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34 Bible Verses about Temptation, Resisting

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Hebrews 4:15-16

for we have not a chief priest unable to sympathise with our infirmities, but one tempted in all things in like manner -- apart from sin; we may come near, then, with freedom, to the throne of the grace, that we may receive kindness, and find grace -- for seasonable help.

James 1:2-3

All joy count it, my brethren, when ye may fall into temptations manifold; knowing that the proof of your faith doth work endurance,

Daniel 11:32

And those acting wickedly against the covenant, he defileth by flatteries; and the people knowing their God are strong, and have wrought.

Proverbs 2:1-2

My son, if thou dost accept my sayings, And my commands dost lay up with thee, To cause thine ear to attend to wisdom, Thou inclinest thy heart to understanding,

1 Timothy 6:11-12

and thou, O man of God, these things flee, and pursue righteousness, piety, faith, love, endurance, meekness; be striving the good strife of the faith, be laying hold on the life age-during, to which also thou wast called, and didst profess the right profession before many witnesses.

Luke 22:40

and having come to the place, he said to them, 'Pray ye not to enter into temptation.'

Matthew 18:8-9

'And if thy hand or thy foot doth cause thee to stumble, cut them off and cast from thee; it is good for thee to enter into the life lame or maimed, rather than having two hands or two feet, to be cast to the fire the age-during. 'And if thine eye doth cause thee to stumble, pluck it out and cast from thee; it is good for thee one-eyed to enter into the life, rather than having two eyes to be cast to the gehenna of the fire.

1 Corinthians 7:5

Defraud not one another, except by consent for a time, that ye may be free for fasting and prayer, and again may come together, that the Adversary may not tempt you because of your incontinence;

Proverbs 1:10-15

My son, if sinners entice thee be not willing. If they say, 'Come with us, we lay wait for blood, We watch secretly for the innocent without cause, We swallow them as Sheol -- alive, And whole -- as those going down to the pit,read more.
Every precious substance we find, We fill our houses with spoil, Thy lot thou dost cast among us, One purse is -- to all of us.' My son! go not in the way with them, Withhold thy foot from their path,

Romans 6:12-14

Let not then the sin reign in your mortal body, to obey it in its desires; neither present ye your members instruments of unrighteousness to the sin, but present yourselves to God as living out of the dead, and your members instruments of righteousness to God; for sin over you shall not have lordship, for ye are not under law, but under grace.

Job 1:22

In all this Job hath not sinned, nor given folly to God.

Genesis 39:7-10

And it cometh to pass after these things, that his lord's wife lifteth up her eyes unto Joseph, and saith, 'Lie with me;' and he refuseth, and saith unto his lord's wife, 'Lo, my lord hath not known what is with me in the house, and all that he hath he hath given into my hand; none is greater in this house than I, and he hath not withheld from me anything, except thee, because thou art his wife; and how shall I do this great evil? -- then have I sinned against God.'read more.
And it cometh to pass at her speaking unto Joseph day by day, that he hath not hearkened unto her, to lie near her, to be with her;

Job 2:10

And he saith unto her, 'As one of the foolish women speaketh, thou speakest; yea, the good we receive from God, and the evil we do not receive.' In all this Job hath not sinned with his lips.

Jeremiah 35:5-6

and I put before the sons of the house of the Rechabites goblets full of wine, and cups, and I say unto them, Drink ye wine. And they say, 'We do not drink wine: for Jonadab son of Rechab, our father, charged us, saying, Ye do not drink wine, ye and your sons -- unto the age;

Daniel 1:8

And Daniel purposeth in his heart that he will not pollute himself with the king's portion of food, and with the wine of his drinking, and he seeketh of the chief of the eunuchs that he may not pollute himself.

Luke 4:4

And Jesus answered him, saying, 'It hath been written, that, not on bread only shall man live, but on every saying of God.'

Matthew 4:7

Jesus said to him again, 'It hath been written, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.'

Luke 4:12

And Jesus answering said to him -- 'It hath been said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.'

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