Resisting Temptation 

No temptation (or obstacle) has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it. 1 Corinthians 10:13 (ESV) 

Acting without faith is never good, just as faith without action is never good. We are saved by our faith through the grace, and grace alone, of God. 

As we have more faith, we have the potential for more action, and sometimes in acting out our faith we can and will be tested, but persevere in the strength that you have through the Holy Spirit within you. 

It is comforting to know that the temptations we face on a daily basis today are no different than what the believers in the early church encountered and endured. 

We can also be assured that as we persevere in the Lord, He will be there to help us overcome and be victorious in Him. 

“Temptation may even be a blessing to a man when it reveals to him his weakness and drives him to the almighty Savior. Do not be surprised, then, dear child of God, if you are tempted at every step of your earthly journey, and almost beyond endurance; but you will not be tempted beyond what you are able to bear, and with every temptation there will be a way of escape.” - F.B. Meyer

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