Dealing with Temptation -The Lord 1 Cor 10 :13 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO
Dealing with temptation – what the Lord does. The Lord does not expect you to battle temptations by yourself. So, he is present in the fight to keep you from sin if you will look to him to help you. Notice:
He knows what it feels like. Heb 4:15 For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the ____________ of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted ________ as we are, yet ____________ sin.
He is there to help. Heb 2:18 For in that he himself hath _____________ being tempted, he is able to _____________ them that are tempted. This word means “to give assistance to in time of need or distress; to help.”
He has given you his __________. Gal 5:16 Walk in the ___________, and ye shall _____ fulfill the lust of the flesh
He arms you with his _________ and his __________. Eph 6:10-11 [to v.18] Finally, my brethren, be __________ in the Lord, and in the power of his _____________. Put on the whole _________ ___ _______, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. See also Jas 4:7 and 1 Pet 5:6-10, where you must humble yourself to God when you resist the devil.
He makes a way to ____________. 1 Cor 10:13 There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but _____ is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to __________, that ye may be able to bear it.
He’ll keep you clean in the fear of the Lord. Ps 19:9 The fear of the Lord is __________.
He promises a reward. Jas 1:12 Blessed is the man that ______________ temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath _______________ to them that love him.