Temptation: Get behind Me, Satan

Image by Claire Rodahaver on Unsplash And Jesus answered and said to him, "Get behind Me, Satan! For it is written, 'You shall worship the LORD your God, and Him only you shall serve.'"Luke 4:8 NKJV In the previous post, we looked at the second recorded temptation (Luke 4:5-7) and what it would have meant…

Temptation…and when Jesus hungered

And the devil said to Him, "If you are the Son of God, command this stone to become bread."luke 4:3 nkjv This is the first recorded temptation Jesus faced in the wilderness. Jesus entered the wilderness after being baptised and under the direction of Holy Spirit. He was in the wilderness for forty days, fasting…

Temptation

But every person is tempted when he is drawn away, enticed and baited by his own evil desire (lust, passions).james 1:14 amp Charming, isn't it. That is a play on words. Temptation is charming, captivating, enticing; drawing you into it's trap; reasoning with your convictions; whispering 'what harm can thisssss little bit of fun do?'…