And bear this in mind: Every temptation you overcome makes you stronger to overcome others, while every temptation that defeats you makes you weaker. You can become weaker and weaker, or you can become stronger and stronger. Sin takes the pith out of your sinews, but virtue makes you stronger.
Moody, Dwight Lyman (2011-03-24). The Overcoming Life and Other Sermons (Kindle Locations 324-326). Kindle Edition.