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Temptations Of The Flesh

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    Heavenly Father, in the quiet of this moment, I come before You recognizing my weakness and the constant battle with the flesh. The desires often wage war against the spirit, leading me into temptations that draw me away from Your will.

    In this struggle, I acknowledge that I cannot prevail by my own strength. I need Your divine strength and guidance to overcome the inclinations of the flesh that stand in opposition to Your righteousness.

    Grant me the wisdom to recognize the snares of temptation and the courage to flee from them. Fill me with Your Holy Spirit, empowering me to live a life that is pleasing and honorable to You.

    Galatians 6:8- For he who sows to his flesh will of the flesh reap corruption, but he who sows to the Spirit will of the Spirit reap everlasting life.

    1 Corinthians 10:13 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.

    A Heart Aligned With God’s Will

    Oh Lord, align my heart with Your will, that my desires may reflect Your desires for my life. Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.

    Help me to hunger and thirst for righteousness, finding my satisfaction not in the pleasures of the flesh but in the fulfillment of Your commands and the pursuit of Your kingdom.

    Let Your Word be a lamp to my feet and a light to my path, guiding me in the way of purity and holiness. Teach me to daily crucify the flesh with its passions and desires, embracing the freedom and life that come from walking in the Spirit.

    Psalm 51:10 Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.

    Psalm 119:105 Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.

    Prayer For Endurance And Perseverance

    Grant me endurance and perseverance, O Lord. When faced with trials and temptations, remind me of Your promise that You will provide a way out so that I can stand up under it.

    Help me to remain steadfast, keeping my eyes fixed on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who endured the cross for the joy set before Him.

    Strengthen me with Your might, that I may resist the temptations of the flesh and live in victory. May my life bear witness to the transforming power of Your grace and the fruit of the Spirit that grows from a life surrendered to You.

    1 Corinthians 10:13 No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.

    Hebrews 12:1-2 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith.

    Overcoming Lust Of The Flesh

    Lord Almighty, I admit to you that my flesh is much stronger at times and I allow the enemy to win. But Lord, I ask you for strength and wisdom to defeat the enemy the next time he comes with tricks.

    My God, I know I can do all things though Christ who strengthens me. So send the Holy Spirit to help me stay strong in Your Word. Help me to fix my eyes on you, Lord, and to seek your kingdom above all else.

    May your Spirit guide and strengthen me as I strive to live a life pleasing to you. In the mighty name of Christ, I pray, Amen!!!!

    Galatians 5:16 – I say then: Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh.

    Matthew 26:41 Watch and pray that you may not enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

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    1. I ask that God help us turn away from the sinful nature of our hearts and minds and meditate on things that partain His will.

    2. I ask ye to pray for me, to over come lust and masturbation, in the name of our lord Jesus Christ, amen

    3. I am soon to become married. Could you please pray for my husband and I to, keep our minds and hearts as well as thought in tuned into the spirit and not on the fleshly desires that comes with life. We want to be strong and connected to god and also do our best to turn the other cheek to our flesh.
      Thank you.