Overcoming Temptation

I love the title of this group: "I Want to Be a Better Christian." It's what every Christian
should strive to be. My pastor once told me that if you're not moving forward you're moving backward, and that has proven to be so true in my life.
Lately overcoming tempations has been how I have been striving to be a better Christian: putting God's will above my own selfish, evil, desires. It's much easier to think of that in a general sense, letting it go in one ear and out the other, but it becomes like a whole new piece of advice when you are faced with a very specific choice. In my temptation, it has been something that I feel the enemy using against me- planting that idea or desire in my head. However, God has given me the power to overcome it. Then I think
GlowBiG GlowBiG
18-21, F
3 Responses May 9, 2012

If I could get to the point where i truly have a reverencial fear of God ,If i could give up my own will in time of temptation,when my want to be the winner would die crucified with christ on the cross .If i could say say not my will but thy will be done . I will be able to overcome.

Thank you I will totally look into it.:) I wonder if it's available at the library?