Summary: The perils of Temptation and overcoming temptation.
A. The devil is called the “tempter” in the bible. Matt. 4:3; 1 Thess. 3:5
B. Jesus was tempted in this way. Matt. 4:1–11
1. Through His hunger.
2. By his desire to be accepted by man.
3. By the basic human desire to have things.
1. Cravings of Man.
2. Lust of the eyes.
3. The boasting of what he has and does.
II. When tempted, we always have choices.
A. God always provides a way of escape. 1 Cor. 10:13
B. We can resist temptation.
2. Matt. 4:10–11