What Every Christian Ought to Know About Handling Temptation (Special thanks to Adrian Roger's book "What Every Christian Ought to Know") James 1:13-15, 4:4-7; 1 Cor. 10:12-13; Heb. 4:15
OPEN IT What is harder for you? Avoiding food or drink that you like, but shouldn’t have? Avoiding hanging with certain people? Spending too much time on various entertainments? EXAMINE IT
Knowing our enemies and where and how they attack will help us in the battle!
ATTACKER ARENA ARSENAL The World (1 Jn. 2:15) Soul Faith (1 Jn. 5:4-5) The Flesh (Gal.5:19-21) Body Flight (2 Tim. 2:22) The Devil (Eph. 6:12) Spirit Fight (James 4:7) APPLY IT What can we do to increase our faith and therefore better handle the world’s temptations? What might help us flee more quickly and in the right direction, therefore handling the temptations of the flesh better? How can we be better armed in our fight against the devil and his crowd?