The Mud, Muck, Mire, Muddlement, and Quicksand of Temptation
What is the most powerful temptation that you face in your life today?
What is the thing that really gets to you – that gets at you – that grabs your attention – that catches your heart and mind?
What unguarded thoughts pull you in a wrong direction?
What are your personal potential areas of temptation? (Are you being honest with yourself?)
What are your personal potential areas of weakness? (Are you being honest with yourself?)
What is it that leaves you living in the guilt and shame of disobedience?
What are your personal potential times of temptation? (Are you being honest with yourself?)
Are you working to remove yourself from the area, person or situation of your temptation?
Are you taking responsibility for your defense?
Do you need to be accountable to someone else in order to find help?
Are you taking responsibility for your offense? Are you (have you) put on the full armour of God?
Are you really resisting?
Are you ‘running away’ or ‘running to’ your temptation?
Are you praying?
Are you reading the Bible?
Are you able to find other good and positive distractions?
Are you deceived to think that temptation don’t exist or will never come?
Are you drifting so far as to make your temptations a battle of choice, instead of ‘having made the choice’ before hand?
Are you seriously considering the consequences of your choice – on your life, your walk with God, and the lives of others?
Is God really in the picture of your life and temptations?