Temptations Affect Us All …

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Temptations Affect Us All …

Jesus was tempted. In Matthew, it says that he faced 3 big temptations. We can certainly understand temptations – it seems not a day goes by when we’re not tempted to do something we know is wrong.

When facing temptations, that is one of the few times that I roll my eyes at someone who asks, What Would Jesus Do, and I roll my eyes because I’m not Jesus. I don’t have the ability to fight temptations with the ease it seems Jesus did.

But in all 3 cases of the temptations recorded in Matthew, Jesus faced them by leaning on scripture. That’s something I can do! Knowing the Bible and leaning on God’s word not only helps me stand up against temptations, it better equips me for life!

Your word is a lamp for my feet,
a light on my path.
Psalm 119:105

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