In the temptations in the wilderness, Jesus doesn’t just face the devil, but the very corruption every human faces: the desire for security and control.
Jesus offers a different security system than ADT
Lent 1A | Matthew 4:1-11
This is the first thing after.
A thousand things he could’ve done. Jesus is the Messiah, right? The Son of God. There’s probably a few pressing things God needs done around the place.
The first thing he has to do after his baptism is to go into the wilderness to be tempted.
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