We all face difficulties when it comes to overcoming temptation. No one is exempt. Temptation, unlike sin, is not necessarily our enemy. It can and should be a method of growth by which we exercise our abilities to overcome. Although it comes from the very heart of the evil one because he knows if we succumb to it, we may, and he is hopeful we will, surely die in our sins. But make no mistake, his favorite trick is making us believe we are free, while we are still in bondage, telling us we are or can always be forgiven and we need not overcome sin, but just continue in it and ask God for forgiveness…..