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 the next three days, we have some new material on Matthew chapter 4.
Read Matthew 4:1-11.
That was the story of Jesus being tempted while he fasts for 40 days. Where just after his baptism, Jesus quickly scoffs down some pancakes – I’m not Catholic, but I think that’s where they get that bit from – before the devil leads him out into the wilderness and tempts him three times. And each time he resist the temptation set before him: