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Temptation: Why does God Allow it?

December 26, 2013 by  
Filed under Fr. Fortea, Spiritual Warfare, Temptation

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Father Fortea, why does God allow temptation? If God does not want us to sin, why does He allow temptation at all? We have the answer in the verse that says, “Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness” (Jas 1:2). Without temptation, there would be no opportunity for us to grow in virtue every time we successfully... Read More

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