Real Life Week 3 “Real Life and Temptation”
Real Life and Temptation
What you _______________ determines how you _______________.
Before you __________ anything you have ____________ about what you were about to do.
Real life is full of __________________ but it doesn’t have to be full of ______________.
12 Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.
13 When tempted, no one should say, “God is tempting me.” For God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does he tempt anyone; 14 but each person is tempted when they are dragged away by their own evil desire and enticed. 15 Then, after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, gives birth to death.
16 Don’t be deceived, my dear brothers and sisters. 17 Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. 18 He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created.
- Believe the temptation is an _________________ part of real life.
Temptation is as prevalent as _________________.
__________________ that you will be tempted affects how you _________________ around temptation.
1 Cor. 10:13
13 No temptation[a] has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted[b] beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted,[c] he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.
There is no ____________ temptation.
- Believe that temptation _______________ comes from God.
Since temptations originate from Satan, we can believe that we should _______________ every temptation.
- Believe that temptation is often ____________________.
Each of us has ________ ________ ___________ that can draw us into sin.
Presentation is not a ______________ for Satan.
When I know or believe the weak areas in my life, I take ______________ to minimize the likelihood of sin in those areas.
- Believe that temptation is a __________ thing, pretending to be a ___________ thing, to rob us of the ___________ thing.
God wants to give you the ____________ things. (vs 17) Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows
The best things come through time with ____________ and time with His _________________.
- Believe that resisting temptation brings great _____________.
(vs 12). Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him
Enduring temptation brings great reward to __________ and to _______________.
What you ______________ about temptation determines how you will ______________ around temptation.