We have all sinned. Yet He was tempted without sin. May we be like Him in His strength.
He was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where he was tempted by the devil for forty days. (Luke 4:1-2)
Relate: “Turn this dirt into donuts.” For nearly six weeks Jesus had been fasting out in the wilderness. I’ve done long fasts. They say that after about three days the hunger goes away. This is true. We are addicted to eating and over those first few days are struggle is not so much true hunger as it is kicking the habit. Thing is, after about ten days to two weeks in, real hunger does start to kick in. The problem is no longer psychosomatic but rather your body is now telling you, “feed me or I’m gonna start dying.” The early hunger is in your mind but this hunger… it is real. Jesus was feeling it for a while when the…
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