How to Handle Temptation

By   •   September 23   •   Topics:

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It is Satan’s purpose to steal the seed of truth from your heart by sending distracting thoughts. It should encourage you to know that the devil considers you a good enough Christian to use as a target.

The difference between a Christian and a non-Christian is: though they both may have good and evil thoughts, Christ gives His followers strength to select the right rather than the wrong. You see a man going to prayer meeting with a Bible under his arm. That man was undoubtedly tempted to stay at home, go bowling, or to some other activity. But, as these diverse thoughts came to his mind, he made the right selection, and headed for the church.

Another man walks through the night to a bar. It no doubt occurred to him that he had best stay home with his family. But he yielded to the negative thought, and gave in to his lower appetites.

It is not the temptations you have, but the decision you make about them that counts.

Prayer for the day

Decisions will have to be made each day, Lord. With Your strength and wisdom, help me to make the right ones

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  1. Gerry says:

    Spiritual warfare is very real . Satan knows each one of our weaknesses. He wants to see us fail. It is absolutely essential to stay grounded in God’s Holy Word, daily. We must stay spiritually fit in order to overcome temptation.

  2. adepeju robert james says:

    Lord jesus christ forgive me if i have make wrong dicision in life help me to make right decision in life by your grace and give me grace to overcome temptation in my life journey on earth

  3. Joyce Paul says:

    Spiritual Victory comes to those who humble themselves n seek GOD’S WILL! God bless us! Amen.

  4. gospelsinger maria dcd santos says:

    Thank you for the encouragements. You inspired me.

  5. Victor Abraham says:

    Keep up the good job

  6. Tafese Abate says:

    I am proud to be your member in Jesus name!

  7. Dawn says:

    Yes Lord, help me to make the right decisions. Thank you and Amen!

  8. jebasheela pandian says:

    though i had taken wrong decisions in the past, i repent for that. Will the god guide me in taking the correct choices in life. I hope that i have a bright future ahead of me.

  9. babangida jnr says:

    you have feed my soul today thank you may God richly bless you