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Though temptation may be extremely enticing, falling to it isn’t automatic. We can’t avoid personal responsibility by claiming, “The devil made me do it!” No, the Bible assures that we are never tempted beyond our abilities to overcome. In fact, it promises that with each temptation, there is a way of escape (1 Cor. 10:13). One of these ways of escape is offered in the Book of James: “Resist the devil, and he will flee from you” (James 4:7).