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Bible Verses on Temptations

The challenge of being a Christian is the temptations we face every day. Resisting temptation is a very important part of every Christian's life. Christian temptation is different from any other kind, but we CAN be tested and we WILL resist temptation. It's never easy, but Christians have the inner strength to do so if we turn to God.

Even though something sinful in your life might sound good, take some time to reflect on this statement: if today was the last day of your life, what would you want to do? Would you fill your day with sinful experiences, or would you be close to the ones you love? Would you share your love and your compassion? I think we all know the answer to this. So every day, just remember what is TRULY important to you and to God.

Don't let the devil win the battle for your eternal soul - use the Bible and the verses on this page to let God deliver you from temptations. Reading Bible verses on temptation can do marvelous things for your mind and soul. Christian temptation is different from a nonbeliever being tempted - you have the strength to overcome your temptations!

    Psalms 119:11 Your word have I hid in my heart, that I might not sin against you.
    Psalms 119:67 Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept your word.
    Matthew 26:41 Watch and pray, that you enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.
    Luke 22:31 And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan has desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat:
    1 Corinthians 10:13 There has no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that you are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that you may be able to bear it.
    2 Corinthians 10:13 But we will not boast of things without our measure, but according to the measure of the rule which God has distributed to us, a measure to reach even to you.
    Ephesians 6:11 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
    Hebrews 2:18 For in that he himself has suffered being tempted, he is able to succor them that are tempted.
    James 1:12 Blessed is the man that endures temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord has promised to them that love him.
    James 1:13 Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempts he any man:
    James 4:7 Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
    1 Peter 5:8 Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walks about, seeking whom he may devour: