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65. Has God ever tempted anyone?
God has never tempted anyone.
Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man. James 1:13
Some people have been tempted by God.
God tempted Abraham to kill his son Isaac for a burnt offering.God did tempt Abraham ... And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac ... and offer him there for a burnt offering. Genesis 22:1He (or Satan) tempted David to have a census.And again the anger of the Lord was kindled against Israel, and he moved David against them to say, Go number Israel and Judah. 2 Samuel 24:1And Jesus says we should pray that God will not tempt us. (Which wouldn't be necessary if God never tempts anyone.)And lead us not into temptation. Matthew 6:13