Wisdom and ‘The Lord’s Prayer’ VII

“And lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil”

Temptation is a basic part of our human story.

Who hasn’t thought, “hmmm… I really shouldn’t but….”

How many lives have been wrecked?

How many opportunities blown?

How many mistakes irreversible?

Temptation may be fun, exotic, exhilarating… to those who haven’t yet fallen for it, or those who haven’t yet been caught.

But for those who have… they all pray:

“lead me not into temptation but deliver me from evil