Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness for forty days, being tempted by the devil. (Luke 4:1–2)
This Sunday we come to Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness and, while he may appear to be playing defense, he is really playing offense. The second Adam, “son of Adam, Son of God” has come to triumph where the first Adam – and all mankind since – have failed.
The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil. (1 John 3:8)
This Sunday Jackson Randall will be preaching Luke 4:1-13. Would you pray for him as he prepares? And take some time to read and reflect on this passage as you prepare to gather with us for worship on Sunday. We will also be observing the Lord’s Supper in our morning services. If you will be joining us by livestream, be sure to have your communion elements prepared before we begin.
See you Sunday, Grace. Come hungry!
Song Link of the Week
A Mighty Fortress Is Our God by Matt Boswell
Did we in our own strength confide
Our striving would be losing
Were not the right Man on our side
The Man of God’s own choosing
Dost ask who that may be?
Christ Jesus, it is He
The Lord of hosts His name
From age to age the same
And He must win the battle