He who received seed among thorns is he who hears the message, but the care of the world and the deceitfulness of wealth choke the message and it becomes fruitless.
For we have not a high priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, for he has been tempted in every way just as we are, yet without sin.
BRETHREN, if a man is surprised in some sin, you who are spiritual are to restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness, each looking out for himself to avoid being tempted.
the Lord knows how to rescue the pious from trial and how to keep the wicked under punishment for the day of judgment,
forty days while being tempted by the Devil. During those days he ate nothing, and when they were ended he was hungry.
No one must say when tempted, "My temptation comes from God." For God cannot be tempted by evil, and he tempts no one.
No trial has taken you but what belongs to human nature. God is faithful and he will not let you be tried beyond your power, but will make, with the trial, a way of escape so that you can endure it.
Watch and pray so as not to enter into temptation. Your spirit is eager, but your flesh is weak."
since you know that the testing of your faith brings out endurance.
And bring us not into trial, But save us from evil.'
20 "But," he said, "what comes out of a man is what defiles him;
21 for from within, out of the hearts of men, come evil thoughts, unchastities, thefts, murders,
22 adulteries, lusts, wickednesses, deceit, sensuality, an evil eye, slander, arrogance, recklessness \'97
23 all these had things come out from within, and they defile the man."
Blessed is the man who endures trial, for when he has been tested he will gain the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love him.