The devil tempts jesus christ - 1 - John the baptist primary school belfast
New international version then jesus was led by the spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil new living translation then jesus was led by the spirit into the wilderness to be tempted there by the devil.
The temptation of christ is a biblical narrative detailed in the gospels of matthew mark and luke according to these texts after being baptized by john the baptist jesus fasted for 40 days and nights in the judaean desert.
jesus was both fully a man and fully god when satan tempted him the desire to give into temptation was there but he withstood the temptation because of his divine nature.
Mark 112 matthew 41 immediately the spirit drove jesus into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.
the devil is known by many names including satan lucifer mephistopheles beelzebub the evil one and the prince of darkness according to ancient scriptures he was originally one of.
Theme how do we defeat satan by following jesus example first sunday in lent yearc object a wwjd bracelet or something similar scripture.
During lent the church often focuses on repentance resisting temptation and the passion of jesus.
In cartoons and comics the devil appears as a cute benign tempter pushing you to do something thats fun or a little bit wrong in reality however satan is anything but cute.
This sunday the gospel reading speaks of a mysterious event just after jesus baptism in which he was tempted by the devil in the wilderness.