1 • THE PURPOSE OF TEMPTATION: God has a purpose in temptation and so does
Satan. Knowing what's going on in the time of trial helps us to overcome.
2 • THE GREATEST TEMPTATION OF ALL: The story of Achan, in the book of
Joshua, is a textbook anatomy of temptation. Achan, whose name means
“trouble” troubled Israel, his family and himself until he was exposed and dealt
with. We must deal with the “Achan” inside of us as well.
3 • LEAD US NOT INTO TEMPTATION: Jesus said, “Satan comes and he has
nothing in me”. We can also be victorious over temptation as we follow Jesus'