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1 Questions We All Ask How Do I Resist Temptation?

2 Questions We All Ask How Do I Resist Temptation? It can feel like a tsunami but it IS worthwhile to resist temptation.

3 Questions We All Ask How Do I Resist Temptation? Benefits of resisting temptation:

4 Questions We All Ask How Do I Resist Temptation? How do I resist temptation? Know and use the Word I Corinthians 10: 13 No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it. James 4:7 Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

5 Questions We All Ask How Do I Resist Temptation? Flee and pursue…say NO to this and YES to that 2 Timothy 2:22 Flee the evil desires of youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart. Turn the volume down… up

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7 Questions We All Ask How Do I Resist Temptation? Choose to not engage or indulge. Know your weaknesses and your warning signals. Get good sleep. Ask for support- prayer, mentoring, accountability.

8 Questions We All Ask How Do I Resist Temptation? Questions with Panel

9 Questions We All Ask How Do I Resist Temptation? Ok so we are meant to resist temptation not to have sex outside marriage- how do we do that?

10 Questions We All Ask How Do I Resist Temptation? What if I have had sex already outside of marriage; is it still worth resisting?

11 Questions We All Ask How Do I Resist Temptation? When people at work ask us about sex outside of marriage how can we answer them without Bible bashing?

12 Questions We All Ask How Do I Resist Temptation? Am I saved if I still struggle and fall into sexual sin? 1 Cor. 5:9-11 seems to indicate Im not.

13 Questions We All Ask How Do I Resist Temptation? I have heard all this and done these things before but am losing the battle. What else does the panel suggest?

14 Questions We All Ask How Do I Resist Temptation? Questions we all askWhen someone continues (repentfully) to sin against their Father in heavendoes this translate into a lack of love for their Father? Yes No None of the above

15 Questions We All Ask How Do I Resist Temptation? Do we sometimes steal the bait and avoid the hook, hence we get away with it? Is this what feeds temptation?

16 Questions We All Ask How Do I Resist Temptation? Can you tell us why it is good to have a spiritual partner / friend to be accountable to? i.e. confess your sins to one another daily …

17 Questions We All Ask How Do I Resist Temptation? We are meant to live in Christian community. So whats the role of Christian brothers and sisters in helping each other to not give in to temptation?

18 Questions We All Ask How Do I Resist Temptation? At what point does a thought become sin?

19 Questions We All Ask How Do I Resist Temptation? We know we need to flee but we still do it. E.g. smokingwe know its bad, but we still do it. Whys that?

20 Questions We All Ask How Do I Resist Temptation? I have a work colleague who is a Christian who has been unfaithful and wants to restore things but simply cannot tell his spouse due to the fear it would break her heart. How do you counsel them?


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