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Jesus is tested in the wilderness

Jesus is under pressure but resists temptation.
Contributed by LUMO project
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Jesus was led by the Holy Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. – Slide 1
After fasting forty days and forty nights, He was hungry. The tempter came to Him and said, … – Slide 2
‘If you are the Son of God, tell these stones … – Slide 3
‘… to become bread.’ – Slide 4
Jesus refused and replied, ‘It is written: “Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.”’ – Slide 5
Then the devil took Jesus to Jerusalem and had Him stand on the highest point of the temple. ‘Jump off,’ he said, ‘and prove you are the Son of God; for the Scriptures declare, “God will send His angels to keep you from harm, . . . they will prevent you from smashing on the rocks below.”’ – Slide 6
Jesus retorted, ‘It also says don’t put the Lord your God to a foolish test!’ – Slide 7
Next the devil took Jesus to the peak of a very high mountain and showed Him the nations of the world and all their glory. ‘I’ll give it all to you,’ he said, ‘if you will only kneel and worship me.’ – Slide 8
‘Get out of here, Satan,’ Jesus told him. ‘The Scriptures say, “Worship only the Lord God. Obey only Him.”’ – Slide 9
Then Satan went away, and angels came and cared for Jesus. Jesus returned to Galilee, full of the Holy Spirit’s power. – Slide 10
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