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45 Bible Verses about Overcoming Temptation
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1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV / 220 helpful votes
No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it. HelpfulNot Helpful

Galatians 5:16 ESV / 116 helpful votes
But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. HelpfulNot Helpful

James 4:7 ESV / 103 helpful votes
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. HelpfulNot Helpful

Hebrews 2:18 ESV / 82 helpful votes
For because he himself has suffered when tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted. HelpfulNot Helpful

he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.1 Corinthians 6:18-20 ESV / 75 helpful votes Flee from sexual immorality. . for him it is sin.. HelpfulNot Helpful . HelpfulNot Helpful Ephesians 6:10-18 ESV / 45 helpful votes Finally. yet without sin. against the authorities. against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. So glorify God in your body. HelpfulNot Helpful 1 John 1:9 ESV / 60 helpful votes If we confess our sins. but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body. but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are. to stand firm. Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you.. against the cosmic powers over this present darkness. having fastened on the belt of truth. Put on the whole armor of God. and having put on the breastplate of righteousness. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body. whom you have from God? You are not your own. HelpfulNot Helpful Hebrews 4:15 ESV / 37 helpful votes For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses. Stand therefore. Therefore take up the whole armor of God. for you were bought with a price. be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. that you may be able to withstand in the evil day. that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. and having done all. HelpfulNot Helpful James 4:17 ESV / 55 helpful votes So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it. HelpfulNot Helpful James 1:14 ESV / 33 helpful votes But each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desire. but against the rulers.

he said to them. we have an advocate with the Father. while another esteems all days alike. HelpfulNot Helpful . and you will find rest for your souls. Each one should be fully convinced in his own mind. Take my yoke upon you. And he will be upheld. . all who labor and are heavy laden.” HelpfulNot Helpful Romans 6:2 ESV / 25 helpful votes By no means! How can we who died to sin still live in it? HelpfulNot Helpful Romans 8:31 ESV / 24 helpful votes What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us. welcome him.” HelpfulNot Helpful Romans 14:1-23 ESV / 23 helpful votes As for the one who is weak in faith. HelpfulNot Helpful Matthew 11:28-30 ESV / 26 helpful votes Come to me. One person believes he may eat anything. “Pray that you may not enter into temptation. But if anyone does sin. One person esteems one day as better than another. while the weak person eats only vegetables. for God has welcomed him. Let not the one who eats despise the one who abstains. and let not the one who abstains pass judgment on the one who eats. and my burden is light.. I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin.. and I will give you rest. Jesus Christ the righteous. For my yoke is easy. and learn from me. for the Lord is able to make him stand. but not to quarrel over opinions.1 John 2:1 ESV / 28 helpful votes My little children. for I am gentle and lowly in heart. who can be against us? HelpfulNot Helpful Luke 22:40 ESV / 24 helpful votes And when he came to the place. Who are you to pass judgment on the servant of another? It is before his own master that he stands or falls.

I reject you from being a priest to me. we deceive ourselves. my beloved brothers. and a poor man in shabby clothing also comes in. the Lord of glory. and the truth is not in us..” or. I also will forget your children. has not God chosen those who are poor in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom. HelpfulNot Helpful James 2:1-26 ESV / 19 helpful votes My brothers.” have you not then made distinctions among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts? Listen. HelpfulNot Helpful Luke 13:24 ESV / 18 helpful votes “Strive to enter through the narrow door.” while you say to the poor man. And since you have forgotten the law of your God. “You sit here in a good place. “You stand over there. HelpfulNot Helpful . “Sit down at my feet.1 John 1:8 ESV / 20 helpful votes If we say we have no sin. will seek to enter and will not be able. that by testing you may discern what is the will of God. I tell you. For many. and if you pay attention to the one who wears the fine clothing and say. because you have rejected knowledge. which he has promised to those who love him? . but deliver us from evil. HelpfulNot Helpful Matthew 6:13 ESV / 19 helpful votes And lead us not into temptation. what is good and acceptable and perfect. show no partiality as you hold the faith in our Lord Jesus Christ. but be transformed by the renewal of your mind. HelpfulNot Helpful Romans 12:2 ESV / 18 helpful votes Do not be conformed to this world. HelpfulNot Helpful Hosea 4:6 ESV / 19 helpful votes My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.. For if a man wearing a gold ring and fine clothing comes into your assembly.

