Turn Away Temptation Horton Road Church of Christ February 21, 2010 Twitter hashtag: #hrcc
Temptation is a test of trust
Our deepest desire is usually for ourselves
The three types of temptation Physical needs Power Pride
We need to trust God more than ourselves
Determine your deepest desire
Jesus was led by the Spirit and he followed “ Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in...
Jesus faced temptations common to us all Physical needs (Luke 4:3) Power (Luke 4:5-7) Pride (Luke 4:9-11)
Each time, Jesus displayed that his deepest desire was God “ People do not live on bread alone.” “ Worship the Lord your G...
Rely on the power and presence of the Holy Spirit and the promises of God
Jesus turned away temptation by relying on the power of the Spirit “ Jesus [was] full of the Holy Spirit....” (Luke 4:1)
Jesus turned away temptation by relying on the presence of the Spirit “ [Jesus] was led by the Spirit in the wilderness.” ...
Jesus turned away temptation by relying on the promises of God “ People do not live on bread alone.” “ Worship the Lord yo...
To turn away temptation, determine your desire and proceed by power and promise
Romans 8:38-39 “ I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future...
How to turn away temptation Determine to desire God above all else + Be led by the Spirit + Trust God's promises = Turn aw...
Follow me on Twitter: @JeremyHoover For more information, go to: www.jeremyhoover.com
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Turn Away Temptation

  1. 1. Turn Away Temptation Horton Road Church of Christ February 21, 2010 Twitter hashtag: #hrcc
  2. 2. Temptation is a test of trust
  3. 3. Our deepest desire is usually for ourselves
  4. 4. The three types of temptation Physical needs Power Pride
  5. 5. We need to trust God more than ourselves
  6. 6. Determine your deepest desire
  7. 7. Jesus was led by the Spirit and he followed “ Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness.” (Luke 4:1)
  8. 8. Jesus faced temptations common to us all Physical needs (Luke 4:3) Power (Luke 4:5-7) Pride (Luke 4:9-11)
  9. 9. Each time, Jesus displayed that his deepest desire was God “ People do not live on bread alone.” “ Worship the Lord your God and serve him only.” “ Do not put the Lord your God to the test.” (Luke 4:4, 8, 12)
  10. 10. Rely on the power and presence of the Holy Spirit and the promises of God
  11. 11. Jesus turned away temptation by relying on the power of the Spirit “ Jesus [was] full of the Holy Spirit....” (Luke 4:1)
  12. 12. Jesus turned away temptation by relying on the presence of the Spirit “ [Jesus] was led by the Spirit in the wilderness.” (Luke 4:1)
  13. 13. Jesus turned away temptation by relying on the promises of God “ People do not live on bread alone.” “ Worship the Lord your God and serve him only.” “ Do not put the Lord your God to the test.” (Luke 4:4, 8, 12)
  14. 14. To turn away temptation, determine your desire and proceed by power and promise
  15. 15. Romans 8:38-39 “ I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
  16. 16. How to turn away temptation Determine to desire God above all else + Be led by the Spirit + Trust God's promises = Turn away temptation
  17. 17. Follow me on Twitter: @JeremyHoover For more information, go to: www.jeremyhoover.com

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