||Blessed is the man who suffers temptation. For when he has been proven, he shall receive the crown of life which God has promised to those who love him.
||No one should say, when he is tempted, that he was tempted by God. For God does not entice toward evils, and he himself tempts no one.
||Yet truly, each one is tempted by his own desires, having been enticed and drawn away.
||Thereafter, when desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin. Yet truly sin, when it has been consummated, produces death.
||And so, do not choose to go astray, my most beloved brothers.
||Every excellent gift and every perfect gift is from above, descending from the Father of lights, with whom there is no change, nor any shadow of alteration.
||For by his own will he produced us through the Word of truth, so that we might be a kind of beginning among his creatures.