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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