20 Bible Verses About Temptations

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Today we will be dealing with 20 bible verses about temptations.

When we accepted Jesus as our personal Lord and savior, we promised to serve Him to the end and walk the journey of faith till the end too. But as Christians, temptations will come. Even Jesus was tempted . We were made to understand that we are always being tempted by what we love and value the most. How do we overcome temptation when we are faced with one?

Ask God for help, pray and fast, seek help from someone who Is filled with the holy spirit not your neighbor that can lead you astray .

Let’s remember Jesus, after fasting and praying for many days, because the devil knew He was hungry and tired, the devil tried tempting God with food and to the glory of God, Jesus was able to overcome the temptation.

We are always being tempted by what we needed and what we cant do without. In our christian journey we will be tempted, and the purpose of facing temptation is so that the devil can make us fall and lose the glory God has for us. We pray the devil shall have no power over us and family in Jesus name.

We are more than conquerors through Christ Jesus who loves us. Jesus will always fight our battles for us, when we’re going through a phase we can’t handle ourselves, lets invite God ,He will speedily help us and fight for us.

Below are bible verses that have been collected together to help us understand more what the bible says about temptations.


1. James 1:12-16

Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him. Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God,” for God cannot be tempted with evil, and he himself tempts no one. But each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desire. Then desire when it has conceived gives birth to sin, and sin when it is fully grown brings forth death. Do not be deceived, my beloved brothers.


2. 1 Corinthians 10:13

No temptation 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.


3. Matthew 26:41

Watch and pray that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.


4. Matthew 4:1-8

Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. And the tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.” But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’” Then the devil took him to the holy city and set him on the pinnacle of the temple.


5. Luke 22:46

And he said to them, “Why are you sleeping? Rise and pray that you may not enter into temptation.


6. 1 Timothy 6:9

But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation, into a snare, into many senseless and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction.


7. Luke 4:1-8

And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness for forty days, being tempted by the devil. And he ate nothing during those days. And when they were ended, he was hungry. The devil said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command this stone to become bread.” And Jesus answered him, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone.’” And the devil took him up and showed him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.


8. Hebrews 11:17

By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises was in the act of offering up his only so.


9. Genesis 3:6

So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate, and she also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate.


10. Job 31:5-10

If I have walked with falsehood and my foot has hastened to deceit; (Let me be weighed in a just balance, and let God know my integrity!) if my step has turned aside from the way and my heart has gone after my eyes, and if any spot has stuck to my hands, then let me sow, and another eat, and let what grows for me be rooted out. “If my heart has been enticed toward a woman, and I have lain in wait at my neighbor’s door.


11. Matthew 13:22

As for what was sown among thorns, this is the one who hears the word, but the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and it proves unfruitful.


12. James 1:14

But each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desire.


13. Genesis 4:7

If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door. Its desire is for you, but you must rule over it.


14. Deuteronomy 6:16

You shall not put the Lord your God to the test, as you tested him at Massah.


15. Galatians 4:14

And though my condition was a trial to you, you did not scorn or despise me, but received me as an angel of God, as Christ Jesus.


16. Isaiah 33:15

He who walks righteously and speaks uprightly, who despises the gain of oppressions, who shakes his hands, lest they hold a bribe, who stops his ears from hearing of bloodshed and shuts his eyes from looking on evil.


17. 1 Thessalonians 3:5

For this reason, when I could bear it no longer, I sent to learn about your faith, for fear that somehow the tempter had tempted you and our labor would be in vain.


18. Luke 4:13

And when the devil had ended every temptation, he departed from him until an opportune time.


19. Proverbs 2:16

So you will be delivered from the forbidden woman, from the adulteress with her smooth words


20. 1 Corinthians 7:2

But because of the temptation to sexual immorality, each man should have his own wife and each woman her own husband.

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