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Tempt, Temptation

See also Agency; Devil; Endure

A test of a person’s ability to choose good instead of evil; an enticement to sin and follow Satan instead of God.

  • Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil:Matt. 6:13; ( 3 Ne. 13:12; )
  • God will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able to bear:1 Cor. 10:13;
  • Christ was tempted like as we are:Heb. 4:14–15;
  • Blessed is the man that endureth temptation:James 1:12–14;
  • The temptations of the adversary cannot overpower those who hearken unto the word of God:1 Ne. 15:24; ( Hel. 5:12; )
  • Man could not act for himself save he was enticed by the one or the other:2 Ne. 2:11–16;
  • Watch and pray continually, that ye may not be tempted above that which ye can bear:Alma 13:28;
  • Teach them to withstand every temptation of the devil, with their faith on the Lord Jesus Christ:Alma 37:33;
  • Pray always lest ye enter into temptation:3 Ne. 18:15, 18; ( D&C 20:33; D&C 31:12; D&C 61:39; )
  • Beware of pride, lest thou shouldst enter into temptation:D&C 23:1;
  • Adam became subject to the will of the devil because he yielded to temptation:D&C 29:39–40;
  • I was left to all kinds of temptations:JS—H 1:28;