I CAN DO ALL THINGS THROUGH CHRIST WHO STRENGTHENS ME
Jesus faced every temptation by quoting Scripture he had memorized. (See Matthew 4:1-11) Here are eight key verses for you to memorize and be prepare for the inevitable battle with the devil’s temptations.
LUST – Flee from sexual immorality. … your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit … You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your body. – 1 CORINTHIANS 6: 18, 19, 20
ANGER – Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. – EPHESIANS 4:29
GREED – I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. The Lord is my shepherd, I have all I need – PHILIPPIANS 4:12; PSALM 23:1
ENVY – put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires;to be made new in the attitude of your minds;and to put on the new self, created to be like God in true righteousness and holiness. – EPHESIANS 4:22b-24
PRIDE – Pride goes before destruction… In humility consider others better than yourselves. Look not only for your own interest but for the interests of others. – PROVERBS 16:18; PHILIPPIANS 2:4
GLUTTONY – your body is the temples of the Holy Spirit … You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your body.
– 1 CORINTHIANS 6:19, 20
LAZINESS – Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart as for the Lord, not for men. – COLOSSIANS 3:22