This past week, we studied the “The Temptations of Jesus” in Luke 4. Jesus taught us many lessons in confronting and dealing with temptations. We learned four lessons from him:

  1. Temptations are inevitable and expected.
  2. Temptations happen more often when we are tired and weary.
  3. Temptations occur at our weakest and strongest points.
  4. Temptations are confronted best by using Scripture as our weapon.

It is not a coincidence that Jesus includes ‘temptations’ in his teaching on prayer in Matthew 6. He knew the power of temptations to derail our connection to Him.

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