From Pastor Perry

05/30/2017 Matt 4:1-4

Matthew 4:1–4 (ESV)

The Temptation of Jesus

Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. And the tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.” But he answered, “It is written,

       “ ‘Man shall not live by bread alone,

but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’ ”


It is interesting to note that God led Jesus out into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.  Temptation #1:  The tempter comes to Jesus when he is hungry and ask him to create his own bread.  Jesus is human and is tempted according to physical needs.  The Lutheran Study Bible states: “Here, Jesus quoted Moses’ explanation to Israel of why God had let them hunger in the wilderness. Life does not depend on food alone but on the Word of God. Jesus did not exhibit His own glory by performing a miracle but displayed trust in the Word of His Father.”



I pray: O Lord, help me to trust in you to provide for my daily provisions… Give us this day our daily bread.”  Amen.



Engelbrecht, E. A. (2009). The Lutheran Study Bible (p. 1583). St. Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House.

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