James 1:13-18 “How to Overcome Temptation” 

Questions for groups


  • Read James 1:13-18

  • What was something from the sermon that peaked your interest or caught your attention?

  • Would you agree or disagree that we live in a culture of “blame”? Why or why not?

  • Read 1 Corinthians 10:13: How should the “commonality of temptation” influence our transparency as brothers and sisters in Christ?

  • “Sin is not an isolated event, but a process.” What were the four stages in the process, and at what point does it become sin?

  • Temptation is typically a combination of our desires + opportunities that we create to gratify them. If that is true, what are some practical ways we can remove opportunities?

  • “What you cover up, God will uncover.” What do you think about this statement? How have you seen this to be true in your own life?

  • Why and how should we rely on Jesus as we face temptations?