Most Christians, by default, view temptation as a bad thing. An annoyance, a problem, or even a terrible affliction.
It seems to be natural for us to wish that temptation would just go away and disappear forever. Then we wouldn’t have to worry about it.
The fact is, that’s not going to happen any time soon. And we’re better off changing our own thinking, rather than sitting around wishing for our circumstances to change.
So let’s ask a weird question:
Is temptation necessarily a bad thing?
In my latest video, I shed some light on a radically different way to view temptation. This viewpoint is the reason I often look forward to confronting temptation, instead of dreading it.
I recognize this is an odd topic, and I’d love to hear what you think about it. Let me know your take in the comments, on social media, or email: