How Can I Tame Temptation? (6 of 12) by Stan Coffey

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How Can I Tame Temptation? (6 of 12)
Series: When We Ask How
Dr. Stan Coffey
1 Corinthians 10:13

I. Refuse To Be Intimidated
II. Request God's Help
III. Refocus Our Attention
IV. Resist The Devil

……..Rejoice with you this morning. Let's pause and go to the Lord in prayer as we begin.

Father, we do want to thank you for the blessing of coming on the Lord 's Day and being with Christian friends, opening your word. We want to thank you for your goodness to us, your goodness to our families, your goodness to us as individuals, and your goodness to us in this church and this class. We pray you will continue to bless the radio ministry provided by this class. We pray Lord that you will lead and direct us in all of our planning regarding that and help us Father to continue to spread your word through the ministry of this class. Guide us now as we study today and may this lesson be exactly what we need. May it help us in our lives today and throughout the coming week especially. In Jesus' name we pray, Amen.

We are in a series on When we ask how and today our question is How can I tame temptation? How can I tame or how can I deal with temptation?

I heard about the Christian who had an appointment downtown and was late for the appointment and so when he got downtown he circled around and around and around and noticed that there was no parking place and finally in desperation he parked his car in a no parking zone.

And he left a note on the car that said, ''Dear Mr. Policemen, I could not find a parking place, I have an appointment that I must make and my boss will be very upset with me if I don't make this appointment.''

Then he put down the verse that we are going to have today, Matthew 6:13. He put down the verse, ''FORGIVE US OUR TREASPASSES'' from our Lord's prayer.

Well, when he got back to his car, he had a ticket on his car and the policeman had written him a note and he said, ''I have circled this block for ten years and my boss is g ...

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