Tag Archives: Temptation

Lead Us Not into Temptation

Of all the lines in the Lord’s prayer, the one we address today is perhaps the easiest to pray but the hardest to understand. Jesus instructs us to ask, “Lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from the evil … Continue reading

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The Fast of the Servant King

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 … Continue reading

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Preparation for Worship (1/10/15)

Scripture to consider: Matthew 4.1–11, Deuteronomy 8.1–4 1 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2 After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. 3 The tempter came to him and … Continue reading

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