Let's not doubt God's Word

Week beginning: 26th May, 2024 | By Debbie Woods | Manchester

As soon as Jesus was baptised, he went up out of the water. At that moment heaven was opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him. And a voice from heaven said, 'This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.'

Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. After fasting for forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. The tempter came to him and said, 'If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.' Jesus answered, 'It is written: "Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God."'

Matthew 3:16 - 4:4 (NIVUK)

Straight after His baptism, the Spirit leads Jesus into the wilderness to be tempted. To a hungry man, the 1st temptation was to create His own food. In resisting, Jesus begins to undo the power of the devil to which Adam succumbed. What were the dev

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