Proverbs about Temptation
Passage: Proverbs 4:20–5:14
Throughout Proverbs, the father is speaking to his son and warning him of the temptations that will pull at him. Proverbs 4:20-27 speaks to the steps of vigilance that his son should employ. Proverbs 5:1-14 fast forwards to the end of a young man's life who didn't heed the counsel of his teachers. We live in a time where we are bombarded with temptations. How are we to withstand them and steer clear of paths that will cost us our lives?
1) Characteristics of Temptation
2) Our Tendency Toward Temptation
3) God's Way of Escape from Temptation