Hire
Writers
Editors
Home Read What's New Join
Faith
Writers
Forum
My Account Login
Shop
Save
Support
Book
Store
Learn
About
Jesus
  

Read Our Devotional             2016 Opportunities to be Published             Detailed Navigation

The HOME for Christian writers! The Home for Christian Writers!




 
Devotionals PLEASE ENCOURAGE
AUTHOR BY COMMENTING


  LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE AS A MEMBER OR ANONYMOUSLY
  SEND A PRIVATE MESSAGE
  HIRE THIS WRITER
REPORT ARTICLE

 TRACK THIS AUTHOR ADD TO MY FAVORITES
corner
What's New
 
corner
 
Attaining Glory Through Temptations
by Stephen A. Peterson
07/10/14
For Sale
Author requests article critique


  Mail
 






Attaining Glory Through Temptation
© 2014

by


Stephen A. Peterson
Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.

James 1:12 (NIV)


“Attaining glory through temptation! What?” most would respond. Some of us forget that Jesus was tempted but did not fall to human weakness.

Humanity is equated to weakness—some of us more than others, but there is frailty in every living person. This indicates each and every person must vigilant against temptation. When faced with temptation and one overcomes it, it makes that person stronger. If it is not dealt with successfully, that person is made weaker and much more susceptible to more serious, damaging temptations.

Every temptation presents an opportunity to acquire strength, character, and virtue—if one prevails. If there are no temptations in the world, there could be no attainment through testing and there could be no legitimate claim to virtue. It is without question, those who successfully struggle with temptations and conquer what tempts them are stronger, usually wiser and a valuable example to us all. He/She is a conqueror to be admired.

Prayer:

Almighty Father, I am unable to stand alone in this world against the temptations that attack me all day long every day. Be with me when temptations come. Walk with me, protect me, strengthen me to make me a better person. Guide my thoughts, words, deeds and actions, O my God! These things I humbly pray. Amen.


PLEASE ENCOURAGE AUTHOR BY COMMENTING
LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE AS A MEMBER OR ANONYMOUSLY

Read more articles by Stephen A. Peterson or search for other articles by topic below.




Read more by clicking on a link:
Free Reprints
Main Site Articles
Most Read Articles
Highly Acclaimed Challenge Articles.
New Release Christian Books for Free for a Simple Review.

NEW - Surprise Me With an Article - Click here for a random URL


God is Not Against You - He Came on an All Out Rescue Mission to Save You


...in Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them... 2 Cor 5:19

Therefore, my friends, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you. Acts 13:38

LEARN & TRUST JESUS HERE

The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.
 
corner
Corner
This article has been read 165 times     < Previous | Next >


Member Comments
Member Date




TRUST JESUS TODAY











Free Audio Bible
500 Plus Languages
Faith Comes By Hearing.com