Friday, September 18, 2009

5 Steps to Avoid Temptation

Temptation is something we all face as Christians, no matter how long we have been following Christ. There are a few practical things, however, that we can do to grow stronger and smarter in our struggle against sin. You can learn how to avoid temptation by practicing these five steps.

Here's How:

Step 1: Recognize your tendency toward sin.

James 1:14 - explains that we are tempted when we become enticed by our own natural desires. The first step toward avoiding temptation, is recognizing our human tendency to be tempted by our own fleshly desires. Temptation is a given, so don't be surprised by it. Rather, expect to be tempted. Be prepared for it.

James 1:14 (New King James Version)
14 But each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own desires and enticed.

Stay tuned for Step 2

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