7 Ways To Overcome Temptation

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I get so many people asking me "what is the best way as a Young Adult to fight Temptation". Check out these 7 steps to overcoming temptation 


1.  Identify my top temptation(s). Hosea 4:6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. 

- Knowing what you struggle with is half the battle

- What you don’t know wont hurt you, but it could actually kill you

 

2.  Where am I when I fall. David And Bathsheba, Sampson and Delilah 

- Your physical position will effect your spiritual condition

 

3.  Share your temptation with someone who can help you. James 5:16 Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.

- Friends don’t let friends stay in sin

 

4.  Resist your temptation. James 4:7 Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. 

- Hebrews 12: 4 You have not yet resisted to bloodshed, striving against sin. 

 

5.  Memorize scripture. Psalm 119:11 Your word I have hidden in my heart, that I might not sin against You. 

- Isaiah 59:19 When the enemy comes in like a flood, The Spirit of the LORD will lift up a standard against him. 

- The word will keep you when you don’t wanna be keep.

 

6.  Fast and Pray.

Matthew 17:21 However, this kind does not go out except by prayer and fasting.

 

7.  Worship. 

- It is impossible for the enemy to attack your mind when it is consumed by worship

 

O.Green