Monthly Archives: May 2014

Matthew 4: Spirit-led Temptation?

Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.–Matthew 4:1 Who ordained Christ’s temptation? Who ordered this action? Was this temptation an idea from Satan? Was the evil one behind this? No. … Continue reading

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Matthew 3: The Great Affirmation

If you will open your eyes, you can begin to see that the Baptism of Jesus is a story of great, great hope for you and me right now. Before I get into the really good stuff, let me lay … Continue reading

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Matthew 3: Why Did Jesus Get Baptized?

Why did Jesus get baptized by John? Why would Jesus even “need” to be baptized? What was the point for Him? I have always been puzzled by this. Most theologians suggest that Jesus did this to symbolically identify with sinners … Continue reading

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