Did you know you already have victory through Christ over temptations?
If you often give in into temptation, don’t despair because you’re only human. We all are, simply human beings who are made of flesh and blood with no power of our own. We can’t fight the devil in our strength but we can overcome his tactics by the word of God spoken out loud over us.
because he is way too smart and he’s been at his job for several thousands of years before we were ever born. but this is down to the lustful desires of our hearts. We are enticed and drawn away into committing lustful sins. As James explains it; “Temptation comes from our own desires, which entice us and drag us away” (James 1:14 NLT).
Jesus was pure in heart, however, even though he was tempted by the devil., he had no sin (2 Corinthians 5:21). He was God on earth and God does not have lustful desires. He was not a sinner otherwise he could not have overcome the devil’s temptations. He was the righteous man made a sinner for us so that we can be the righteousness of God.
First, he was tempted so that the works of the devil could be exposed; “the devil always tempts people not God” (James 1:13). Jesus wanted us to understand what it’s like to be tempted because he himself was also tempted. Secondly, He wanted to make us aware that temptations will come our way in life, so we must be prepared for them.
Furthermore, Jesus combated the battle against temptation and won, so we now know that we also can have victory over temptations (John 16:33). The battle is already won, all we have to do is claim it!Continue reading “Claim Your Victory Over Temptations with Biblical Declarations.”