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Responding to Temptation

The Bible says that when we are tempted to do wrong, God will provide a way out so that we can avoid it.  That is an encouraging promise, but does that really mean that every time — or just some of the time?

I think it is every time — really, I do.

The challenge is to be able to recognize the alternative and then to go down that path as soon as we see it.  So, in anticipation of this, I ask God to give me the eyes to see the way out that he will provide — and then to have the will to take it.

In that way, with his help, we can stand up under the temptation — just as the Bible promises.

[1 Corinthians 12:13]

By Peter DeHaan

Wordsmith Peter DeHaan shares his passion for life and faith through words. Peter DeHaan’s website (http://peterdehaan.com) contains information and links to his blogs, newsletter, and social media pages.

Peter DeHaan is the president of Peter DeHaan Publishing, Inc., (http://peterdehaanpublishing.com) the publisher and editor of Connections Magazine and AnswerStat, and editor of Article Weekly.