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34 Bible Verses about Temptation, Resisting

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Hebrews 4:15-16

For we do not have a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin. Let us, therefore, come boldly unto the throne of his grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

James 1:2-3

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into diverse trials, knowing that the proving of your faith works patience,

Daniel 11:32

And with flatteries he shall cause to sin those that violate the covenant, but the people that do know their God shall be strong, and do exploits.

Proverbs 2:1-2

My son, if thou wilt receive my words and hide my commandments within thee so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom and apply thine heart to intelligence,

1 Timothy 6:11-12

But thou, O man of God, flee these things and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, charity, tolerance, meekness. Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, unto which thou art also called, having made a good profession before many witnesses.

Luke 22:40

And when he was at the place, he said unto them, Pray that ye enter not into temptation.

Matthew 18:8-9

Therefore if thy hand or thy foot cause thee to fall, cut them off and cast them from thee; it is better for thee to enter into life halt or maimed, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast into eternal fire. And if thine eye causes thee to fall, pluck it out and cast it from thee; it is better for thee to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the hell of fire.

1 Corinthians 7:5

Do not defraud one another, except it be with mutual consent for a time, that ye may give yourselves to fasting and prayer and come together again, that Satan not tempt you for your incontinency.

2 Peter 3:17

Ye, therefore, beloved, seeing ye know these things in advance, be on guard lest by the error of the wicked ye be deceived with the others and fall from your own steadfastness.

Proverbs 1:10-15

My son, if sinners entice thee, do not consent. If they say, Come with us, let us lay in wait for blood; let us ambush 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 kinds of riches, we shall fill our houses with spoil. Cast in thy lot among us; let us all have one purse: My son, do not walk in the way with them; refrain thy foot from their path:

Romans 6:12-14

Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body that ye should obey it in the lusts thereof. Neither present your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin, but present yourselves unto God as those that are alive from the dead and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God. So that sin shall have no dominion over you; for ye are not under the law, but under grace.

Job 1:22

In all this Job did not sin nor charge God with folly.

Genesis 39:7-10

And it came to pass after these things, that his master's wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me. But he refused and said unto his master's wife, Behold, my master does not know what is with me in the house, and he has committed all that he has to my hand; there is none greater in this house than I; neither has he kept back anything from me but thee because thou art his wife; how then can I do this great wickedness and sin against God?read more.
And it came to pass as she spoke to Joseph day by day, that he did not hearken unto her, to lie by her or to be with her.

Job 2:10

But he said unto her, Thou hast spoken as any of the foolish women speak. What? Shall we receive good at the hand of God and shall we not receive evil? In all this Job did not sin with his lips.

Jeremiah 35:5-6

and I set before the sons of the house of the Rechabites pots full of wine and cups, and I said unto them, Drink wine. But they said, We will drink no wine: for Jonadab the son of Rechab our father commanded us, saying, Ye shall drink no wine, neither ye, nor your sons for ever:

Daniel 1:8

And Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king's food, nor with the wine which he drank; therefore he requested of the prince of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself.

Luke 4:4

And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.

Luke 4:12

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

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