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Jesus declines to be relevant, refuses to prove himself, and rejects power over others

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I’ll explain my title in the next day or two.  He is so uncooperative!

First Sunday in Lent February 10, 2008
Matthew 4:1-11; Romans 5:12-19; Genesis 2:15-17,3:1-7; Psalm 32

Matthew 4:1-11
The Test
1-3 Next Jesus was taken into the wild by the Spirit for the Test. The Devil was ready to give it. Jesus prepared for the Test by fasting forty days and forty nights. That left him, of course, in a state of extreme hunger, which the Devil took advantage of in the first test: “Since you are God’s Son, speak the word that will turn these stones into loaves of bread.” Read the rest of this entry »

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February 4, 2008 at 6:27 pm