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How to Resist Temptation
by F.J. Remler
Learn ways to fight temptations. This book teaches you to recognize the elements of temptation and be on guard against its often unrecognized causes. Fr. Remler even explains how you can benefit from temptation and learn from others as you fight against it.
Paperback, 146 pages
Published October 15th 2001 by Sophia Institute Press
(first published October 2001)
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There's an awful lot of profound content in this little book. The will may precede the intellect, nevertheless, I feel that Fr. Remler's intellectual approach here does help a lot in resisting temptation. For example, he explains to not merely concentrate on avoiding sinning but on avoiding occasions of sin in the first place. Also I really enjoyed how he explained the benefits of being tempted. That's how you prove your love for God, and also, that's how you gain merit in heaven. A person who ...more
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“Those who are truly humble will never presume to judge and condemn others, even when they see them committing very serious wrongs. They will say to themselves, “Who knows how much more grievously I would sin if I were exposed to the same temptations as these persons?” or, “Who can tell how much better these persons would be than I am if they had received from God the graces that have been granted to me?”More quotes…