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Temptation – James 1:13-15

Temptation: being attracted or enticed to pursue some course of action or thought. Generally we use it in a negative way; being enticed to do something that we should not do.  Temptation takes many guises and forms; but one constant is that we all experience it.  We even see Jesus tempted in the wilderness after his baptism, and the author of Hebrews tells us that Jesus was tempted in all the ways that we are. James has something to say about temptation that I believe is worth paying attention to. When tempted, no one should say, “God is tempting me.” For God …

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