Prayer for Overcoming Temptation
Father, I cannot make it alone in this world, I need you every second, every minute, every hour in my life. Continue to walk beside me and mold me as I progress, and strive to become a better, stronger person in You. Guide my actions, my thoughts, my words, my deeds. Allow me not to yield to temptation.
1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Luke 22:40 And when he came to the place, he said to them, “Pray that you may not enter into temptation.”
Yeshua, the battle against temptations is so strong, I struggle at times to fight it. Give me strength, Oh Lord, to walk away from the evil that tries to lure me in. Father, cleanse my mind, body and soul of anything that is not pleasing to You. Help me to follow in the footsteps of Christ and keep pure and holy, for my body is the temple of the Holy Ghost.
Galatians 5:16 But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.
Hebrews 2:18 For because he himself has suffered when tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.
Lead me to the cross, Oh gentle Savior, rid me of myself because I belong to You, in Your presence is where I want to be. Yahweh, lead me to victory as I overcome the battle of sin and become a mighty, righteous warrior for You. In Jesus mighty name I pray, Amen!
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Bible Verses on Overcoming Temptation
Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body. Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, For you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body. 1 Corinthians 6: 18-20
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. 1 Corinthians 10:13
But each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desire. James 1:14
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. James 4:7
So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin. James 4:17Give me strength, Oh Lord, to walk away from the evil that tries to lure me in. Click To Tweet