Jesus’ temptations – Part Three (Matt 4:1-11)

During the summer, we’re doing what any good TV network does and playing mostly reruns, working through previous episodes in Matthew’s Gospel. But for these three days, we have some new material on Matthew chapter 4.

If you’re just joining us, you need to read last Friday’s post and then yesterday’s post for this to make sense, along with the text we’re looking at, Matthew 4:1-11. We saw how Jesus was symbolically re-enacting the scene of Israel’s failure, but this time getting it right – being “God’s son” in a way that Israel never could.

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