From Pastor Perry

06/01/2019 Markn1:12-13

Mark 1:12-13

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 again leaves out almost all the details, listing none of the temptations.  He simply acknowledges that Jesus was lead out into the wilderness by the Holy Spirit to be tempted by the Satan.  Short and to the point.  

Jesus’ successful struggle against temptation in the wilderness prefigures His final victory at the cross over our ancient foe. From the days of Adam and Eve, we have continuously fallen into Satan’s traps. Jesus, after uniting Himself with fallen humans through Baptism, won a preliminary victory over the evil foe’s temptations. At the cross, Jesus gained an even more wonderful victory for us. His resurrection proves that Satan cannot prevail.

 

I pray: Lord, when we are tempted, remind us of Your own struggles and trials. You have broken Satan’s power once and for all. Amen.

 Edward A. Engelbrecht, The Lutheran Study Bible (St. Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House, 2009), 1656.

 

 The Holy Bible: English Standard Version (Wheaton, IL: Crossway Bibles, 2016), Mk 1:12–13.

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