Oscar Wilde wrote “The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it”. Let’s be thankful that he didn’t write the bible otherwise we’d all be up the creek without a paddle.
Thankfully 1 Cor 10:13 lets us know who is firmly in control, There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.
God has given every believer several tools to overcome temptation. This promise provides a way of escape from temptation (1 Tim 6: 11; 2 Tim 2:22)
Your greatest tool against temptation is the Holy Bible (Ps 119:11) Other tools are prayer, fasting, the blood of the Lord Jesus, reckon yourself dead to sin and crucify the flesh.(Mark 9 29; Rom 6:11;Eph 6:10; Heb 9:14; James 4:7;Rev 21:11)
Gen3x – helping you overcome temptation “Hear, O Israel, Ye Approach This Day Unto Battle Against Your Enemies: Let Not Your Hearts Faint, Fear Not, And Do Not Tremble, Neither Be Ye Terrified Because Of Them. ”Deuteronomy 20v3