Rick Warren – How To Overcome Persistent Temptations

How Do We Overcome Those Persistent Temptations? Rick Warren Shares a Secret

In this video, Pastor Rick Warren talks about why we often “get it wrong” when it comes to key areas of our lives.

Rick Warren - Overcoming Temptation
Rick Warren – Overcoming Temptation

He says repentance is the act of changing our minds. So, we need to re-think lots of areas including…

  • God
  • Ourselves
  • Sin
  • and lastly, temptation.

“Rethink” Your Temptation

We often get stuck in the same pattern when we’re tempted: good intentions, failure, and guilt.

Maybe there are areas of your life you have habitually stumbled in, and you’re wondering how to get out of this cycle.

In this message, Pastor Rick Warren & Tom Holladay tells us the key to overcoming temptation is not to resist it, but to rethink how you actually see temptation.

Four Steps of Temptation

Temptation patterns go through four steps. Pastor Warren clarifies each of these in the presentation.

Watch the video and then comment if you found it helpful. Thanks for stopping in!

Continue the conversation online with Saddleback Church online community throughout the week during live services and weekly small groups.

Be sure and watch other Christian messages by Pastor Rick Warren in the Rethinking Your Life.

23 Replies to “Rick Warren – How To Overcome Persistent Temptations”

  1. Thanks Rick I needed this. Can you come talk in Houston? I’m sure Jeremy foster would host you?

  2. 🤔 the word is complete …to fulfill a happy and fulfilling life….yes …while your focused having seen all my activity and truths ….on reality….your hope my friend …that word in your hands is enough 🍵

  3. If our desire to truly amend into this world we experience….to truly jump forward in the obviously evolving and dangerous world….we must use academics….and the most up to date and leading research on success and leadership ….this is for these leaders teaching perspective….not your flocks

  4. Thank you, Paster Rick and Tom! Btw, Pastor Rick looks tired in this video compared to the previous one from last week 🙁 I hope he has enough time to rest to stay healthy! God bless you!

  5. THIS is Christianity. Helping believers successfully maneuver through this life. Hallelujah🙌🏻
    “Remember ye not the former things, neither consider the things of old.
    Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.”
    ‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭43:18-19

    1. Saddleback has some great sermons 🙌
      I hope to be used by God to do some great things too

  6. Thank you Rev.Rick this is an inspires message for me.,,.an I got it in the right time to rethinking about my temptation than enslaved me form eight or five years,.,.,.it touches me thank you again Rick God Bless you an your family,.,.,. Awesome

  7. I have no friends and can’t join a small group because of my mental and anxiety issues. But I’ll work on Points 1 to 6 and ask God for help.

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