In Matthew 6:13, we see a prayer that asks God not to lead us into temptation. But in James 1:13, it states that when someone is tempted, don’t say it is God because He doesn’t tempt anyone. Do we have a contradiction here?
Nope…God will never directly lead us into temptation. But in the trials He constructs, you yourself may be tempted. Don’t freak out now…there are some positive aspects of temptation. God uses them in your life:
Read Genesis 3 and review the temptation of Adam and Eve. It wasn’t just something that happened…it happened in stages:
But there are steps out of temptation:
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