sinners entice thee, consent not. If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk secretly for the innocent without cause; let us swallow them up alive as Sheol, and whole, as those that go down into the pit;read more.
we shall find all precious substance, we shall fill our houses with spoil: cast in thy lot among us; we will all have one purse: my son, walk not in the way with them, keep back thy foot from their path;
Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body to obey its lusts. Neither yield your members instruments of unrighteousness to sin, but yield yourselves to God as alive from among the dead, and your members instruments of righteousness to God. For sin shall not have dominion over you, for ye are not under law but under grace.
And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes on Joseph, and said, Lie with me! But he refused, and said to his master's wife, Behold, my master takes cognizance of nothing with me: what is in the house, and all that he has, he has given into my hand. There is none greater in this house than I; neither has he withheld anything from me but thee, because thou art his wife; and how should I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?read more.
And it came to pass as she spoke to Joseph day by day and he hearkened not to her, to lie with her and to be with her,
But he said to her, Thou speakest as one of the foolish women speaketh. We have also received good from God, and should we not receive evil? In all this Job did not sin with his lips.
And I set before the sons of the house of the Rechabites bowls full of wine, and cups, and I said unto them, Drink wine. And they said, We will drink no wine; for Jonadab the son of Rechab our father commanded us, saying, Ye shall drink no wine, ye nor your sons for ever;
And Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not pollute himself with the king's delicate food, nor with the wine which he drank; and he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not have to pollute himself.
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 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.
And Jesus answering him said, It is written, Thou shalt do homage to the Lord thy God, and him alone shalt thou serve.
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