91 Quotes About Temptation

  • "I love the soul that dares tread the temptations of his years beneath his youthful feet."

    - Isaac Watts
    Topics: Temptation, Youth


  • "Sin gets its power by persuading me to believe that I will be happier if I follow it. The power of all temptation is the prospect that it will make me happier."

    - John Piper
    Topics: Temptation


  • "The temptation once yielded to gains power. The crack in the embankment which lets a drop or two ooze through is soon a hole which lets out a flood."

    - Alexander MacLaren
    Topics: Temptation


  • "Do not grudge the Hand that is molding the still too shapeless image within you. It is growing more beautiful, though you see it not, and every touch of temptation may add to its perfection."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Temptation, Beauty


  • "Every time you defeat a temptation, you become more like Jesus!"

    - Rick Warren
    Topics: Temptation


  • "We have no sufficient strength of our own. All our sufficiency is of God. We should stir up ourselves to resist temptations in a reliance upon God's all-sufficiency and the omnipotence of his might."

    - Matthew Henry
    Topics: Temptation, Strength


  • "Many a dangerous temptation comes to us in gay, fine colors, that are but skin-deep."

    - Matthew Henry
    Topics: Temptation


  • "Temptations, when we meet them at first, are as the lion that roared upon Samson; but if we overcome them, the next time we see them we shall find a nest of honey within them."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Temptation, Overcoming


  • "Temptations and occasions put nothing into a man, but only draw out what was in him before."

    - John Owen
    Topics: Temptation


  • "Since the Fall in the Garden of Eden, temptation has been a constant, unrelenting part of human life. Men have tried to avoid and resist it with self-inflicted pain to make themselves uncomfortable and presumably humble, or by isolating themselves from other people and from physical comforts. But no person has ever found a place or a circumstance that can make him safe from temptation."

    - John MacArthur
    Topics: Temptation


  • "Watch constantly against those things which are thought to be no temptations. The most poisonous serpents are found where the sweetest flowers grow. Cleopatra was poisoned by an asp that was brought to her in a basket of fair flowers. Sharp-edged tools, long handled, wound at last."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Temptation


  • "When you have overcome one temptation, you must be ready to enter the lists with another. As distrust, in some sense, is the mother of safety, so security is the gate of danger."

    - Thomas Brooks
    Topics: Temptation, Overcoming


  • "Temptation exercises our faith and teaches us to pray."

    - A. B. Simpson
    Topics: Temptation


  • "When Christians find themselves exposed to temptation they should pray to God to uphold them, and when they are tempted they should not be discouraged. It is not a sin to be tempted; the sin is to fall into temptation."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Temptation


  • "The only way to avoid cannon-shot is to fall down. No such way to be freed from temptation as to keep low."

    - Thomas Brooks
    Topics: Temptation



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