6253 temptation, avoiding causing

6253 temptation, avoiding causing

Any behaviour which might cause others to do wrong is to be avoided.

Warnings not to cause temptation

Lk 17:1

Special care is needed to avoid tempting those whose faith is young

Mt 18:6 See also Mk 9:42; Lk 17:2

Temptation is linked to passing judgment on others

Ro 14:13

Allowance must be made to avoid causing temptation to those whose faith is weak

Ro 14:15,21

Avoiding causing temptation by exercising Christian freedom responsibly

1Co 8:9-13

Examples of causing temptation

Nu 25:1-2; Pr 16:29 See also Hab 2:15; Mt 18:6

Examples of restraining sin or temptation

Ge 37:21-22; Ac 20:28-31; Eph 6:10-13; Heb 12:1-3; 1Pe 5:8-9; 1Jn 3:7

See also

5897judging others
6030sin, avoidance
6206offence

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