When your heart starts pounding, and your breathing quickens, your body is confirming your mind's greatest fear, danger. An innocent trigger can incorrectly set the fear factor in motion. Reverse it. Breathe deeply and give yourself a good talking to. A boost of oxygen and clear instructions will calm you, body and mind.
Now you understand how the body and mind works together with outside factors to entice you. You know the 10 traps you must avoid and how to resist temptation. Add something else. Pray for the strength to overcome temptation and give thanks to God for His glorious creation.
No temptation has seized you except what is common to man. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can stand up under it. -Corinthians 10:13
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