Every Christian reflection on sanctification must wrestle with the reality of lingering temptation to sin. More pointedly, every Christian struggles with the reality of temptation, not as an abstract idea but as alluring call to stray from the narrow gospel road of life.
A deepening understanding of the New Testament’s vision for holiness, spiritual conflict, and the resources available in Christ can help believers overcome temptation. This essay examines the New Testament background for overcoming temptation, historical perspectives, and biblical hope for holiness.
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