When tempted, no one should say, “God is tempting me.” For God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does he tempt anyone;
but each person is tempted when they are dragged away by their own evil desire and enticed.
References for James 1:14
Then, after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is full-grown, gives birth to death.
References for James 1:15
Don’t be deceived, my dear brothers and sisters.
References for James 1:16
Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.
References for James 1:17
He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created.
References for James 1:18