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God's Word teaches that every Christian should be prepared for battles with sin. There will never be a time in this life when you will be free from temptation. Satan is a real foe, and we must be prepared for both his subtle, cunning ways and his obvious attempts to defeat and destroy us.
There is a difference, however, between temptation and sin. Temptation is the initial impression to do something contrary to God's will. Even Jesus was not immune to temptation. But temptation becomes sin when you meditate on the impression and develop an unholy desire, which is an emotional sin that may be followed by a mental or physical act of disobedience.
So, how do you avoid temptation? First, surrender yourself to the control of the Holy Spirit, trusting Him to direct and empower you. Second, and more practically speaking, you simply recognize your weakness whenever you are tempted and ask the Lord to lead you away from temptation.
Your View of God Really Matters ...
Ask God to cleanse your mind and thoughts with His blood and to control and empower you with the Holy Spirit so you will not yield to temptation.
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