“Dealing with Temptation” (Part 2)
1 Corinthians 10:13
Everyone struggles with TEMPTATION (1 Corinthians 10:13).
1. How to effectively deal with temptation:
A. Stay close to GOD (James 4:8a; 1 Corinthians 6:19-20).
B. Decide GODLY boundaries in advance.
C. Have an ACCOUNTABILITY partner.
D. Avoid TEMPTATIONS when possible.
E. Turn away from other TEMPTING situations quickly (Genesis 39).
F. Look for a way of ESCAPE (1 Corinthians 10:13).
2. When we yield to temptation:
A. Ask GOD to forgive us (1 John 1:9).
B. Ask OTHERS to forgive us (Matthew 5:23-24).
C. Forgive OURSELVES.
Remember: God will HELP us (1 Corinthians 10:13).