Wednesday 4th January 2023

MATTHEW 4 These days, after a baptism, everyone usually sits down to a relaxing celebratory meal with friends and family.  Not so for Jesus!  The very next thing was that the Spirit of God ‘drove him’ into the Judean wilderness to be tested or tempted by the devil.  ‘Devil’ (from the Greek) or ‘Satan’ (fromContinue reading “Wednesday 4th January 2023”

Wednesday 5th January 2022

MATTHEW 5 Moses climbed up the mountainside and sat while God dictated the Ten Commandments and the law to him, for the benefit of his people.  Here in Matthew, the author is portraying Jesus as the Great King, giving his own teaching to those listening on the mountainside of Galilee.  “The Sermon on the Mount”Continue reading “Wednesday 5th January 2022”

Tuesday 4th January 2022

MATTHEW 4 These days, after a baptism, everyone usually sits down to a relaxing celebratory meal with friends and family.  Not so for Jesus!  The very next thing was that the Spirit of God ‘drove him’ into the Judean wilderness to be TESTED or TEMPTED by the devil.  ‘Devil’ (from the Greek) or ‘Satan’ (fromContinue reading “Tuesday 4th January 2022”