The definition of the word temptation is the desire to do something wrong or unwise.
How many times a day do we struggle with thoughts that could lead us to harm?
How many times do we have to say no and how long does it take us to turn around?
Some days it seems as if all the noise from the outside world and sometimes in our own mind pulls us in too many different directions, all at the same time.
How do we know which way to go?
Is it really just a choice between good and bad?
What Else Can We do?
The choice or line drawn between good and bad isn’t always directly in front of us.
Sometimes we have to search for it in the confusion of the moment.
Remember to take that one moment and breathe…just breathe before taking action.
An action that may not be able to be undone.
Remember that others are watching, especially our children. Some are looking to us as christians to lead the way, lead faithfully and in God’s will, not ours.
The Bible Says
And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one.
Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.
The horse is prepared for the day of battle, but deliverance is of the Lord.
Bible Trivia: How many days was Jesus tempted by satan in the wilderness?
(See Mark 1:13) “And He was there in the wilderness forty days, tempted by satan, and was with the wild beasts; and the angels ministered to Him.”
Bible Verse: The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer. 2 Samuel 22:2