1– Inevitable -
"Jesus said to his disciples: "Things that cause people to sin are bound to come, but woe to that person through whom they come." -Luke 17:12– Not from God
"When tempted, no one should say, "God is tempting me." For God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does he tempt anyone"-James 1:133– Individual’s responsibility
"but each one is tempted when, by his own evil desire, he is dragged away and enticed." -James 1:144 – Being tempted isn’t sinful, entertaining it is.
"he was in the desert forty days, being tempted by Satan." - Mark 1:13We can also know that:
- Our temptations are not unique - 1 Cor 10:13
- God knows my limits. He is not unaware of the situation. - 1 Cor 10:14