Don’t swing at temptation


James 1:13-15: Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am tempted by God”; for God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does He Himself tempt anyone. But each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own desires and enticed. Then, when desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, brings forth death.


Discuss / describe one temptation that you seem to always get stung by and what makes it so easy to get tripped up by it.


Dear Lord, I know that I know You do not tempt me, and I give in to temptation when I listen to my own desires and try to fulfill them; and that will “give birth to sin.” Please reveal the desires that I am not allowing you to fulfill. In Jesus’ name, amen.


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