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; 31:12; 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.