Noah preached for 120 years and knew what it was to resist temptation, but eventually it knocked him off his feet.
1. C. S. Lewis, "A silly idea is current, that good people do not know, what temptation means. This is an obvious lie. Only those, who try to resist temptation, know how strong it is.
After all, you find out, the strength of a wind, by trying to walk against it, not by lying down. A