Jesus tempted in the wilderness – Family Bible Study

Steven led the following bible study on Wednesday 29th August 2018:

The scripture was chosen because it involved the the devil tempting.

Opening Prayer

Bible Reading: Luke 4:1-13:

Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing during those days, and at the end of them he was hungry.

The devil said to him, ‘If you are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread.’

Jesus answered, ‘It is written: “Man shall not live on bread alone.”

The devil led him up to a high place and showed him in an instant all the kingdoms of the world. And he said to him, ‘I will give you all their authority and splendour; it has been given to me, and I can give it to anyone I want to. If you worship me, it will all be yours.’

Jesus answered, ‘It is written: “Worship the Lord your God and serve him only.

The devil led him to Jerusalem and had him stand on the highest point of the temple. ‘If you are the Son of God,’ he said, ‘throw yourself down from here. For it is written:

‘“He will command his angels concerning you
    to guard you carefully;
they will lift you up in their hands,
    so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.”

Jesus answered, ‘It is said: “Do not put the Lord your God to the test.”

When the devil had finished all this tempting, he left him until an opportune time.

Question: What areas of your life does Satan attack you most?

Discussion

Closing Prayer

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