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Temptation


1. God cannot be the subject of. Jas 1:13.

2. Does not come from God. Jas 1:13.

3. Comes from

a. Lusts. Jas 1:14.

b. Covetousness. Pr 28:20; 1Ti 6:9,10.

4. The devil is the author of. 1Ch 21:1; Mt 4:1; Joh 13:2; 1Th 3:5.

5. Evil associates, the instruments of. Pr 1:10; 7:6; 16:29.

6. Often arises through

a. Poverty. Pr 30:9; Mt 4:2,3.

b. Prosperity. Pr 30:9; Mt 4:8.

c. Worldly glory. Nu 22:17; Da 4:30; 5:2; Mt 4:8.

7. To distrust of God’s providence. Mt 4:3.

8. To presumption. Mt 4:6.

9. To worshipping the god of this world. Mt 4:9.

10. Often strengthened by the perversion of God’s word. Mt 4:6.

11. Permitted as a trial of

a. Faith. 1Pe 1:7; Jas 1:2,3.

b. Disinterestedness. Job 1:9-12.

12. Always conformable to the nature of man. 1Co 10:13.

13. Often ends in sin and perdition. 1Ti 6:9; Jas 1:15.

14. Christ

a. Endured, from the devil. Mr 1:13.

b. Endured, from the wicked. Mt 16:1; 22:18; Lu 10:25.

c. Resisted by the word of God. Mt 4:4,7,10.

d. Overcame. Mt 4:11.

e. Sympathises with those under. Heb 4:15.

f. Is able to help those under. Heb 2:18.

g. Intercedes for his people under. Lu 22:31,32; Joh 17:15.

15. God will not suffer saints to be exposed to, beyond their powers to bear. 1Co 10:13.

16. God will make a way for saints to escape out of. 1Co 10:13.

17. God enables the saints to bear. 1Co 10:13.

18. God knows how to deliver saints out of. 2Pe 2:9.

19. Christ keeps faithful saints from the hour of. Re 3:10.

20. Saints may be in heaviness through. 1Pe 1:6.

21. Saints should

a. Resist, in faith. Eph 6:16; 1Pe 5:9.

b. Watch against. Mt 26:41; 1Pe 5:8.

c. Pray to be kept from. Mt 6:13; 26:41.

d. Not to occasion, to others. Ro 14:13.

e. Restore those overcome by. Ga 6:1.

f. Avoid the way of. Pr 4:14,15.

22. The devil will renew. Lu 4:13.

23. Has strength through the weakness of the flesh. Mt 26:41.

24. Mere professors fall away in time of. Lu 8:13.

25. Blessedness of those who meet and overcome. Jas 1:2-4,12.

26. Exemplified

a. Eve. Ge 3:1,4,5.

b. Joseph. Ge 39:7.

c. Balaam. Nu 22:17.

d. Achan. Jos 7:21.

e. David. 2Sa 11:2.

f. Jeroboam. 1Ki 15:30.

g. Peter. Mr 14:67-71.

h. Paul. 2Co 12:7; Ga 4:14.