And it all begins with "T." Temptation. In the time it takes tobuy a ticket on the temptation railroad, "don't go there,"becomes "been there, done that." Then you find that whileyou enjoyed the scenery, you forgot to get the t-shirt, so youhop back on and you're halfway 'round the bend before yourealize you boarded. Donuts anyone? Temptation is like an eating disorder of the soul. Want . . .need . . . eat . . . throw up, and wallow in the misery of purging and swear you will never do it again. Wait . . .is
a donut?Who put that donut out there?And then . . . who are you to tell me that I cannot have adonut.And . . . how dare you judge me. All I had was a measlydonut. It wasn't even that good.I deserved a donut. I needed a donut. But I definitely havebeen satisfied now and I will never ever eat another donut.Why in the world did I eat
donut? Then . . . well, it was
a donut. Yes, I should have knownbetter, but this donut was different. Now that I know . . . Iwon't eat any more donuts.Wait . . . is
a donut?Okay . . . I guess I'm just one of those persons who is madeto eat donuts. I can't help it. It's just who I am.No you're not. Yes you can. No, it's not.
No temptation has seized you except what is common toman. And God is faithful; He will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, He