my God. do not receive him into your house or give him any greeting.1 John 5:4 ESV / 17 helpful votes For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. He will cover you with his pinions. But these have no root. and whoever murders will be liable to judgment. HelpfulNot Helpful 1 John 4:1 ESV / 17 helpful votes Beloved. nor the arrow that flies by day. for many false prophets have gone out into the world. HelpfulNot Helpful Luke 8:13 ESV / 15 helpful votes And the ones on the rock are those who. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith. ‘You shall not murder. for whoever greets him takes part in his wicked works. do not believe every spirit.. I will say to the Lord.. “My refuge and my fortress. and in time of testing fall away.’ But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment. receive it with joy. Whoever abides in the teaching has both the Father and the Son. If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching. but test the spirits to see whether they are from God. and whoever says. does not have God. his faithfulness is a shield and buckler. in whom I trust. whoever insults his brother will be liable to the council. and under his wings you will find refuge. . HelpfulNot Helpful Matthew 5:21-22 ESV / 15 helpful votes “You have heard that it was said to those of old.” For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence. when they hear the word. HelpfulNot Helpful Psalm 91:1-16 ESV / 15 helpful votes He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. . ‘You fool!’ will be liable to the hell of fire. You will not fear the terror of the night. they believe for a while. HelpfulNot Helpful 2 John 1:9-11 ESV / 13 helpful votes Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ.

the deceiver of the whole world—he was thrown down to the earth. On that day many will say to me. neither let them be afraid. Lord. But I want you to understand that the head of every man is Christ.. but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. my peace I give to you. that I might not sin against you. Every man who prays or prophesies with his head covered dishonors his head. HelpfulNot Helpful Matthew 7:21-23 ESV / 11 helpful votes “Not everyone who says to me. ‘Lord. that ancient serpent. since it is the same as if her head were shaven. the head of a wife is her husband. Lord. and do many . but we know that when he appears we shall be like him.. .’ will enter the kingdom of heaven. and cast out demons in your name. but every wife who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head. HelpfulNot Helpful Revelation 12:9 ESV / 12 helpful votes And the great dragon was thrown down. who is called the devil and Satan. we are God's children now. because we shall see him as he is. and what we will be has not yet appeared. ‘Lord. HelpfulNot Helpful John 14:27 ESV / 13 helpful votes Peace I leave with you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. and the head of Christ is God. and his angels were thrown down with him. Let not your hearts be troubled. did we not prophesy in your name. as I am of Christ. HelpfulNot Helpful Psalm 119:11 ESV / 13 helpful votes I have stored up your word in my heart.HelpfulNot Helpful 1 John 3:2 ESV / 13 helpful votes Beloved. Now I commend you because you remember me in everything and maintain the traditions even as I delivered them to you. HelpfulNot Helpful 1 Corinthians 11:1-34 ESV / 11 helpful votes Be imitators of me.

And they took as their wives any they chose.mighty works in your name?’ And then will I declare to them. HelpfulNot Helpful 1 Corinthians 15:1-58 ESV / 9 helpful votes Now I would remind you. of the gospel I preached to you. . the sons of God saw that the daughters of man were attractive. For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures.. These were the mighty men who were of old. . and by which you are being saved. for he is flesh: his days shall be 120 years. “Eat and drink!” he says to you. . ‘I never knew you. which you received. the men of renown. “My Spirit shall not abide in man forever. in which you stand. The Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth. that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures. and that every intention of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. everyone whose name has not been written before the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who was slain. you workers of lawlessness. HelpfulNot Helpful Genesis 6:1-22 ESV / 10 helpful votes When man began to multiply on the face of the land and daughters were born to them. but his heart is not with you. if you hold fast to the word I preached to you—unless you believed in vain. then to the twelve. Then the Lord said. brothers.’ HelpfulNot Helpful Matthew 4:1 ESV / 11 helpful votes Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. HelpfulNot Helpful Proverbs 23:7 ESV / 9 helpful votes For he is like one who is inwardly calculating. that he was buried. and also afterward.” The Nephilim were on the earth in those days.. when the sons of God came in to the daughters of man and they bore children to them.. and that he appeared to Cephas.. depart from me. HelpfulNot Helpful Revelation 13:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes And all who dwell on earth will worship it.

firm in your faith. on earth as it is in heaven. that you may obtain a blessing. all of you. let him seek peace and pursue it. bless. and a humble mind. HelpfulNot Helpful Matthew 6:10 ESV / 8 helpful votes Your kingdom come. confirm. the little foxes that spoil the vineyards. be watchful.” . To him be the dominion forever and ever. Amen. HelpfulNot Helpful 1 Peter 3:8-11 ESV / 6 helpful votes Finally. let him keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit. seeking someone to devour. strengthen. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion. knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world. HelpfulNot Helpful Luke 18:27 ESV / 5 helpful votes But he said. sympathy. but on the contrary. for to this you were called. will himself restore. For “Whoever desires to love life and see good days.” HelpfulNot Helpful Song of Solomon 2:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes Catch the foxes for us. And after you have suffered a little while. brotherly love. your will be done. for our vineyards are in blossom. who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ. as though something strange were happening to you. Resist him. that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed. But rejoice insofar as you share Christ's sufferings. HelpfulNot Helpful 1 Peter 5:8-11 ESV / 5 helpful votes Be sober-minded. have unity of mind. the God of all grace. a tender heart. do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you. “What is impossible with men is possible with God. Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling. let him turn away from evil and do good.HelpfulNot Helpful 1 Peter 4:12-13 ESV / 8 helpful votes Beloved. and establish you.