'And that sown toward the thorns, this is he who is hearing the word, and the anxiety of this age, and the deceitfulness of the riches, do choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful.
for we have not a chief priest unable to sympathize with our infirmities, but one tempted in all things in like manner -- apart from sin;
Brethren, if a man also may be overtaken in any trespass, you who are spiritual restore such a one in a spirit of meekness, considering thyself -- lest you also may be tempted;
The Lord has known to rescue pious ones out of temptation, and unrighteous ones to a day of judgment, being punished, to keep,
forty days being tempted by the Devil, and he did not eat anything in those days, and they having been ended, he afterward hungered,
Let no one say, being tempted -- 'From God I am tempted,' for God is not tempted of evil, and Himself does tempt no one,
No temptation has taken you -- except human; and God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above what you are able, but He will make, with the temptation, also the outlet, for your being able to bear it.
Watch, and pray, that you may not enter into temptation: the spirit indeed is forward, but the flesh weak.'
knowing that the proof of your faith does work endurance,
'And may You not lead us to temptation, but deliver us from the evil, because Yours is the reign, and the power, and the glory -- to the ages. Amen.
20 And he said -- 'That which is coming out from the man, that does defile the man;
21 for from within, out of the heart of men, the evil reasonings do come forth, adulteries, whoredoms, murders,
22 thefts, covetous desires, wickedness, deceit, arrogance, an evil eye, evil speaking, pride, foolishness;
23 all these evils do come forth from within, and they defile the man.'
Happy the man who does endure temptation, because, becoming approved, he shall receive the crown of the life, which the Lord did promise to those loving Him.