Temptation is, by definition, subtle and personality specific, with a strategy to enter as larvae and then emerge in the fullness of time as a destructive animal force. This is why James uses embryonic language to speak of the “lure” of desire: “Then desire when it has conceived gives birth to sin, and sin when it is fully grown brings forth death” (James 1:14–15).
1. Here’s a trailer for the book:
2. Russell Moore discusses this book on DG Live:
3. Justin Taylor interviews Russell Moore: