Ugh! There are donuts in the break room today. And not just any donuts, but Krispy Kreme!!😱😬😣
Can you imagine what that does to someone like me that struggles so hard with food temptations?
With me it is not just a matter of will power. I have shared my issues with all of you. I have been enslaved by food. It has been and continues to be a great temptation for me.
Lucky for me I don't have to go into the break room. I can eat my lunch at my desk.
So if I go in there, it is because I choose to.
Today I choose not to.
Today I will avoid the break room.
I will eat at my desk.
It is hard to go past there to the restroom or kitchen without lifting the box lid. But if I lift the lid then what?
I have to fight off every temptation. I cannot "flirt" with the donut box.
Being tempted is not sin because even Jesus was tempted.
God does not do the tempting but He allows the tempting.
But God does provide a way out of temptation. Always. And He will give you the strength to fight off any temptation.
“No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.”
1 Corinthians 10:13 ESV