From Pastor Perry

09/16/2014 Mark 1:12-13

Mark 1:12–13 (ESV)
The Temptation of Jesus
12 The Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness. 13 And he was in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by Satan. And he was with the wild animals, and the angels were ministering to him.

Mark goes through the temptations of Christ like a rocket car through a school zone.  The rocket car never slowed down, and neither does Mark.  After showing Christ as the Son of God at his Baptism, he is immediately taken out to the desert to be tempted by Satan.  When building racing engines, they hook them up to a Dynamometer tester to test horsepower as well as many other facets of the engine.  To test Jesus “the Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness” to be tested by Satan.  Jesus passed the test, but Mark does not give this detail, or what were the tests.  For more of the details, you must go to Matthew 4 and Luke 4.  Notice that the temptation falls in chapter 4 while it is a mere verse 12 & 13 in chapter 1 in Marks Gospel.

I pray: O Lord, you are the Son of God and you stood the test in the desert with Satan.  The last and greatest test comes at the cross.  Help me to never forget or to doubt who you are.  Amen.

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09.10 | 11:35

I really love v.13 in this passage. It is both encouraging and comforting.

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