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Dealing with Temptation

by Pastor Steve Ellison

Matthew 4 and Luke 4 both record a very interesting confrontation between Jesus (our Advocate) and Satan (our Adversary). These passages tell us that very early in Jesus’ earthly ministry, in fact immediately following His baptism, He faced a series of temptations from Satan himself. However, Mark 1:12 explicitly states that Jesus was sent by the Holy Spirit into the wilderness for that very purpose.


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