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Temptation

A Christian Poem about the struggles of temptation
Christian Poem on overcoming temptation by God's love and grace


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Temptation


Lord, I need your help
When daily I am faced
With temptation to do what's wrong,
Lord, I need your loving grace


I feel so very desperate
And I try to do my best,
Why can't I be stronger, Lord,
And rise above the flesh?


All the power that I need,
Your Holy Spirit provides
I need to keep my trust in you
And my flesh, I must deny


He knows just how we feel
When temptation comes to us
And provides a way of escape
When we have had enough


We must trust to Him each day
That He'll be with us all,
So we may bear up under it
And be stronger in the Lord.

© By M.S.Lowndes


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