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2846. This petition goes to the root of the preceding one, for our sins result from our consenting to temptation; we therefore ask our Father not to “lead” us into temptation. It is difficult to translate the Greek verb used by a single English word: the Greek means both “do not allow us to enter into temptation” and “do not let us yield to temptation.”150“God cannot be tempted by evil and he himself tempts no one”;151on the contrary, he wants to set us free from evil. We ask him not to allow us to take the way that leads to sin. We are engaged in the battle “between flesh and spirit”; this petition implores the Spirit of discernment and strength.


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

438. What importance does the Church give to the Decalogue?

27. What does it mean in practice for a person to believe in God?

83. In what sense is Jesus the Only Begotten Son of God?

387. What is hope?

41. In what way is God the truth?

545. Why is our prayer efficacious?

345. What is required when one of the spouses is not a Catholic?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What does Wisdom 8:7 teach us about wisdom as a source of virtue and honor?

What is the story of the healing of the bleeding woman in Mark 5:25-34?

What is the role of divine providence in the lives of the faithful? Can we find examples of this in the book of Tobias?

What was the religious reform implemented by King Hezekiah and how did it impact the history of Judah?

The Holiness of the Priesthood: How does the law of priestly holiness in the book of Numbers teach us about the importance of purity and dedication in the worship of God? (Numbers 18:1-7)

What does God’s sovereignty over human history mean, as described in Zephaniah 1:15?

What is the importance of faith in the healing of blind Bartimaeus, described in Matthew 20:29-34?