Text: 1 Corinthians 10:13,Hebrews 2:18
Everyone is tempted. But there are some factors that make some people more prone to temptations than others;
1. Idleness: A vacant mind invites dangerous inmates, as a deserted house tempts wandering outcasts to enter and take up their abode in its desolate apartments. Although temptations come to all at
different times, idle people have more temptations than industrious people. It is said that ‘some temptations come to the industrious but all temptations attack the idle’. Another saying goes thus: ‘He that labours is tempted by one devil; he that is idle, by a thousand’.
2. Exaggerated desire for some personal needs (James1:14, ,Genesis 30:1)
Some inordinate affection may be used of the devil to bring some temptation. Uncontrolled desire to have children by all means or the search for healing, no matter where, can become a source of irresistible temptation.
3. Careless and mindless pursuit of riches1 Timothy 6:9,10
 The scriptures says  “they that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare”  The love of money and the mad rush to acquire property are poisonous baits of temptation that destroy many.
4. Impatience to have a life partner Judges 14:3
If you have waited thus far for the best in Marriage, you should wait until your testimonies arrive. You can be tempted to accept whosoever comes: born again or not if impatience sets in
5. Unchecked tendency to please men and be like the world 1Samuel 8:5
We are not to walk as gentiles. If you want to please them and do things like them you will be tempted to compromise your Christian standard
6. Pressure and unreasonable influence of intimate relatives and friends Job 2:9.The wife of Job tempted him to curse God!You must not give in to pressures from spouse,parents,friends or relatives.They may advice you to go to herbalists(note that some herbalist carry Bible nowadays!) for help;don’t listen to them
7. Discouragement Jeremiah 20:7-9
8. Lust of the flesh: (Numbers 11:4-6) Make no mistake about it, the conflict with your flesh is one of the most hostile wars you will fight as a Believer. As long as you live in the earth realm, you will have to battle with your body daily. Left unchecked, your flesh will run buck wild! Examples are the desire to watch pornography, commit adultery, become lazy, overeat, appetite for alcohol, cigarettes etc

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