The Fast of the Servant King

photo courtesy of the wild yeast blog

Of the three temptations that Satan presented to Jesus in Matthew 4, the first doesn’t seem to be too significant. Turning stones to bread? What’s so bad about that? The other two are obviously sinful: throwing oneself off a high building presumes on God’s goodness, and worshiping anyone other than God is prohibited. But why is performing a relatively small such a bad thing?

To understand why, you have to hear the story behind the story—or, perhaps, the stories behind the story. And when you do, you’ll see even more of the glory of Jesus, the Servant King.

Title: The Fast of the Servant King

Text: Matthew 4.1–11

Overview

  • 1st story
  • 2nd story
  • 3rd story
  • 4th story

Resources

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