Making Friends with Sin and Temptation



We don’t like to think about sin and temptation but ‘Abdu’l-Bahá tells us that:

We are all sinners. (Abdu’l-Baha, The Promulgation of Universal Peace, p. 176)

So if we are all sinners, we’re all tempted; and there is nothing to be ashamed of! Knowing this, what exactly is the Bahá’í concept of sin and how to we overcome temptation?

Changing the Way we Think About Sin!

Making Friends with Sin and Temptation is full of practical, powerful solutions with lots of examples and stories to illustrate answers from the Divine Physician, a source we can trust. In it you will discover . . .

  • The meaning and nature of sin
  • What actions are considered sins
  • The reasons we’re tempted
  • The ways in which we are tempted
  • The steps of temptation leading to sin
  • Things we can do when we’re tempted
  • Resisting and Preventing Temptation
  • Learn how idle fancies and vain imaginings cause temptation and keep you stuck
  • Find spiritual tools to overcome temptation
  • Learn how to rise up, take back your life and claim what sin and temptation has stolen from you.
  • Stop temptation at the root before it becomes sin
  • Understand where you have choices and how to make them
  • Learn how to transform temptations into virtues
  • Challenge the habits of thought that keep you doing things you don’t want to do
  • Learn specific prayers you can use when you’re tempted

Making Friends with Sin and Temptation is packed with ideas and techniques you can use immediately to overcome your worries and gain control of your life. Nowhere else will you find this approach to healing anxiety, straight from the Bahá’í Writings.

When you learn to apply the Divine Remedy, there is hope for a complete recovery.

Just imagine: Minutes from now you will be learning everything you need to strengthen your resolve!


We would never claim that the information in this book is a magic pill. The individual using this information must make a diligent effort in all suggested areas, or results will not be obtained. Even if you do follow the program as instructed, there is a chance you will see little or no benefit. Susan Gammage is not a medical doctor, psychologist, or mental health worker. This information comes from the Bahá’í Writings and has been used in her own experience ending an anxiety disorder and PTSD, and is not meant as a substitute for medical advice. Please consult a qualified professional for any specific needs you may have .


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