91 Quotes About Temptation

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Temptation may even be a blessing to a man when it reveals to him his weakness and drives him to the almighty Savior. Do not be surprised, then, dear child of God, if you are tempted at every step of your earthly journey, and almost beyond endurance; but you will not be tempted beyond what you are able to bear, and with every temptation there will be a way of escape.
- F.B. Meyer
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Every moment of resistance to temptation is a victory.
- Frederick W. Faber
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Every time you defeat a temptation, you become more like Jesus!
- Rick Warren
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Satan gives Adam an apple, and takes away Paradise. Therefore in all temptations let us consider not what he offers, but what we shall lose.
- Richard Sibbes
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Satan doth sow most of his seed of temptation in hearts that lie fallow. When he sees persons unemployed, he will find work for them to do.
- Thomas Watson
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Although our sins are forgiven and we now have the power to overcome temptation, we will forever struggle with sin because we still have what the Bible calls the flesh.
- Chip Ingram
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Temptations are an appeal to meet righteous needs in an unrighteous way.
- William Thrasher
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The flesh inclines us more to believe a temptation than a promise.
- Thomas Watson
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To believe that He will preserve us is, indeed, a means of preservation. God will certainly preserve us, and make a way of escape for us out of the temptation, should we fall. We are to pray for what God has already promised. Our requests are to be regulated by His promises and commands. Faith embraces the promises and so finds relief.
- John Owen
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If thou wouldst conquer thy weakness, thou must never gratify it. No man is compelled to evil: his consent only makes it his. It is no sin to be tempted, but to be overcome.
- William Penn
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Jesus was not tempted to see if He would fall. He was tempted to show that He could not fall.
- J. Vernon McGee
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The riches of His free grace cause me daily to triumph over all the temptations of the wicked one, who is very vigilant, and seeks all occasions to disturb me.
- George Whitefield
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One of the best results of temptation is that it shows us what is in our hearts.
- A. B. Simpson
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We must not count temptation a strange thing. "The disciple is not greater than his master, nor the servant than his lord." If Satan came to Christ, he will also come to Christians.
- J. C. Ryle
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Our toil is sweet with thankfulness, Our burden is our boon; The curse of earth's gray morning is, The blessing of its noon.
- John Greenleaf Whittier
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Deliver us from everything that may entangle our affections and harden our hearts.
- William Tiptaft
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Our minds are mental greenhouses where unlawful thoughts, once planted, are nurtured and watered before being transplanted into the real world of unlawful actions... These actions are savored in the mind long before they are enjoyed in reality. The thought life, then, is our first line of defense in the battle of self-control.
- Jerry Bridges
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God chooses that men should be tried, but let a man beware of tempting his neighbor. God knows how and how much, and where and when. Man is his brother's keeper, and must keep him according to his knowledge.
- George Macdonald
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Unwillingness to accept God's "way of escape" from temptation frightens me what a rebel yet resides within.
- Jim Elliot
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Our great Pattern hath showed us what our deportment ought to be in all suggestions and temptations. When the devil showed Him "all the kingdoms of the world and the glory of them," to tempt Him withal, He did not stand and look upon them, viewing their glory, and pondering their empire.... but instantly, without stay, He cries, "Get thee hence, Satan." Meet thy temptation in its entrance with thoughts of faith concerning Christ on the cross; this will make it sink before thee. Entertain no parley, no dispute with it, if thou wouldst not enter into it.
- John Owen
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Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
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Every temptation is great or small according as the man is.
- Jeremy Taylor
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He who chooses the beginning of the road chooses the place it leads to. It is the means that determines the end.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
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Temptation always starts in your mind, not in circumstances.
- Rick Warren
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To be tempted is in itself no sin. It is the yielding to the temptation, and giving it a place in our hearts, which we must fear.
- J. C. Ryle
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