Tested – the Temptation of Jesus

Brian McCoy


August 20, 2023

Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, to invade the Devil’s territory and show him who is King. What Satan means to destroy and discredit Jesus as The Faithful Son of God actually serves to validate and “prove” Jesus is the rightful Savior King. And by winning this fight, Jesus not only wins for us but shows us what we can expect in our spiritual battle, and how to win by his grace, through faith, for His glory! In this text we learn four things; Jesus was tempted to show us divinely designed testing v1-2; to expose the schemes of the Devil V3-10; to convince of the power and authority of the Word V4,7,10; and to demonstrate his sympathy for us V11.

Scripture: Matt. 4:1-11; Ex. 4; 1 Cor. 10:13; Deut. 8:3, 6:16; Ex. 16-17; Deut. 6:13; Matt. 16; Heb. 2:18, 4:14-16; Heb. 5:7-9

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